Jakarta:Indonesia is pushing for the United Nations Human Rights Council to be more efficient. This is one of Indonesia's priorities as a Member of the UN Human Rights Council for the 2020-2022 period.
"Indonesia is pushing for the UN Human Rights Council to be more efficient, effective, objective, transparent, fair, non-political, impartial and open to dialogue for all parties that are results-oriented," said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jakarta on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.
In Addition, in order to encourage the promotion and protection of human rights, national interests and the interests of developing countries, cooperation is a priority for Indonesia in the UN Human Rights Council.
"Indonesia wants to increase countries' capacity in respecting, advancing and protecting human rights," she said.
Until the end of 2020, Indonesia is still a Non-Permanent Member of the UN Security Council. In August 2020, the topic of counterterrorism cooperation will become the focus of Indonesia's leadership in the UN Security Council.
Meanwhile, in 2020 Indonesia will become chairman of Foreign Policy and Global Health with the theme 'Affordable Health Care'. In 2023, Indonesia will serve as chairman of ASEAN and chair of the G20.
"The issue of women, peace, and security remains a concern of the Indonesian foreign policy. In this regard, the issue of women and democracy becomes the topic of the Bali Democracy Forum in December 2019, " she said.