Joko Widodo is sworn in as President of Indonesia.
A district court in Jakarta rules that the Government of Indonesia, under President Joko Widodo, failed to uphold the right to a healthy environment, a violation of the country's environmental laws, in a case filed by 32 Jakarta citizens in 2019.
President Joko Widodo announces a year-end reshuffle of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet with the replacement of six ministers who had been in the cabinet since October 2019, including two ministers who were arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission due to separate bribery cases.
President Joko Widodo announces that the COVID-19 vaccine would be free of charge for all Indonesians, amending the government's earlier decision to limit the free vaccination programme only for healthcare frontline workers and the poor.
President Joko Widodo states that the country has sought emergency authorization to start a mass vaccination programme by the end of the year using CoronaVac and the Sinopharm vaccine. He also said that health workers, military and police will be the first to receive the vaccine.
After "seriously considering feedback from different parties who feel objections on some substantial content", Indonesian President Joko Widodo postpones the vote on a new criminal code, intended to replace the century-old Dutch colonial-era penal code. The proposed code would criminalise extramarital sex, insults to the president and "obscene acts".
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo calls on Muslim leaders at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit meeting in Jakarta to unite and be part of the solution on Palestine, noting the entire world is concerned about its deteriorating situation. Jokowi also criticizes what he calls Israel's "unilateral and illegal policies." [http:--www.thejakartapost.com-news-2016-03-07-jokowi-calls-unity-reconciliation-palestine.html ("The Jakarta Post")] [http:--www.appeal-democrat.com-news-regional_news-asia-indonesia-leader-calls-on-muslim-world-to-unite-on-palestine-article_2dda51ea-7385-555e-8898-54ac43fcb40f.html (AP via "Appeal-Democrat")]date=April 2020