Pattiro Semarang was established in 12 March 2004, by a number of student activists, paralegals, researchers, and labor activists in Central Java, Indonesia. Pattiro Semarang seeks to realize a good governance and improve public participation at local level. Pattiro Semarang focuses on improving public service delivery, developing planning and budgeting system, building the capacity of government officials and members of parliament, and empowering citizens. Pattiro Semarang aims to institutionalize public participation in the development process, enhance transparency and accountability of the local government and encourage them to work more effectively to create a more qualified, useful, unbiased, and inclusive policies.
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