Nitia Agustini, Research Intern di ASEAN Studies Center Universitas Gadjah Mada   Salah satu isu penting yang agak terabaikan dalam perkembangan Masyarakat ASEAN dewasa ini adalah keterlibatan Masyarakat Sipil di ASEAN. Bersamaan dengan penyelenggaraan ASEAN Summit di Kuala Lumpur,  ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) diselenggarakan di Wisma MCA Kuala Lumpur Malaysia pada 21-24 April 2015. Pelaksanaan […]

  Atin Prabandari, Researcher at ASEAN Studies Center and Lecturer at Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada Representatives from 17 countries and three international organisations meeting in Bangkok to discuss South-East Asia’s migrant crisis may learn from the previous refugee crisis that hit the region during the Indochina war. Last week, after having played a […]

Muhammad Prayoga Permana, MPP Kepala ASEAN Studies Center Universitas Gadjah Mada Masyarakat Ekonomi ASEAN (selanjutnya disingkat EA) akan segera diluncurkan akhir tahun 2015 ini. Disadari atau tidak, MEA akan sangat terkait dengan kompetisi yang makin tajam di kawasan Asia Tenggara. Kendati idealnya MEA dirancang untuk memberikan manfaat bagi semua negara anggota ASEAN, Presiden Joko Widodo […]

Ahmad Rizky Mardhatillah Umar, Researcher at ASEAN Studies Center UGM In 1996, John MacDonald and Louise Diamond wrote the book, Multi-track Diplomacy, which promoted the role of non-state actors in diplomatic theory. This concept is now considered an alternative way of doing diplomacy. Diplomacy is perceived as a simultaneous system of interaction between the state and non-state actor […]

Dedi Dinarto – Research Intern at ASEAN Studies Center Universitas Gadjah Mada (dinartodedi@gmail.com) Even though China has successfully controlled the entire Spratlys on January 1974, the discourse on China’s presence in South China Sea remains the most debated issue in Southeast Asia. Accordingly the economic, strategic and political interests of involved ASEAN member countries cannot […]