The full text of the MOU is as follows:
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India and the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia hereinafter
referred to as “the Parties”.
DESIRING to strengthen the existing friendly bilateral relations through closer cooperation in the field of training between the
CONSIDERING the need to develop and foster cooperation between the diplomatic institutions of the Parties;
AWARE of the importance of exchanging experiences that contribute to the strengthening of training activities for diplomatic personnel
and of diplomatic studies;
PURSUANT to the prevailing laws and regulations of the two countries;
HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
The objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding hereinafter referred to as the “MOU” are to:
1 Provide a framework for cooperation in the field of training for the diplomats of both countries. Such cooperation shall not
be guided by any commercial consideration;
2 Create conditions for maintaining regular contacts and cooperation between the diplomatic institutions of the Parties;
3 Promote human resources development for the diplomats of both countries.
AREAS OF COOPERATION
The area of cooperation under the MOU may consist of:
1 Exchange of information of the curricula of diplomatic courses, training programs, seminars and other academic activities on
issues of common interest;
2 Exchange of publications and other printed materials published by the Parties or other institutions in their respective countries
in the field of foreign policy, international relations, international law, international economic affairs, political sciences or
other subjects of common interest;
3 Exchange of lecturers with a view to sharing their respective knowledge and experience with lecturers and students of the other
4 Exchange of officials or, where appropriate of students, to further study certain courses on topics of mutual interest such as
linguistics, cultural, political and economic systems and foreign policies of the other Party at the Party’s diplomatic institution
or, where appropriate at the educational institutions of the Parties, that both sides agreed.
1 The Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India designates the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of External
Affairs of the Republic of India as the Executing Agency that is responsible for the implementation of this MOU.
2 The Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia designates the Centre for Education and Training of the Department
of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia as the Executing Agency that is responsible for the implementation of this MOU;
1 The Parties shall hold periodical consultations as deemed necessary in implementing this MOU;
2 The financial and administrative arrangements of the above mentioned programs and other mutually agreed-upon programs made under
this MOU shall be determined by the Parties on a case-by-case basis for their implementation.
SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTE
Any disputes between the Parties concerning the interpretation and/or implementation of this MOU shall be settled amicably through
consultations and negotiations.
This MOU can be reviewed or amended at any time by mutual consent by the Parties. Such revisions or amendments shall enter into
force on such date as may be determined by the Parties and shall form an integral part of this MOU.
ENTRY INTO FORCE, DURATION AND TERMINATION
1 This MOU shall enter into force on the date of its signing;
2 This MOU shall remain in force for a period of three 3 years and automatically be extended for one 1 year consecutively unless
stated otherwise in writing by either Party at least three 3 months prior to the expiration of this MOU;
3 The termination of this MOU shall not affect the validity and duration of any ongoing program or activities made prior to the
termination of this MOU until the completion of such programs or activities.
November 23, 2005