StuNed sends 14 Staff of The House of Representative for Legal Training in the Netherlands
The Dutch government awarded StuNed scholarships to fourteen expert staff of Commission III, legislative drafter, and researcher of the Expertise Agency of the House of Representatives Republic Indonesia (DPR RI) to participate in a tailor-made training entitled,” Capacity Building on Legal Aspects of Police”. The scholarship is officially awarded by Brechtje Klandermans, Acting Deputy Head of Political Department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Johnson Rajagukguk, Head of Parliamentary Expertise Agency DPR RI during today’s pre-departure session.
Brechtje Klandermans, Acting Deputy Head of Political Department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is giving remarks during pre-departure session, attended by Johnson Rajagukguk, Head of Parliamentary Expertise Agency DPR RI and Indy Hardono, Team Coordinator Scholarship of Nuffic Neso Indonesia.
“This training aims to build capacity of the DPR RI’s staff on the legislative process particularly related to drafting technique, tools and resources used by legislative lawyers, for reviewing and amendment of the police law. It is expected that the training could enhance the knowledge on law enforcement by learning best practices in the Netherlands and cooperation with European”, said Johnson in his remarks. He emphasized the importance of this training as the starting point for future cooperation.
Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC) was appointed as the training provider for this two weeks’ training which will be held in early May 2017 at The Hague. Participants will learn on legal aspect of police, based on research and analysis, from various lectures given by leading Dutch experts from the legal and judicial community, academia and practitioners from the Dutch Parliament, ministries, legal and security institutions.
Brechtje Klandermans appreciated the decision of DPR RI to choose the Netherlands. “CILC has a long and recognized reputation in legal drafting and law making. Moreover, they already had cooperation with various Indonesia institutions, such as Legislative Agency of DPR RI, Ministry of Law and Human Right, and State Secretariat.”
Indy Hardono, Team Coordinator Scholarship of Nuffic Neso Indonesia who also attended this session, explained that the training was proposed by Expertise Agency DPR RI based on their needs. She added, “This training supports the bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and the Netherlands in the field of security and rule of law, which is one of the priority sectors.” She also highlighted the importance of the implementation of acquired knowledge and skills in the organization after the completion of the training.