Indonesia: Seminar on humanitarian values in Balinese tradition

The seminar and dialogue aimed to introduce “Nilai Kemanusiaan (rules of humanity)”, a joint initiative of the ICRC and PMI to collate the frequent components on the respect for and safety of human dignity beneath common humanitarian values and the Balinese tradition.

In her keynote speech, Dra Jaleswari Pramodhawardani, Deputy V for Political, Authorized, Defence, Safety and Human Rights Affairs of the Presidential Employees Workplace, stated that humanitarian rules in addition to native knowledge needs to be the supply of power and inspiration for the nation. Dr Hilmar Farid, Director-Normal of Tradition of the Ministry of Schooling, Tradition, Analysis and Expertise, defined that we will restore human dignity by cultural works and inspiration.

The occasions introduced collectively academicians, consultants on Balinese tradition, neighborhood leaders and provincial authorities representatives. They mentioned on discovering humanitarian values in Balinese traditions and preserving them within the communities. One of many details mentioned was Menyama Braya, an idea in Balinese society that upholds concord amongst residents, respects variety and considers others as household.

Indonesia: Seminar on humanitarian values in Balinese tradition

Jaleswari Pramodhawardani, Presidential Employees Workplace delivering her speech

Sudirman Stated, secretary-general of PMI, defined the significance of adapting native humanitarian values and rules for the PMI when finishing up its humanitarian actions.

Alexandre Faite, head of the ICRC’s regional delegation for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, acknowledged that rules of humanity don’t completely belong to worldwide norms. “The ‘Nilai Kemanusiaan’ programme underlines values comparable to respect for bodily and psychological integrity and seeks to emphasise the shared components of the cultures or traditions all through Indonesia,” he defined.

Previous to the dialogue on Balinese tradition, a collection of discussions have been additionally organized to seek out the convergence between humanity and the tradition of Minang, Maluku, Bugis and Dayak. Discussions on the Acehnese and Javanese cultures shall be organized within the coming months.

Members and audio system of the seminar

By way of the “Nilai Kemanusiaan” programme that was initiated in 2020, the ICRC and the PMI have been exploring the convergences between humanitarian and cultural values in Indonesia.

 “Nilai Kemanusiaan” encompasses the essential humanitarian values that exist in worldwide norms and are additionally present in varied varieties, origins and cultures all through the world. It consists of the next ten rules:

  1. Bodily and psychological integrity have to be revered.

  3. Sexual dignity have to be assured.

  5. Youngsters have to be protected.

  7. The wounded and sick have to be cared for and guarded.

  9. Well being-care services and personnel have to be safeguarded.

  11. Humanitarian help to these in want have to be facilitated.

  13. Entry to training have to be facilitated. Instructional services have to be revered.

  15. Particular person and communal property, together with locations of worship have to be revered.

  17. Folks beneath your management have to be handled with respect and dignity.

  19. Mortal stays have to be dealt with in a dignified manner.


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