Presentation on theme: "Indonesia Update: Illegality, tracking, enforcement and corruption by TELAPAK representative of Indonesian Civil Society."— Presentation transcript:
Indonesia Update: Illegality, tracking, enforcement and corruption by TELAPAK representative of Indonesian Civil Society
Overview Iniative to combat forest crime in Indonesia is not simple as being imagined. The mastermind behind the illegal operation are still untouchable, and only the field operator jailed. ICS monitor the forestry crime by using the comprehensive approach, including anti corruption and anti money laundry act.
Enforcement in Indonesia Policy: Forestry Act Number 41/1999. Actions for Combating Illegal Logging Act. President Instruction Number 4/2005 on Combating Illegal Logging. Anti Money Laundering Act Number 25/2003. Anti Corruption Act Number 19/2001. Review Government Law Number 34/2002 on Forest Management and Administration.
…..continued Action: Enforcement Operation. Anti Money Laundring.
Result There are a lot of government institutions who involve in the area for tackling the forest crime issues yet success story still limited. The moral commitment of law enforcer in order to deal with the problems is low where in lot of cases corrupt officials were highly suspiciosed involved in the crime. There are lack of understanding on the relevant laws, including the Anti Money Laundry Act and Anti Corruption Act. These are lots of cases resulted the released of the offender or low verdict in the courts and that almost all of the masterminds behind the illegal operation are untouchable. There are cases where civil society which include the local communities that actively monitored the forest crime were experienced violance actions from the timber mafia and corrupt officials.
ICS Position GoI: to implement comprehensive strategy to curb the forest crime through reviewing the relevant regulations and reforming the governance. also effectively use the regulations of Anti Money Laundry Act and Anti Corruption Act to get hold the master mind behind the illegal operation. to accelerate the process of setting up the witness protection act in order to give the assurance for ICS and local communities to monitor the forest crime activities
…. Continued EU and GoI: to put the Anti Money Laundry approach in VPA negotiation with the result to implement the prevention effort to avoid the corruption financial issues.