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State Report Overview | Indonesia
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Indonesia and International Law

Indonesia proclaimed itself as an independent and sovereign country on August 17, 1945. Since then, Indonesia has always interacted with international law. Even the Preamble to the Indonesian Constitution says that “… participates in implementing world order based on independence, eternal peace, and social justice, …”.

In its efforts to establish a sovereign state, Indonesia tried to be in accordance with the Montevideo Convention 1933. These elements are territory, popu…

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Afriansyah, Arie, “State Report Overview | Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2006>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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