Law No. 6/2014 on Villages (Village Law) provides opportunities for village governments to cater to the needs of the community. The kecamatan is an integral part of the kabupaten government which have been carrying out the mandate for decentralization. Unfortunately, the involvement of the kecamatan has not been well regulated. This policy brief presents a summary on the challenges as well as the recommendations for strengthening the role of the kecamatan in Village Law implementation. This title also available in Bahasa Indonesia, "Peran Kecamatan dalam Pelaksanaan UU Desa".