Welcome to our website. This site explains the role of the European Union (EU) in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam.
The essential goal of the EU Delegation is to help maintain and deepen EU's relations with Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam.
The EU and Indonesia enjoy a wide-ranging relationship which has developed significantly in recent years. At its heart lie massive commercial interests. With Indonesia, this totals € 24 billion in annual trade (in 2013) and some € 2.41 billion of EU company investments (in 2013).
We also enjoy a deep political friendship – cemented in November 2009 by the signature of the EU-Indonesia Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) – which draws on the contacts Europe and Indonesia have had for centuries and the values and principles that the EU and Indonesia share. The EU and Indonesia have jointly identified key priority areas in the PCA for intensified engagement: education; environment; trade and investment and human rights and democracy. Alongside this bilateral aspect of our relations, the EU is teaming up ever more closely on the international stage with Indonesia as the country takes up its rightful place as an increasingly important global player, including in the G20. Our cooperation with Indonesia on tackling global environmental issues is particularly important in this area. Our cooperation with Brunei is smaller but nonetheless rich and diverse.
To help you delve deeper into understanding these relationships, our website seeks to deliver three services to you:
- Inform you more about our relations and cooperation - what the relevant EU policies are and try to show how our activities are relevant to you as citizens of Indonesia and Brunei.
- Provide you with a gateway to information about the EU. This “doorway” will allow you to explore and better understand the EU, now the world’s largest economic entity encompassing 28 countries and some 508 million people.
- Provide you with links for further information and assistance.
Thank you again for visiting us and we hope you enjoy the site.
If you can think of improvements, please email us – we can always do better!
Thank you and good surfing,
Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam