Complaint systems, such as the government initiative LAPOR!, will fail to build trust if bureaucracies are unresponsive.
It took 11 years after the treaty came into force for Indonesia to ratify the agreement in 2014. But two years in, Indonesia has yet to enact regulations at the national and local level.
A new decree states that local administrations may be asked to provide shelter for asylum seekers and refugees. In reality, this may be rather challenging.
Indonesian politicians and public figures say Indonesians have a low interest in reading. But people in disadvantaged areas defy this perception; they always welcome new books with joy.
Indonesia's decree on refugees honours a customary international law obligation of non-refoulement, or not expelling or returning refugees.
Indonesia's shadow economy – a range of activities not included in the national accounts –
is keeping the country back from reaching its tax revenue potential.
Indonesia revised a regulation on ride-hailing services to ensure fair competition. But the government has yet to address the job insecurity issues that drivers face.
To stop Indonesia polluting the ocean with plastic it is important to change the country's land-based waste management.
Inequality is bad for all Indonesians, including the middle and upper classes, because it causes more violence, more people with mental illness and less chance for us to better our lives.
Digital technology and its ability to process vast amounts of human-generated data can be a powerful tool for social science research.
Indonesian politicians have engaged in post-truth politics, framing information and stories by appealing to emotions with very little or no regard to any policy details and objective facts.