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We return to Bali
Ten years ago, Bali 6-8 Dec 2003
the United in Diversity Forum (UID) was launched as an international conference organized jointly by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, the University of Indonesia and the Indonesian daily newspaper Sinar Harapan.

The idea of this collaborative gathering of business, government, and civil society in "Building Trust for Our Common Future"was borne in the aftermath of the painful Asian financial crisis and at a time the world speculated on a country on the path of disintegration.

The international conference was launched against intense adversity in the backdrop of distrustful sentiments as well as international travel warnings a year after the 2002 Bali bombing. Indonesia needed its diverse peoples and the world to join hands, heads and hearts in healing and rebuilding in Bali and as a whole nation.



Three heads of States from then President Megawati to late President Gus Dur and current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono all participated and voiced their aspirations toward a country reunited in diversity.
United in Diversity conference took place, unprecedented and unforeseen, Three heads of states, from then President Megawati to late President Gus Dur and current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, participated in the UID Forum in Bali and voiced their aspirations toward an Indonesia reunited in diversity.

MIT Sloan then Deans Lester Thurow, Alan White and faculty were present to show their commitment and support along with other global institutions such as IMF, EU and renowned gurus such as Alvin and Heidi Toffler. Leaders of diverse religions and faiths came on stage at the outdoor Artists for a Night evening for joint prayers with 400 participating delegates.

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