Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ, formerly Institute for Global Justice) was formed on 7th August 2001 to address the global trade liberalization issues. Its establishment was facilitated by INFID and by some individual members of the Indonesian NGO Coalition on WTO (KOP-WTO). It was registered as an Association by Notary Registration No. 34 dated 22 April 2002.

The Vision of IGJ is “A Global Justice Order through Social Movements”. The mission of IGJ is “Changes toward a just trade system through developing critical awareness and empowering strategic groups of civil society”.

The objectives of IGJ are :

  • The government introduced to the strategy of sovereign and just economic development.
  • Laws and policies on trade and investment are pro-people.
  • International agreements on economy protect the national and people’s interests.
  • Critical and resistant power of civil society in facing globalization is strengthened.
  • The development of institutional capacity and managerial of IGJ.

IGJ works on global trade liberalization issues, particularly on monitoring and responding to trade-related priority issues, they are: WTO (World Trade Organization), national trade policy (investment, trade facility, and competition policy), Free Trade Agreements, ASEAN, and the G20. IGJ has been working and networking with both national and international civil society organizations.

Area of Work :

World Trade Organization (WTO), Free Trade Agreements (FTA), ASEAN, G-20, and trade and investment policies.

Our Work :

IGJ is fulfilling a niche which is until today not yet touched by other non-government-organizations (NGOs) in Indonesia. IGJ is the only NGO in Indonesia whose main works are on trade liberalization issues. IGJ provides analytical information on different trade globalization issues.


IGJ publishes articles through website (, Free Trade Watch bulletin, and mailing lists. Publication is essential to disseminate knowledge and updates on trade liberalization issues to the public. Research results are also published in book form to keep the public informed with new developments and findings in trade and investment liberalization issues.


IGJ monitors the development of various trade liberalization issues and international institutions relate with global trade policy. The activities among others include attending as observer in conferences of international government summits and monitoring negotiations of trade and investment agreements between Indonesia and other countries.


IGJ carries out analytical and critical research programs, supplemented by field research, which is aimed at identifying impacts and generating recommendation for alternative policies. The outcomes of the research are used for various purposes, including public education, lobbying materials, campaign, and advocacy.

Executive Director

Rahmat Maulana Sidik, SH

Finance Manager

Prabowo Pandjaitan

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator on Health and IP Monopoly Issues
Agung Prakoso

Program Coordinator on Financial and Development
Komang Audina Permana Putri

Program Coordinator on Business and Human Right
Muhammad Aryanang Isal

Coordinator of Media Campaign & Communication
Nur Sofi Iklima


IT & Media Campaign Officer
Julius Leonardo


General Staff
Dani Iskandar