Collaborative Governance Analysis in the Implementation of ``Elderly Friendly Hajj'' Policy in Indonesia


According to Siskohat data, a 30% of elderly Hajj pilgrims were predicted in 2023. Meanwhile, pilgrims with high health risks were predicted to be 73%.This number is the highest in the last five years. In organizing the Hajj pilgrimage, the Ministry of Religion collaborates with various parties. Collaborative governance is a process that involves various relevant stakeholders to promote the interests of each agency in achieving common goals. This study aims to examine how the collaborative governance was formed to implement Elderly Friendly Hajj policy. This research uses descriptive qualitative method. The results of this study is the formations of Ministry of Religion involving several parties in the mechanism of collaborative governance, such as Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah through its Hajj and Umrah Guidance Group (KBIHU), also building partnership with the Indonesian Hajj Brotherhood Association (IPHI), and Indonesian Hajj Officer Alumni Communication Forum (FKAPHI). The success of collaborative governance is supported by system context, drivers, and collaborative dynamics among the parties.

Keywords: collaborative governance, elderly friendly Hajj, policy implementation

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