About Indonesia for Global Justice
Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ, formerly Institute for Global Justice) was formed on 7th August 2001 to address the global trade liberalization issues. Its establishment was facilitated by INFID and by some individual members of the Indonesian NGO Coalition on WTO (KOP-WTO). It was registered as an Association by Notary Registration No. 34 dated 22 April 2002.
The Vision of IGJ is “A Global Justice Order through Social Movements”. The mission of IGJ is “Changes toward a just trade system through developing critical awareness and empowering strategic groups of civil society”.
The objectives of IGJ are:
- The government introduced to the strategy of sovereign and just economic development.
- Laws and policies on trade and investment are pro-people.
- International agreements on economy protect the national and people’s interests.
- Critical and resistant power of civil society in facing globalization is strengthened.
- The development of institutional capacity and managerial of IGJ.
IGJ works on global trade liberalization issues, particularly on monitoring and responding to trade-related priority issues, they are: WTO (World Trade Organization), national trade policy (investment, trade facility, and competition policy), Free Trade Agreements, ASEAN, and the G20. IGJ has been working and networking with both national and international civil society organizations.
Intern Duties (Example)
Researching Free Trade Agreement (FTAs);
Researching on the mining company Rio Tinto;
Researching the level of involvement in the FTA process between Indonesian Parliament and Australian Parliament;
Developing highlight sheets which summarise the current situation surrounding issues such as foreign investment, the US China trade war and FTAs;
Conducting interview on issues in free trade in Indonesia;
Writing highlights from different articles that range from topics of the Free Trade Agreement, Trade wards, Investments and the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).
Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm
Komplek PLN Duren Tiga
Jl. Laboratorium No.7,
Telp. +62 21 7984552,
Pancoran, Jakarta Selatan 12760, Indonesia