Public consultation at the district, sub-district and village levels is a compulsory part of the planning process through the ‘musrenbang’, an annual community forum that aims to reach an agreement on program priorities for local government.
However, marginalised groups – including the poor, women and people with disabilities – are not contributing actively in many of these forums. To strengthen social accountability, KOMPAK:
Communities - especially women, the poor and vulnerable - take action to push government and service units to improve the accessibility and quality of service.
The Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) with the support of KOMPAK―the Australia-Indonesia Government Partnership program―held an online discussion titled “National Action Plan, Into the Era of Expanding Inclusive Development of Persons with Disabilities,” on Wednesday, 24 August 2021.