Indonesian ICT Partnership Association (ICT Watch) is a civil society organisation (CSO) established in order to develop, empower and support people, other CSOs and multi-stakeholder in Indonesia for their right to information. We believe that the Internet is one of the most powerful tools for facilitating citizen engagement in building democratic societies and promoting a range of human rights.
Therefore, ICT Watch provides information to the society about the dynamics and potential benefits of Internet through campaign, publication and variety of public activities. ICT Watch stands clearly on opposing unclear policies encroaching censorship on the Internet, and protecting access to information for societies. Further it stimulates safe and wise Internet use in Indonesia. ICT Watch proud member of Indonesian CSOs Network for Internet Governance (ID-CONFIG) as well as Indonesia Internet Governance Forum (ID-IGF). ICT Watch also supports Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) initiative. ICT Watch was initiated in 2002 and legally registered on 31 December 2008 in Jakarta.
“The establishment of Internet ecosystem and governance in Indonesia that implement the protection and fulfillment of rights to information, the rights to have freedom of expressions and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Internet strategically, as mandated by Indonesian Constitution”
- To develop Indonesian people awareness, emphasis on children and family, on the use of ICT and exercise Internet safely and wisely. (INTERNET SAFETY)
- To empower regional civil society, especially information and human rights activists, by supporting them to use the ICT and Internet as those are the enabling tools in fulfilling the right to information. (INTERNET RIGHTS).
- To support global multistakeholder dialogue in ICT and Internet Governance whilst upholding the key principles of transparency, accountability, equality, collaboration and professionalism. (INTERNET GOVERNANCE).