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					                      REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

     Aid Accountability and Transparency:
             Indonesia’s Experience
                    DR. Dedi M. Masykur Riyadi

               Presented at the High-level Symposium on
Accountable and Transparent Development Cooperation: Towards a More
                          Inclusive Framework
                    Vienna, 12-13 November 2009
           • Paris Declaration (2005)
        • Accra Agenda for Action (2008)

    • Jakarta Commitment (12 January 2009)
 • Aid for Development Effectiveness Secretariat
                (A4DES) – June 2009
• 74 actions related to aid effectiveness on 2009-
                2010 work program;
 • 6 thematic Working Groups implementing the
                   work program.
          The Jakarta Commitment
• The Jakarta Commitment is a non-legally binding document that build
  upon the spirit of mutual respect, support and accountability. Signed on
  12 January 2009, adopted by 26 donors;
• The Jakarta Commitment is Indonesia’s aid effectiveness road map to 2014
  - moving beyond Paris Declaration in maximizing the use of resources for
  development results linked to the achievement of Indonesia’s Medium
  Term Development Plan up to 2014;
• It takes the Paris Declaration further by developing and adopting a country
  specific action plan, setting time bound and monitorable proposals;
• Aid for Development Effectiveness Secretariat (A4DES) is established to
  ensure GOI have the capacity to take full ownership and to lead the aid
  coordination and aid management processes.
Key Operating Principles

            1. Government led
    2. Inclusive and built upon existing
 3. Responsive to policy needs: legitimate
              and policy-relevant
 4. Underpinned by results of monitoring
      and relevant assessment processes
     5. Procedures for measuring and
         monitoring its effectiveness
6. Subject to critical review as appropriate
   Accountability & Transparency Within
           A4DES Framework
• Accountability and transparency reflected in:
   –   The basis of the Jakarta Commitment
   –   A4DES structure ;
   –   Program formulation;
   –   Program design;
   –   Program Implementation .
• Measures to improve accountability & transparency:
   – establishment of dialogue with a wider stakeholders;
   – improvement of aid registration mechanism and regulation to
     administer aid into Government budget; and
   – development of Aid Information Management System (AIMS).
        Objectives (thru A4DES) on
       Accountability & Transparency
• A clearer picture on the state and performance of ODA supported
• the possibility for a more accurate alignment with the national
  development plan;
• Smoother, better communications among GOI agencies, among donors,
  GOI and donors, as well as GOI, donors and other stakeholders such as
  civil society organizations (CSOs);
• Better coordination in order to avoid duplication of projects as well
  reduce the number of donors’ missions
• Measuring the effectiveness of ODA supported program.

Transparency is important, but it must be managed carefully!
  The Aid for Development Effectiveness Secretariat
                         GOI Steering Commitee (SC)                Plenary Members
                  Chairman : Deputy Minister for Development      Selected Development
                             Funding Bappenas                           Partners’
                  Members : Echelons-I of Depkeu, Menko Ekon,        Representative
                             LKPP, Deplu, Depdagri, Setneg,

                                 Management Committee (MC)
                        Chairman : Director of Bilateral Foreign
                                                                                         Group of Experts
                                   Funding Bappenas
                                                                                         (to back up the WGs)
                        Members : Echelons-II of Depkeu, Menko
                                   Ekon, LKPP, Deplu, Depdagri,
                                   Setneg, Bappenas

   WG on                    WG on                    WG on                    WG on
Procurement              Public Finance            Monitoring &           Development of
                          Management                Evaluation         Financing Mechanism

             WG on                                               WG on
      Dialogue & Institutional                              Capacity Building &    Technical & Administrative
           Development                                    Knowledge Management           Support Team
                                                                                     (Management Office)