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UN4MUN Project

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Indonesian Student Association For International Studies (ISAFIS) is currently  Running UN4MUN project to hold The First UN4MUN conference in South-East Asia. This conference, will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 17th – 20th January 2018.  UN4MUN is the only Model United Nations (MUN) procedure developed and promoted by the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN DPI) as an official response from UN to correct MUN procedures established and conducted by universities around the world that do not follow the actual rules of procedure, negotiation process and values of the United Nations (UN). ISAFIS believes that UN4MUN is the only Model United Nations procedure that aims to promote UN values and processes accurately, and that such values and process are crucial to achieving and maintaining world peace and there is an urgency to educate people about UN4MUN procedure.

An addition to hold The First UN4MUN conference simulation in South-East Asia , ISAFIS is currently working with students from Chulalangkorn University, Mahidol University, Kasetsart University, Thammasat University, and Assumption University of Thailand  to manage all preparation that needs for the conferences and build a plan to ensure that the participants have the best conference experience possible. We already manage a plan to invite 500 participants particularly from south east-asian countries and outside south-east asian countries to attend this conference.

ISAFIS also met with the Centara Grand hotel in Bangkok discussing about venue for the conference and detailed accommodation aspects to ensure that the conference runs smoothly for the participants.  Centara Grand Hotel is located in the heart of Bangkok, on top of Central World Mall in Bangkok, Thailand.

ISAFIS also have obtained the full support of the Indonesia-Thailand Chamber of Commerce to hold the conference, and are currently reaching out to other chambers of commerce in Thailand, such as India-Thai Chamber of Commerce.

This conference is also supported by Mr. William Yotive. Mr. William Yotive is currently the Model UN coordinator for World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). Prior to working at WFUNA, William Yotive was Project Manager of the United Nations Global Teaching and Learning Project within the Outreach Division of the UN Department of Public Information for more than 14 years. He was responsible for creating educational materials for schools around the world on the United Nations and global issues on its agenda.


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Pemimpin yang Mampu Berkolaborasi

Oleh: Glenn Wijaya

 

Pemilihan Kepala Daerah dan Wakil Kepala Daerah untuk tingkat Provinsi DKI Jakarta akan segera bergulir. Para calon sudah mempersiapkan diri sebaik-baiknya demi cheap Oakleys sunglasses dipinang oleh rakyat untuk menjabat sebagai Gubernur dan Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta untuk periode antara 2017 – 2022. Namun, di tengah hingar-bingar pemilihan kepala daerah, masyarakat seringkali lupa bahwa yang memerintah di DKI Jakarta sesungguhnya bukan hanya tergantung daripada Kepala Daerah dan wakilnya, tetapi juga adalah Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah (DPRD).

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Clicking and Sharing: Good Intentions, Unsustainable Movement

Oleh : Khodijah

The Tahrir Square rally which started on January 25th 2011 would not have happened without social media, neither would have London riots in the same year. Ever since social media, generating a movement has been made easier, and internet gained its prominence Oakleys Outlet in making social change. By social change, we have seen people amassed in demonstrations, donated a considerably great amount of money, prompted local governments to do or refrain from doing certain policy, and at the very least put spotlight on issues previously untouched, undiscussed about. However, the real-life impact of some movements are modest, if we can say any. Some movements focused only in making the issue viral, while at the same time lack the commitment in making a sustainable action to build the change they desire. By taking a closer look at the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which was recently reported to lead a breakthrough in ALS research, this article will point out how people could devise a more strategic movement in order to create bigger change.

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Kebijakan Produksi Minyak Saudi Arabia dalam OPEC pada Turunnya Harga Minyak Global tahun 2014

Oleh: Neta Cynara Anggina

 

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Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) merupakan sebuah organisasi dalam bentuk kartel yang memiliki peran dalam mengontrol sumber minyak beserta harganya dalam pasar global. Berbeda dari kartel pada umumnya, organisasi ini terdiri dari tiga belas negara berdaulat penghasil minyak; yaitu Algeria, Angola, Ekuador, Indonesia, Iran, Irak, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, dan Venezuela. Masing-masing negara setuju untuk menetapkan kuota produksi yang kurang dari jumlah yang akan diproduksi dalam kondisi pasar kompetitif. Kuota ini yang menjadi instrumen OPEC dalam mengontrol harga minyak di pasar, yakni suatu monopoli kolektif berdasarkan ekspektasi¾dengan membatasi kuota supply, harga minyak akan naik. Demand atas energi karena kegiatan ekonomi juga turut membatasi fluktuasi harga minyak.

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Modern Youth and Student Movement in Indonesia

The dynamics of Indonesia’s political movement is a fascinating subject to examine and be understood by a wide array of people, particularly by young people. The nature of young individuals, visionary and idealist stimulated the changes thus created the dynamics in the landscape of movements in Indonesia. Indonesia’s political movement has seen its beginning since the colonial period, noticeable by the birth of many youth-led cheap oakleys organizations. These organizations aimed to reform the social and political structure in Indonesia towards betterment of the society. However, nowadays such disposition has declined a great deal. Activities that gather people and march to protest against something or simply express particular views on certain issues are no longer considered less significant. Against that backdrop, questions are raised. Is the Indonesian independence truly taken for granted by the young generation? If not, what encourages the changes occurred that result in the depreciation Ideas of the nature of young individuals, which are visionary and idealist.

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The Trans Pacific Partnership: Should We Join the Pact?

In today’s global circumstances, international multilateral economic partnerships have blossomed in every corner of the world. It is believed to ensure the interdependency of one country to the next, reduces the risk of global warfare, and significant self-gain. As layers upon layers of agreements are established between countries, stronger ties are forged with the hope that more benefits would be reaped cheap football jerseys from interconnectedness. However, it must be said that more may not always be merrier, and taking precaution is advised, especially if a country is deciding to jump on a moving bandwagon. This is true in accordance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an issue that has now landed Ray Ban sale on Indonesia’s lap.

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MUN 101

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MUN is an educational simulation and/or academic competition in which students role-play as the United Nations countries’ delegates and simulate UN committees’ conferences.

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ISAFIS Movie Discussion : The Bridge of Spies

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The Bridge of Spies – Bridging Movie into International Relations

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An English man living in the United States of America (USA), Rudolf Abel, is arrested as a Soviet spy in 1957. Lawyer James B. Donovan, former prosecutor for Nazi war crimes in the Nuremberg Trials, is recruited from his law firm to defend the accused spy. The ongoing Cold War gives a backdrop on how unenviable Donovan’s task was: the strong anti-Communist general view opted to give Abel capital punishment. However, Donovan meets the judge and demands Abel not be sentenced to death, for at some point he can be useful to swap with American spy Soviet might have in custody, rendering the judge to sentence Abel with a 30 year imprisonment. The scenario Donovan has presupposed comes into play when Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 spy pilot is shot down within the Soviet Union territory and captured in 1960. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) sends a covert message to Donovan to release Abel in exchange for Powers. As the USSR doesn’t want to admit Abel is their spy, the exchange is to take place in East Germany. Donovan agrees to handle the negotiations, and his skills are tested when more dynamics take place: cheap nfl jerseys an American economics graduate student in West Berlin, Frederic Pryor, was arrested and labeled as American spy. The Central Intelligence Agency prioritizes Powers’ release, but Donovan strives to take both Powers and Pryor back home. The deal is made and the exchange takes place at the Glienicke Bridge.

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Failure to Ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: An Incorrigible Loss for Indonesia

Oleh : KhodijahWatch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download

 

For something as tiny as 9 centimeter long and turns to ashes after several exhales, cigarette turns out to be of great concern in a global extent. Smoking has become an extremely regular activity in most countries, be it the ones having developed or the ones still yet developing. However, the burden is also placed on smoking for cases of varieties of cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and many other lethal illness. The idea for an international instrument for tobacco control was formally initiated at the World Health Assembly held in May 1995. This shows a growing concern of world’s countries on deteriorating effects made possible by the existence of tobacco and its products. After the adoption of WHA49.17, a resolution that requests the Director General to initiate the development of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, every countries were given the chance to take part in formulating the framework.

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The Green Revolution as a Key to Food Security

Oleh : Safira Prabawidya Pusparani

 

People today live in a world full of irony, where some countries live in a problem of obesity while others live in severe famine. The world contains enough food to feed everyone in this planet yet 870 million people still suffer from chronic undernourishment. How is this possible? There clearly is a breakdown in the process for distributing food towards all parts of the globe’s population. However, distribution remains a small aspect on the current food crisis. The production of food has become a lethal process to how foods are available for communities. The World Bank has found that the globe needs to produce at least 50 per cent more food by cheap jerseys wholesale 2050 to feed the expected global population of nine billion people.[1] However, these efforts are heavily hampered by low stockpiles, increasing population, high fuel prices, depleting natural capital but most of all, climate change. If we are to change the current conditions of poor food production and distribution, the problem of climate change needs to be solved as well.

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