Dewi Fortuna Anwar

Country

Indonesia

Known for

Professor and Policy Advisor

Dates

Hijri 1377-Present (AH); Common Era 1958-Present (CE)

Dewi Fortuna Anwar

Biography

Dr. Dewi Anwar is a research professor at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). She is also a member of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, a board member of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), a member of the International Advisory Board of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, ANU Australia, and a council member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies IISS (London). Other positions include the assistant to the state secretary for foreign affairs, the state secretariat, assistant to the vice president for global affairs, and the secretariat to the vice president. Dr. Anwar was also the foreign policy analyst for the Council for Defense and Security from 1983-1985 in Indonesia. She was a congressional fellow for the United States Congress between 1990 and 1991, and a research fellow for the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in 1989. Dr. Anwar has written extensively on issues related to Indonesian foreign policy such as, political-security issues, democratization in Indonesia and Indonesian civil-military relations.

Sources

Monash University, “Distinguished Alumni Award,” 2008 Global Expert Finder, “Director for Program and Research at The Habibie Center,” Southeast Asia Expert, 2010 Sunday Profile, “Leigh Nugent and Dewi Fortuna Anwar” Profile Stories, 2004 Monash Magazine, “Asian Women Push for Change,” Retrieved 9 June 2010