Category: Social

EU support ASEAN’s Bali Work Plan

On 12 December 2019, European Union coming together with our partners to support the implementation of “ASEAN’s Bali work plan to prevent & counter the rise of radicalization and violent extremism 2019 – 2025”. Thanks to the National Counterterrorism Agency Indonesia for hosting that such of event!   More

Indonesian Innovation Forum 2019

On 11 December 2019, Ambassador Peter Schoof has opening speech at Indonesia Innovation Forum 2019. ” Proud to launch #IndonesiaInnovationForum 2019 together with Wishnutama, Mandiri CEO. 5000 participants, 500 investors – all keen to improve the startup-ecosystem in Indonesia. Glad that Germany has the privilege to share some experience!” – Ambassador Peter Schoof. More

Traditional German cut out Cookies

Baking is so much fun, especially in the holiday season! Germans traditionally make cutout cookies with the kids and every family has its own little rituals when it comes to recipes, shapes and decorations. What is your best homemade cookies for Christmas? or Any other tradition activities at home during this enjoyable season?   More

Fun and Creative Learning about “Promoting Entrepreneurship and Free Markets”

This seminar with the theme “Promoting Entrepreneurships and Open Markets”, 15-27 September 2019. The seminar was attended by 22 participants from various countries, namely: Ukraine, Israel, Uganda, Vietnam, Senegal, Georgia, Malaysia, Chile, Philippines, Argentina, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Mexico, Morocco, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Sweden, Vietnam, Indonesia and Bangladesh. From day one, the participants began to…

Observing Indonesia-European Union Trade Relations in I-EU CEPA

FNF Indonesia and INDEKS held a public discussion on “Observing Trade Relations between Indonesia and the European Union: I – EU CEPA” on 27 September 2019 at Ashley Hotel Jakarta. The event was attended by 45 participants from various backgrounds, such as students, professionals, journalists and local NGOs. The public discussion was divided into two…

A glimpse of sister city celebration between Jakarta-Berlin

On 20th November 2019, German Embassy together with Jakarta City Government held a Jakarta Berlin Festival. This festival was held to commemorating the relationship between Jakarta & German. The speech was open by Jakarta City Governor Mr. Anies Baswedan, Ambassador Peter Schoof, and Head of business growth MRA Media, Mr. Iwet Ramadhan. Hundreds of people…

How the German tax system works

The German tax system attempts to share burdens fairly. This principle is most evident when it comes to income tax. In Germany there are different kinds of taxes, such as Einkommensteuer (income tax), Gewerbesteuer (trade tax) and Umsatzsteuer (value added tax). They are the government’s most important source of revenue, which is used to fund…