The government of Indonesian and the Netherlands enhance cooperation in law through development of capacity, research, training and technical exchange. The Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia, Rob Swartbol, in “Indonesia-Netherlands Rule of Law and Security Update 2018” in Jakarta on Wednesday (17/1) said that on one hand, the two countries share knowledge in substantive aspect and structure of law, because of similar DNA law. On the other hand, both countries face similar new challenges such as creating inclusive society and making regulation of using internet and technology.
“…On one hand, our 2 countries share a number of commonalities in substantive law and legal structure. This is always fortune as our common legal DNA. On the other hand, we are finishing similar challenges, how to create inclusive societies, how to regulate the use of internet and social media or to curb cyber crime. How to regulate the latest what change technology, how to fight climate change, and environmental degradation or how to deal with illegal fishing. Both countries have to find answers to these new challenges,” The Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia, Rob Swartbol said.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Indonesia, Muhammad Hatta Ali said that with the roots of the same legal system, collaboration between Indonesia and the Netherlands is not only important, but also strategic. Furthermore, Ambassador Rob Swartbol said that equal partnership between Indonesia and the Netherlands is conducted to enhance quality and effectiveness of the court apparatus. (Rifai/Trans by Yati)