The 12th BDF was held on 5-6 December 2019 in the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC), Nusa Dua, Bali, bearing the theme of “Democracy and Inclusivity”. The Forum’s carried out several innovations in its format, mainly by replaced general debate with panel discussions in order to triggers further discussion on the topics

The Forum was opened by a Ministerial Panel and followed by parallel breakout session which divided into four focused group panel-discussion namely 1) Dialogue on the Roles fo State and Policy; 2) The activity of Bali Civil Society and Media Forum; 3) The activity of Bali Youth Conference; and 4) Dialogue on Business and Economic Focus

The 12th BDF was attended by 671 delegates from 94 countries and 8 international organization, including 7 officials at Ministerial level and 4 officials at vice-minister level.