Celebrating 50 years of Indonesia – Netherlands legal cooperation and looking back at the jubilee events
On 17 October 2019, familiar and new faces joined us at the Netherlands Supreme Court to celebrate 50 years of legal cooperation between Indonesia and the Netherlands.
With this message, we would like to thank you for your attendance and for your ongoing (or more recent) efforts in building and maintaining the special relationship between both countries. As Minister Grapperhaus rightfully mentioned: ”You are the trailblazers of the cooperation. Looking into the future, we should cherish this unique bond and continue working together”.
This newsletter provides you with a recap of the most interesting outcomes and fresh ideas for the next years. We hope you enjoyed the celebrations as much as we did!
News item // Forum event – Legal certainty
”It is always about the people”. With this strong message, National Ombudsman Reinier van Zutphen kicked-off the forum. Check out our full news item to discover more.
Speech // Minister of Justice & Security
We’re pleased to share the speech of Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Netherlands Minister of Justice & Security. Click on this link to access it.
Speech // President of the Netherlands Supreme Court
In his speech, Maarten Feteris, President of the Netherlands Supreme Court emphasized the warm relationship with the Supreme Court of Indonesia and thanked his colleague Mr. Agung for joining us and closing the forum event. Check this link to read his complete speech.
Video // Youth workshop – The future is now, own it!
”To continue the legal cooperation in the years to come, we need to involve the youth of today”. Watch this and other takeaways in the visual recap of the youth workshop which was held on 16 October 2019 at CILC Meeting & Training, or read our news item.
Blog post series // Celebrating 50 years of legal cooperation
As part of the celebrations, we’ve asked partners and students of the Indonesian – Dutch cooperation to write a blog post. Please find below an overview of the published blog-posts. More is forthcoming!
- Strengthening legal certainty through legal aid by Dr. Ward Berenschot
- Student blog post on Indonesia and the Rome Statute by Alissa Gunawan and Giras Bowo