Monday, November 06, 2017
Story of Co-CLASS: Transformasi Sistem Ketenagakerjaan Indonesia melalui Program Co-CLASS
United in Diversity Foundation, berkolaborasi dengan Kementerian Ketenagakerjaan Republik Indonesia, Universitas Tsinghua, dan Universitas Paramadina menyelenggarakan Co-CLASS (Collective, Creative Learning and Action for Sustainable Solutions) dengan fokus utama mentransformasikan sistem ketenagakerjaan di Indonesia.
Sunday, November 05, 2017
Reformasi Mental untuk Tranformasi Sistem Ketenagakerjaan Indonesia
Menteri Tenaga Kerja Muhammad Hanif Dhakiri mengapresiasi program Colective Creative Learning and Action for Sustainable Solution (Co-CLASS) yang diselenggarakan bersama-sama antara Kementerian Ketenagakerjaan bekerjasama dengan Yayasan Upaya Indonesia Damai atau juga dikenal United in Diversity (UID), Tsinghua University dan Universitas Paramadina. Co-CLASS merupakan perwujudan dari Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Kementerian Ketenagakerjaan, UID dan Tsinghua University yang telah ditandatangani pada November 2016 lalu. MoU ini antara lain menyepakati kerjasama tiga pihak dalam meningkatkan kapasitas kepemimpinan kolektif tri-sektor bisnis, pemerintah, dan masyarakat madani sehingga mampu mengatasi berbagai tantangan ketenagakerjaan ke depan.
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Outstanding Indonesian Projects on Sustainability awarded by UID and the United Nations
UID, together with United Nations SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) recently recognized three outstanding projects in Indonesia for their social and economic impact on the nation and their unique sustainable solutions to make a better world. The award was given during the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism held in Yogyakarta this month.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
UID Youth Action Forum: Dialog Generasi Muda Untuk Pembangunan Berkelanjutan
Dalam rangka memperingati hari Sumpah Pemuda, Yayasan Upaya Indonesia Damai (UID) dan UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Indonesia menyelenggarakan Youth Action Forum (YAF) yang diikuti 60 pemimpin organisasi kewirausahaan sosial dari berbagai daerah di Indonesia.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Membangun Kebersamaan dalam Keberagaman melalui “Operet Aku Anak Rusun”
UID mendukung kegiatan Operet Anak Rusun yang diadakan oleh Komunitas Paduan Suara "AKu Anak Rusun" pada 21 September 2017 di Ciputra Artpreneur Theater Jakarta.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
UID, ITB dan SUTD Singapura bekerjasama dalam peningkatan sektor pendidikan dan bisnis
ITB, SUTD dan UID melakukan penandatanganan nota kesepahaman untuk peningkatan kerjasama universitas dalam peningkatan sektor pendidikan dan bisnis.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Orientation Workshop Co-Class (Collective, Creative Learning and Action for Sustainable Solutions)
United in Diversity, collaborating with Ministry of Manpower, Paramadina University, and Tsinghua University, is organizing a Co-CLASS (Collective, Creative Learning and Action for Sustainable Solutions) with the focus in Employment System Transformation.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Kemenperin Jalin Kerjasama dengan Tsinghua University dan UID
Untuk mempercepat implementasi konsep Industry 4.0 dalam pengembangan sektor manufaktur nasional, Kementerian PerIndustryan Republik Indonesia (Kemenperin) menandatangani kerjasama dengan Tsinghua University dan United in Diversity Foundation (UID) untuk membentuk centre of excelent atau pusat keunggulan dalam bidang innovasi dan kepemimpinan kewirausahaan.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
UID and SDSN SEA conducted Happy Day Happy Play event in Jakarta
On 19 March 2017, UID and SDSN South East Asia have been successfully conducting Happy Day Happy Play event. The initiative also supported by various parties, from governments, the private sector, and youth community.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
UID newsletter Vol 22 of 2016
Welcome to our year-end newsletter!
As 2016, we write to reflect on our activities, programs, and events this past year.
Saturday, February 04, 2017
Human Rights and Sustainable Development
The government of Indonesia designated Bojonegoro as one of five Human Rights Cities in Indonesia in 2014, selected for its political will to enshrine human rights protections in its district charter and establish mechanisms to remediate human rights transgressions.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
UID signed MoU with Ministry of Manpower and Tsinghua University
United In Diversity signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) improvement of leadership and innovation in the field of employment with Ministry of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia and leading universities of Tsinghua University.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
UID-APINDO-Tsinghua Leaders Dialogue: Investing in Talents and Innovation
Indonesian Employers Association (APINDO) and United in Diversity (UID) are committed to support the vision of the government under President Jokowi to make Indonesia the largest digital economy in Southeast Asia by 2020. To achieve this vision, APINDO and UID are collaborating to develop ecosystems that can support and develop technopreneurs in Indonesia.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Sowing the Seeds of Change
Gouri Mirpuri takes the audience through how she set up ‘The Learning Farm’, a residential organic farm in Indonesia to help vulnerable street youth become farmer entrepreneurs and lead sustainable lives with dignity.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
A Reflective Journal: Sailing at the 2016 J24 World Championships
It is the third J24 World Championship for team Angel of Singapore, and it has been five years since our team participated in a World Championship. The last one was in Malmo, Sweden where the winds were strong and waters cold. We were getting rusty and had been long overdue get some "world class" action.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Leonardo Thought Leadership: Dr. C. Otto Scharmer
Leonardo “Thought Leadership” focuses on contributions which are of tremendous intellectual value to help us understand better - in reference to the UNESCO´s four pillars of learning in the 21st century - how we are “learning to know, learning to do, learning to live together and learning to be”. This kind of laying out theoretical foundations is by no means to be mistaken for simply giving recipes to be copied and applied all over. On the contrary, “Thought Leadership” is about challenging us in our prevailing assumptions and encourages us to not hide away from fundamentally new assessments and conclusions if urged by ever changing circumstances. In this respect the practical value is even more important.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Bojonegoro: Open Government Partnership Subnational Pioneers
Kabupaten Bojonegoro terpilih menjadi wakil Indonesia sebagai daerah percontohan pada Open Government Partnership (OGP) Subnational Government Pilot Program atau Percontohan Pemerintah Daerah Terbuka.
Monday, September 05, 2016
U.Lab: Leading from the Emerging Future
The United In Diversity Foundation (UID) will host the U.Lab offline session from "U.Lab: Leading From the Emerging Future" delivered by MIT on the edx. This session will be co-hosted together with @America, a U.S. Embassy's American cultural center located in Jakarta, Indonesia. The session will run for eight series on Saturday, September 10, 17, and 24 and October 1 and 8, 10:30 am -12:30 pm (GMT+7) and then moves to Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm (GMT+7), on October 13, 20, and 27. This offline session focuses to enable people to get to know and understand to a leading profound social, environmental and personal transformation through Theory U.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
SDSN Youth Dialogue Studio
The 21st of August marked the launch of a three-part series of youth events facilitated by the United in Diversity Foundation, host of the of SDSN Southeast Asia Secretariat and co-host of SDSN Indonesia, in collaboration with MEDCO Foundation and a youth-led organization Indonesian Future Leaders. The Youth Dialogue Studio (YDS) focuses on enabling SDG 17, Revitalizing the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, and in the spirit of “No One Left Behind”, aims to increase engagement on the SDGs among Indonesian youth.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
A Reflective Journal: Running Scared
Five years ago i went to mount Rinjani and turned back after climbing two thirds up. I turned back at the rim of the volcano when I discovered at that rim that I was affraid of heights. At the time, it only took me three minutes to decide that I will stop and turn back down. The six other climbers continued up, and like a scared little puppy I turned back down alone.
Monday, August 08, 2016
Gajah Tunggal Group Human Resources Conference
As one of the leading economic players in Asia, Gajah Tunggal Group realizes that this the moment for transformation for all business players in Gajah Tunggal Group, especially for HR stakeholders, in the way of thinking and working in this increasingly complex 21st century. This is an era where the role of HR in any company can no longer be limited to administrative support, but more importantly as a strategic business partner.Therefore together with United In Diversity (UID) Foundation and Gajah Tunggal Group (GTG) held GTG Human Resources Conference on Saturday, 30 April 2016.
Friday, August 05, 2016
Shadowing Exercise: Being a Bupati
In my fellowship program with MIT Sloan last year I learned an exercise called shadowing. Its purpose is to understand the background, life, and job of another individual. Shadowing is meant to understand the person by following him or her without passing judgment or making opinions on the subject. Basically, trying to live in their shoes. My intention to study the Mr Suyoto who is more known as "Kang Yoto" was because I heard of him and was fascinated by what I have heard of him. He is the Bupati (Regent) of Bojonegoro, East Java.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Revolusi Mental: Creating Shared Value in Public Sector for Innovation and Sustainability
Prof. Robert S. Kaplan, Emeritus Professor at the Harvard Business School and co-creator of the Balanced Scorecard, delivered an executive lecture on "Revolusi Mental: Creating Shared Value in Public Sector for Innovation and Sustainability". The lecture was followed by a series of insightful talks by key government officials and practitioners. The talks offer different perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in implementing Shared Value Creation.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
UID Launched FLIP and SLOT Program
FLIP and SLOT are born out of UID’s desire to support transformation at the personal level. The programs are open to the general public, for participants from all sectors and at all level of leadership who wish to take their learning and leadership capacity to the next level.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Leadership Learning Development Program Introduction for South Sumatera Government
United in Diversity (UID), in collaboration with Paramadina University, has successfully conducted an introductory program of Learning Leadership Development Program (L2DP) for the Government of South Sumatra Province on 15-16 April 2016 in Palembang. The L2DP event in Palembang was opened by Mr. Alex Noerdin, The Governor of South Sumatra, who excitingly delivered the vision and mission of South Sumatra Province. He expected that South Sumatera Province could advance and compete internationally, hence he wished to see all levels of government officials could play an active role in the development of South Sumatra Province.
Monday, April 25, 2016
SDGs Dialogue Forum Bappenas – Academics
As the acting Secretariat of United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN) South East Asia, United In Diversity (UID) Foundation with the support from Research Center for Climate Change, University of Indonesia (RCCC UI) works collaboratively with National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) conducted the SDGs Dialogue Forum taking the theme Identification and Mapping of Stakeholders Role in Achieving SDGs. The dialogue forum invited some key academicians who represent their universities on 19 April 2016 at Ministry of Education and Culture.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
UID Mourns Prominent Supporter Lester Thurow
It's with tremendous sadness that the United in Diversity Foundation (UID) shares the passing of our great supporter and world-renown economist Lester Thurow. As stated on Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) website, Prof. Thurow died on Friday, 25 March, at his home in Westport, Mass. He was 77. He is survived by survived by his wife, Anni; his brother, Chuck; his sons, Torben and Ethan, and daughters-in-law, Kornelia and Ina; his step-children, Yaron and Yael; and his seven grandchildren.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Elevate Your Competence with FLIP
FLIP is Facilitators Learning Innovation Program, a course designed to further develop and elevate your competence in facilitating collective learning process.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Elevate Your Team Performance with SLOT
Selected Learning Organization Tracks (SLOT) is a Program designed for those who desire to elevate their team performance using Peter Senge’s work, The Fifth Discipline.
Sunday, March 06, 2016
Oil Rich Bojonegoro Turns Garbage into Alternative Energy & Fertilizer
While Indonesia holds the dubious honor of being the world's second largest producer of ocean trash, Bojonegoro, an oil-rich district in East Java, has been actively pushing for a program which can turn the garbage into an alternative energy source and fertilizer.
Friday, March 04, 2016
GLE Students Visit UID: Engaging more Young Generation to Develop Transformational Leaders
On 2nd March 2016, UID delightfully received a visit from students across academic disciplines and local universities in Indonesia. This event was a part of Global Leader Experience (GLE) organized by Common Purpose (http://commonpurpose.org) a not-for-profit social enterprise that run leadership development program. The students enrolled in this batch are focusing their learning process on this following question 'How to increase civic engagement in city's development? and they were keen to learn from UID's stories in engaging multiple stakeholders to work together in the creation of Sustainability-Oriented Solutions (SOS) prototypes that push forward the betterment of Indonesia and beyond.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
UID Newsletter Vol 21 2016
Welcome to our 21th newsletter!
We are pleased to share with you updates on our programs and activities. UID is growing and expanding its network with a variety of new programs.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Annual Awards for best creative sustainable ideas in Indonesia
The Third Annual Awards for best creative sustainable ideas in Indonesia awarded by United in Diversity (UID) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN)
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Facilitating World Bank's Safeguard Consultations Process
At the end of January 2016, UID assisted The World Bank in facilitating consultancy process of Safeguard Policies phase 3 refining process. This Consultancy phase 3 process was expected to be a two-ways communication forum between the World Bank Safeguard Team from Washington DC., USA with strategic working partners in the world generally and in Indonesia particularly. In this phase 3 consultancy process, the World Bank Safeguard team reported back to their key partners concerning the last phase of refining process of Safeguard Policies in environment and social framework as well as provide opportunity for respond from key partners and discuss 52 identified challenges from consultancy phase 1 and 2.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Series of Activities: SDG's Localization and Action
Promoting the theme on “SDG’s Localization and Action”, UID is preparing series of activities on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by engaging tri-sectors in Indonesia. The series of activities will intensively be conducted starting on January to May 2016. It will begin by conducting the Innovative, Dynamic, Education and Action for Sustainability (IDEAS) Dialogue Studio at the end of January, a regular program facilitated by UID by engaging leaders in tri-sectors to collaboratively step forward to help Indonesia to confront its complex challenges.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
UID newsletter volume 20 of 2015
Welcome to our 20th newsletter!
We are pleased to share with you updates on our programs and activities in the first half of the year. UID is growing and expanding its network with a variety of new programs.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Reinventing Education For The 21st Century
The massive institutional failures and disruptive changes at the beginning of the 21st century confront leaders across systems with challenges of a new order of magnitude. These challenges hold the seeds for profound societal innovation while also holding the possibility of massive suffering and destruction. Whether it's one or the other depends on the capacity of leaders at all levels to rise to the occasion and to reframe problems into opportunities for system-wide renewal.
Monday, August 10, 2015
In Search Of New And Sustainable Solutions: Co-CLASS On Industrial Relations And Productivity
It is said that the transformation of any system begins by transformation of the people that make up the system. And on 20-22 June, a small but important part of Indonesia's Industrial Relations & Productivity system has started this transformation towards a better common future through UID's Collaborative Creative Learning and Action for Sustainable Solutions (Co-CLASS), hosted jointly by UID, PT Polychem Indonesia, Tbk., and The Ministry of Manpower of Republic of Indonesia.
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Creating Transformational Leaders for Indonesia: MOU Signing with ITB
UID signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) to signal its commitment towards the creation of Indonesia’s 21st Century leaders.
Friday, August 07, 2015
Gajah Tunggal Group Leadership Development Program
United in Diversity and its training arm, PT Asia Idea, GT Group groomed 27 of its top talents through a Leadership Development Program (LDP) to equip them with leadership skills that nurture collective creative capacity and promote innovation and entrepreneurism within the organization.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Towards Wider Social Impact: Facilitators Learning Program (FLiP)
UID set its intention and attention towards developing more Learning Facilitators so it can serve more people and organizations in their learning, widen its social impact, and collectively bring about more systemic changes in society.
Monday, July 27, 2015
UID Mourns Dear Friend and Great Supporter H.E. Cheng Siwei
It is with tremendous sadness that we share the passing of a dear friend and great supporter of the United in Diversity Foundation (UID), Mr. Cheng Siwei. Mr. Cheng died on the morning of Sunday, 12 July, 2015, in Beijing, China, at age 80.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Teacher Leadership Program
Teacher Leadership Program
Monday, July 06, 2015
SDSN National Workshop: Solutions Initiatives for Urban Development in Island and Coastal Environment
Pada pada tanggal 16-17 September bertempat di The Margo Hotel, Depok Pusat Penelitian Perubahan Iklim - Universitas Indonesia (RCCC UI), sebagai Country Representative UN SDSN Indonesia, bekerja sama dengan United in Diversity (UID) menyelenggarakan “UN SDSN National Workshop Solutions Initiatives for Urban Development in Island and Coastal Environment: Water, Food Security and Waste Management."
Monday, July 06, 2015
SDSN SEA Meeting with Australia Climate Works "Green Building"
ClimateWorks, in partnership with the Institute of Technology Bandung and the Green Building Council of Indonesia is developing a project to share knowledge on commercial buildings energy efficiency. The project is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and arose out of a workshop run earlier this year in Jakarta by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
How Can Philanthropy in Indonesia Better Advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
Ambitious but one has to start somewhere. Unlike many such gatherings, this focused on concrete initiatives and outcomes. Working groups on education, economic opportunities, capacity building and the environment, broke up in the afternoon to hash out practical proposals.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
IDEAS's Leading Faculty Member Receives MIT Award
The United in Diversity Foundation (UID) is pleased to share that Prof. Otto Scharmer, the leading faculty member of our IDEAS (Innovative, Dynamic Education for Action and Sustainability) program, is receiving the Jamieson Prize for "two decades of dedication" to pedagogical innovation at [the Sloan School of Management], with impact extending across the School and beyond to the [Massachusetts Institute of Technology] (MIT).
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
UID to Co-organize Partnership for Solutions Major Energy Workshop
The United in Diversity Foundation (UID) is honored to co-organize a UN SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) regional workshop on "Priorities and Pathways for Sustainable Energy and Deep Decarbonization in Indonesia".
Friday, April 03, 2015
UID Mourns Dear Friend and Supporter Danny Schechter
Thank you, Danny, for these beautiful words and everything you had done for us. We will miss you dearly and treasure all the times we worked and laughed together.
Danny's daughter has shared with us that the family would like to have some of his cremains brought to and scattered in Indonesia because he loved this country so much. That is a beautiful gesture, and to you, Danny, we say: Welcome back!"
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Remembering Jane Pratt
A memorial was held for UID's late US president, Dr. Jane Pratt, on 14 June 2014. Jane's husband, John "Jed" Shilling, and their two daughters, Kaile and Kaitlin, were joined by friends, former colleagues, and others whose lives were touched by her.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Tribute to Nelson Mandela
In an unforgettable dinner where Nelson Mandela was seated at the table, he stood up to salute de Klerk sitting on the same table and genuinely thanked him for letting him out of jail, he manifested the finest of magnanimity and humanity, the golden heart of a lion. It moved us all.
Friday, December 20, 2013
10 YEARS of Building Trust for Our Common Future
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.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Dr. Jane Pratt In Loving Memory
Dr. Dorothy Jane Pratt, PhD, 70, died Monday, August 12, 2013 in her home in Purcellvile, VA, Surrounded by her husband of 43 years, John "Jed" Shilling, and her daughter, Kalie and Kaitlin.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
UID newsletter 1st and 2nd Quarter of 2012
Our newsletter! As 2012 comes, we would like to accompany our greetings to you with an update on UID's activities in the last few months of 2011. On Oct 23-24, UID's team members Dr Ben Chan and Mr. Frans Sugiarta were in Cambridge, Massachusetts attending the first Presencing Institute (PI) Global Forum. Presencing Institute (PI) is founded by MIT faculty Otto Scharmer, who conceptualized Theory U, which UID have used as the underpinning theory in our IDEAS Indonesia program.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
UID newsletter 3rd and 4th Quarter of 2011
We are pleased to share with you updates on our programs and activities in the first half of the year. As you may already know, our IDEAS (Innovative, Dynamic Dducation for Action and Sustainability) program is in its third year. As in previous years, our IDEAS fellows work together as groups on prototypes, applying what they learn in their program to real-life cases.
Friday, October 22, 2010
UID Newsletter 3rd and 4th Quarters, 2010
As you may already know, our IDEAS (Innovative, Dynamic Dducation for Action and Sustainability) program is in our second year. And the class of 2.0 is now in full swing with its groups working on their "prototypes" , which are concrete projects that are built on the program's theoretical materials and have multiple positive on Indonesian society at large and individual citizens daily lives.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
UID Newsletter 1st and 2nd Quarters, 2010
First of all, we are sad to share with you the passing of dear friend and advisor, Dr. Hadi Soesastro. Hadi died at Pondok Indah Hospital in South Jakarta on Tuesday, 11 April, ten days after he was admitted thereto for a brain hemorrhage. He was 65. Hadi's passing is a great loss for the Indonesian and Asian intellectual communities.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
UID Newsletter 3rd and 4th Quarters 2009
On the education front, the 2009 class of our IDEAS (innovative, dynamic education for action and sustainability) leadership program graduated back in July. As a requirement, our IDEAS fellows had to work together in groups to build prototypes: practical projects that are based on their theory materials.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
UID Newsletter 1st and 2nd Quarters 2009
As a kick-off event for 2009, UID was pleased to co-host, with the University of Indonesia, a lecture by the world- renown management guru Peter Senge. Under the title “An afternoon with Professor Peter Senge, the Strategist of the Century”, the lecture took place on Friday, 23 January, at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski in Jakarta.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
UID Newsletter 3rd and 4th Quarters 2008
It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our most honored trustee Alex Ali Alatas. Mr. Alex Ali Alatas, or Pak Ali as we affectionately called him, died on 11 December, 2008 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Friday, February 22, 2008
UID Newsletter 2nd Quarters 2008
As mentioned in previous newsletters, we are pleased to inform you that we are now admitting fellows for the first class of our IDEAS (Innovative, Dynamic Education and Action for Sustainability) program. Conducted by faculty from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, this program starts in August, 2008 and ends in July, 2009.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
UID Newsletter 1st Quarter 2008
As a kick-off event for 2008, UID held an annual meeting on 9 January. During this event, we reviewed our works in 2007 and revealed our plans for this year. In particular, we will continue to focus on three areas: leadership education, community development, and publications