Practice Areas
Capacity Building Programs

Capacity building programs work to enhance the capacity of government officials, universities and the private sector to realize change by understanding the obstacles that inhibit individuals and organizations from achieving their developmental goals. Such programs attempt to improve operational capabilities and establish best practices throughout various private, public, and non-profit sectors.


There are numerous areas in which JWK is able to provide advisory, training and capacity building services for private sectors entities and government ministries, including the ministries of trade, foreign affairs, industry, marine affairs and fisheries. The firm is able to:

  • develop seminars and training sessions on WTO Agreements and Dispute Settlement, as well as practical WTO related issues;
  • train government ministries and private sectors on available WTO Law, particularly on trade remedies;
  • train government ministries and domestic industries how to defend their interests in anti-dumping, countervailing measure, and safeguard proceedings in Indonesia and abroad;
  • advise government ministries on ongoing WTO negotiations, particularly on rules negotiations as well as on bilateral/regional trade agreements;
  • advise government ministries on trade related policy to ensure compliance with international and national laws.


JWK has advised countless government officials in the ministries of trade, marine affairs and fisheries, industry and environment, as well as universities and private stakeholders under different donor projects including USAID funded Indonesia trade assistance project, EU funded trade cooperation facilitation project and DANIDA funded projects.


The firm has also taken part in WTO Chair Program, ongoing WTO Rules Negotiations, and legal aspects covering FTAs, RTAs and EPAs. JWK has arranged or participated in numerous seminars and training sessions focused on the following WTO Agreements: Anti-Dumping, Subsidy and Countervailing Measures, Safeguards, WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding, Import Licensing, SPS and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.