In Indonesia, NIMD and KID support a growing number of Democracy Schools that train young politicians and activists in democratic practices and values. Many graduates of these schools are now participating as candidates in the upcoming local and parliamentary elections.
On this blog, Democracy School graduates from three regions (Malang, East Java; Banyuasin, Sumatera Selatan; and Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara) report from the campaign trail, providing an insider's view of local politics in practice.
Any Rufaidah and Alim Mustofa (Malang), Prana Susiko and Arman (Banyuasin), Alexander Taum (Lembata)
Fransiskus Pascaries (Jakarta, Indonesia) and Maarten Van Den Berg (The Hague, Netherlands)
Versi Bahasa Indonesia dari blog ini: Pemilu Indonesia