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An OVERVIEW

Indonesia's active role in the international forum with respect to the maintenance of world peace is carried out based on political policies, humanitarian aids as well as its role as military observers, military staff or task force contingent of peacekeeping operations as the nation's representatives under the UN flag. The participation of Indonesia in UN peace missions for the first time occurred in Sinai, Egypt in UNEF-1 ( United Nations Emergency Force) and up to present Indonesia continues to receive trust to participate actively in various UN peace mission, until this present 30.000 Indonesian peacekeepers had involved in creating world peace and security.

The UN's request to Indonesia in the form of involvement into UN peacekeeping mission, was responded by The Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI) through the establishment of an organization called PEACEKEEPING CENTER OF THE INDONESIAN NATIONAL DEFENSE FORCES PEACEKEEPING CENTER (PMPP TNI) in 2007. Furthermore, to meet challenges complex peacekeeping mission today and to establish professional soldiers in carrying out their duties, new base of PMPP TNI was developed at Sentul, Bogor and inaugurated by the President of Indonesia, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, at 19 December 2012 while UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, visited this center. As it has stated by the President, "the maintenance of international peace and security has become Indonesia's primary responsibility until this world is really safe and peacefull". Indonesian Peacekeeping Center is a true manifestation of such commitment.

 

HISTORY OF PMPP TNI

When Indonesia declared independence on August 17, 1945, Egypt soon hold a meeting of foreign ministers of Arab League countries. On 18 November 1946, they set the resolution on recognition of independence on Indonesia as fully independent and sovereign state. Recognition is a de jure recognition by international law. In 1956, when the UN General Assembly decided to withdraw British troops, France and Israel from the territory of Egypt, Indonesia support the decision and for the first time the UN Peacekeeping Force sent to Egypt on UNEF-1 mission (United Nations Emergency Force) on January 8, 1957, when conflicts occur int the region of the Suez Canal. Since then until now, the TNI is still believed to actively participate in various UN peace missions. This is evidence that the TNI is still trusted by the United Nations to engage actively in the peacekeeping activities of the world, since began in 1957 in the Garuda Contingent Task Force.

 

MAIN TASK OF PMPP TNI

To plan and to prepare TNI personnel through assignments, training and education, at home or abroad, and any knowledge and skills, manage operational readiness as well as international cooperation related to peacekeeping operation

 

FUNCTION

a.     To plan an organization, to organize recruitment activities, departure, reception of post-mission, evaluation and review of tasks implementation of Garuda Contingent, Military Observers, Military Staff an other assignment related to peacekeeping mission.

b.     To plan and evaluate curriculum, materials, and pre-deployment training as well as organizing joint exercise with other nations related to peacekeeping operations.

c.     Organize exercises as well as enhancing personnel and unit capabilities who prepared to uphold peacekeeping operation missions.

d.     To plan, to prepare, to inventory and to distribute administration and logistic support.

e.     To perform data and information management and international cooperation related to field of peacekeeping.

f.     To develop readiness of peacekeeping operation standby forces.

 

MISSION

To play active roles in supporting world peacekeeping mission through the implementation of activities such as training and education as well as the exchange of information with the main purpose of improving TNI human resources