Politics of Indonesia
In Indonesia, the type of government is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Indonesia, the legislative power is vested in a People's Consultative Assembly. The head of the government is Joko Widodo. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Indonesia lasts until 1 January 2019. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Indonesia lasts until 01/01/2019. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Indonesia is 1.768. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Indonesia is very safe by international standards. The strength of legal rights index for Indonesia is 5. Overall, it is considered to be rather inadequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders to some degree; credit information may be sufficient, but hardly available, or, the oppoiste case, available but not sufficient. In 2013, Indonesia received 67.8 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 419.2 USD.
In Indonesia, the head of the government is Joko Widodo. The government system of Indonesia is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Indonesia, the legislative power is vested in a People's Consultative Assembly; this is a Bicameral legislative body, and therefore a Bicameral People's Consultative Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Indonesia is -0.01. This indicates that the government of Indonesia is mediocre. While some public and civil services are limited, in other cases they can be considered adequate or even effective. Potential investors should carefully evaluate the governmental situation in Indonesia before considering any business maneuvers.
Unions and alliances
This section deals with a list of unions Indonesia is a member of.
Indonesia is a member of the United Nations (UN). Indonesia is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Indonesia is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Indonesia became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Indonesia is part of, click on Indonesia membership in international unions.
Freedom in Indonesia
With regard to political and civil freedoms, Indonesia is 2. Citizens in Indonesia experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Indonesia, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Indonesia click on Freedom in Indonesia.