28 June 2018 By Publikasi IIS

Focus Group Discussion of IIS and PPN/Bappenas: The Formulation of Indonesia’s Foreign Policy in 2020-2024

Focus Group Discussion of IIS and PPN/Bappenas: The Formulation of Indonesia’s Foreign Policy in 2020-2024

Institute of Internasional Studies, Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada (IIS-UGM) collaborates with Indonesia’s State Ministries for Development Planning / National Development Planning Agency (PPN/Bappenas) to organize a Focus Group Discussion entitled Arranging Background Study for National Middle Term Development Plan (RPJMN) in Foreign Policy and International Cooperation of Development 2020-2024, at the Dean’s Meeting Room, FISIPOL UGM (25/6).

It was attended by practitioners from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (PPN/Bappenas). The event invited six experts from the Department of International Relations Universitas Gadjah Mada as resource-person.

“We want to gain insights from scholars for our background study in arranging the National Middle Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2020-2024,” said Dewo Broto Joko Putranto, SH, LLM Director of Foreign Policy and International Cooperation PPN/Bappenas. “We also ask for evaluation to foreign policy as well as further policy recommendation,” added Dewo Broto.

The FGD consisted of two sessions. The first session had invited three experts: Dr. Siti Muti’ah Setiawati discussing Indonesia’s Foreign Policy: Evaluation and Critical Review; Dr. Riza Noer Arfani with Indonesia’s Economic Diplomacy in International Forum, and Dr. Nur Rachmat Yuliantoro reviewing Diplomacy in Region: Indonesia’s Leadership in East Asia and Pacific?

The second session invited Yunizar Adiputera, MA to specifically discuss Indonesia’s Humanitarian Diplomacy, followed by Dr. Dafri Agussalim to talk about Indonesia’s Multi-track Diplomacy, and Dr. Dedy Permadi to project The Future of Indonesia’s Cyber Diplomacy.

All sessions was organized under the Chatham House Rules.


Writer and Translator: Sonya Teresa
Editor: Imas Indra Hapsari