Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia membidik beberapa kerja sama dan penandatanganan nota kesepahaman (MoU) pencegahan terorisme dengan negara lain di tengah pandemi COVID-19, kata Kepala Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Terorisme (BNPT) Komisaris Jenderal Polisi Boy Rafli Amar saat sesi diskusi virtual di Jakarta, Kamis.Continue reading
The impact of the COVID-19 to the national and global political, economy, health, and social landscapes have been dominating many discussion sessions lately, but to date, minimal attention has been directed towards the issue of security, particularly in regard to terrorism and other forms of violent extremism. There are, in fact, emerging waves of new cases related to acts of terror across the globe. Over the past following weeks, researchers and practitioners have been voicing out their concerns about a crack the pandemic may open to terror groups that seek to advance their causes. One researcher alerts that “terrorism is likely to morph into new shapes and forms. Terrorist groups have positioned themselves to exploit the opportunities of a post-COVID-19 world.”Continue reading
Ambassadorial Lecture with H.E. Vincent Piket – Part 2: Malang
Last Thursday, July 9th, 2020, FPCI conducted the 2nd #FPCIAmbassadorialLecture with H.E. Vincent Piket, Ambassador of the European Union to Indonesia.
The Ambassador gave us fruitful insights on the most pressing world agenda in 2020 for the European Union, namely dealing with COVID-19, economic rebound, climate change, global trade, global peace, and human rights among other things.
The lecture was joined by students from our FPCI Chapters in Malang — Universitas Brawijaya and Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang.
In collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in Indonesia, FPCI is conducting a series of Ambassadorial Lecture with H.E. Cameron MacKay, Ambassador of Canada to Indonesia.Continue reading