The Australia-Indonesia Partnership Towards an Inclusive Society (AIPTIS) is a continuation of Australia’s commitment to supporting Indonesia’s stability and prosperity, through the development goal of more Indonesians can equitably participate in and benefit from Indonesia’s social, political and economic opportunities. This program builds upon previous gains and learning while responding to new challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. It will support stronger partnerships between the Government of Indonesia (GOI) and civil society organisations (CSOs), and work with a broad range of stakeholders and partners to respond to Indonesia’s commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and supporting and strengthening the social, political and economic institutions and civil society impacting gender equality and women’s empowerment, and social inclusion in Indonesia.
AIPTIS will build on experiences and lessons working in community-driven development, civil society programs, women’s empowerment and inclusive development programs – most recently through the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (MAMPU) and Program Peduli (social inclusion), as well as considerable support through other development programs (supported by GOI, DFAT, and other development partners). It also builds on decades of work by Indonesian CSOs focusing on gender equality and social inclusion.
The End of Program Outcomes for AIPTIS include:
- Selected national and sub-national government policies and programs are implemented in ways that enable greater economic opportunities and access to services for women, people with disabilities, and vulnerable groups.
- Improved policy and regulatory environment for CSO partners working on gender equality, disability and social inclusion.
- Changes in perspectives and public discourse around gender, disability and social inclusion amongst communities, leaders and institutions within the scope of the Program.