President Jokowi Appoints Nine KPK Selection Committee Members
President Joko Jokowi Widodo has appointed nine Selection Committee (Pansel) members whose job is to choose new commissioners for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) for period of 2019-2023.
The appointment of the committee members is stipulated in Presidential Decree Number 54 / P Year 2019 on Establishment of the Selection Committee Members for the KPK Commissioners for 2019-2023 Period signed by President Joko Widodo on Friday, 17 May 2019.
The selection committee was established to guarantee the quality and transparency during the selection process of the candidates for commissioners of the KPK. The selection process includes filtering and proposing names of candidates to the President until the final test. The candidates wish to replace the current commissioners whose term will be completed on 21 December 2019.
Following is the list for the committee members:
1. Chairperson-cum-Member: Dr. Yenti Ganarsih, S.H., M.H; an academic lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Trisakti University
2. Deputy Chairperson-cum-Member: Prof. Dr. Indriyanto Senoadji, S.H., M.H.; Professor of Criminal Law of University of Indonesia, also ex-acting head of the KPK
a. Prof. Dr. Harkristuti Harkrisnowo, an academic expert in criminal law and human rights
b. Prof. Dr. Marcus Priyo Gunarto, S.H., M.Hum., an academic and criminal law expert at Gadjah Mada University.
c. Prof. Dr. Hamdi Moeloek, an academic and psychology expert at University of Indonesia
d. Dr. Diani Sadia Wati, S.H., LL.M., an expert staff at Ministry of National Development Planning
e. Dr. Mualimin Abdi, S.H., M.H., Director General of Human Rights at Ministry of Law and Human Rights
f. Hendardi, S.H., founder of Setara Institute NGO
g. Al Araf, S.H., M.T., Director of Imparsial (an NGO focused on human rights issues)
Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Mia Medyana