Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Astuti, Mardiah

Developing Regional Autonomy: Lesson Learned from Norway

Mardiah Astuti; Mahyudin Ritonga; Rita Irviani; Hamid Mukhlis; Rahul Chauhan

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1392-1406

A decentralized government system is the opposite of a centralized government system.
In a centralized system, the authority to make decisions about various public affairs lies in the
hands of the central government. Officials in the provinces and districts are only the panic of the
central government. In contrast, in a decentralized system, part of the authority to manage public
affairs is devolved to provinces and districts. One of the implications of implementing autonomy
is the development of the uniqueness of each community so that diversity appears within a
country. Therefore, the experience of developing regional autonomy in several countries is also
different. Indonesia which has been, is currently and continues to do trial and error in
developing regional autonomy will certainly be more mature if it not only learns from its own
experience, but also learns from the experiences of other countries in trying to answer its native
problems with the concept of autonomy. Studying the experiences of other countries is intended
to reflect in order to find positive and negative values that are used as references, and if possible