President Jokowi Establishes 2020-2024 Steering Committee, Team for Bureaucracy Reforms

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 26 Maret 2020
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In a bid to implement continuous and optimal Bureaucratic Reforms, the Indonesian Government has established the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee and the National Bureaucracy Reform Team for the period 2020-2024.

For this reason, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has signed Presidential Decree Number 8 of 2020 on the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee and the National Bureaucracy Reform Team. (Link: https://jdih.setkab.go.id/PUUdoc/176080/Keppres_Nomor_8_Tahun_2020.pdf)

The formation of the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee in accordance with the Presidential Decree is as follows: a. Chair: Vice President; b. Secretary: Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform; c. Members: 1. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs; 2.  Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs; 3. Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture; 4. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment; 5. Minister of Home Affairs; 6. Presidential Chief of Staff.

The Steering Committee, according to the Presidential Decree, is responsible to the President and is in charge of: a. Establishing a national policy direction as the basis for the implementation of bureaucratic reforms in realizing good governance; b. Establishing strategic programs for the implementation of bureaucratic reforms; c. Resolving problems and obstacles in the implementation of bureaucratic reforms unsolved by the National Bureaucracy Reform Team; d. Submitting reports periodically or at any time necessary to the President.

The decree also stated that the National Bureaucracy Reform Team consists of: a. Chair: Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reforms; b. Members: 1. Minister of Finance; 2. Minister of Law and Human Rights; 3. Minister of National Development Planning/Head of the National Development Planning Agency; 4. Minister of State Secretary; 5. Cabinet Secretary.

The Team, according to the Presidential Decree, is responsible to the Steering Committee and is in charge of: a. Formulating operational policies and strategies for national bureaucracy reforms; b. Monitoring and evaluating the progress on the implementation of national bureaucratic reforms; c. Establishing the steps needed to enforce compliance with standards for the implementation of bureaucratic reform programs;  d. Carrying out periodic communication with stakeholders; e. Giving approval and determination of the amount of performance allowance for the Ministry/Institution after receiving input from the National Bureaucracy Reform Management Unit; f. Giving consideration to the standardization of the calculation of the amount of performance allowance for Local Governments; g. Reporting the progress of the implementation of national bureaucratic reforms to the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee.

In carrying out their duties, in accordance with the Presidential Decree, the National Bureaucratic Reform Team is assisted by the National Bureaucratic Reform Management Unit and is supported by the National Bureaucratic Reform Independent Team and the Bureaucratic Reform Quality Assurance Team.

“The formation of the National Bureaucratic Reform Management Unit, the National Bureaucratic Reform Independent Team, and the Bureaucratic Reform Quality Assurance Team are determined by Ministerial Decree of Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform as the Chair of the National Bureaucracy Reform Team,” Article 7 of the Presidential Decree reads.

According to the Presidential Decree, the costs required for carrying out the duties of the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee, the National Bureaucratic Reform Team, the National Bureaucratic Reform Management Unit, the National Bureaucratic Reform Independent Team, and the Bureaucratic Reform Quality Assurance Team shall be borne by the Budget of Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform.

Based on Article 9 of the Decree, with the stipulation of this Presidential Decree, the Presidential Decree Number 15 of 2015 on the Formation of the National Bureaucratic Reform Steering Committee and the National Bureaucratic Reform Team for the Period of 2015-2019 is revoked and declared invalid.

“This Presidential Decree shall come into force on the date of its enactment,” reads Article 10 of the Presidential Decree established by the President on 18 March 2020. (EN)

 

 

Translated by: Fairuzzamani Inayatillah
Reviewed by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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