Yogyakarta (14/7) – 3rd International Government and Politics Summer School (3rd IGOPSS) is an annual program organized by the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) with the theme “Collaborative Governance: Preparing and Responding the Open Government Management”, where the 3rd IGOPSS invites students around the world to join a program of several weeks to understand deeply the Indonesian government system and culture and society.
On Tuesday, July 14, 2022, 3rd IGOPSS held a virtual opening ceremony via Zoom Meetings. The 3rd IGOPSS event will take place on 14-21 July 2022. This event is hosted by Adibah Dhivani Gusmi, S.IP., as the coordinator, and 5 Buddies will accompany the participants during this program. The 5 buddies are Fadhilla Septiyaning, Danny Rizky Ramadhan, Salsa Latsica Dewi, Satrya Dhillan Bagaskara and Dian Aurelia.
The event was opened with remarks given by Sakir Ridho Wijaya, S.IP, M.IP., as the director of IGOV UMY, Dr. Tunjung Sulaksono as head of the Government Science Study Program (Kaprodi IP), and ended with a speech by Dr. Takdir Ali Mukti as dean of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (Dean of Fisipol). In the welcoming session, Mas Sakir, Pak Tunjung, and Pak Takdir both said that they were grateful and warmly welcomed the participants. In addition, they advised maintaining the relationship that had been met at the 3rd IGOPSS event.
“We hope that after participating in this event you will continue to maintain your relationship with other participants because you are our replacement future Leaders.” Said Mr. Takdir in his speech.
After the opening ceremony, the event continued with the introduction of the theme that was brought up at the 3rd IGOPSS event, namely how government collaboration to deal with Government Management, which was presented by Dr. Awang Darumurti, M.Sc. one of the lecturers from IGOV UMY. Pak Awang explained that Open Government and Collaborative Governance are like connected twin buildings. “Open Government with Collaborative Governance is like twin buildings that are connected to each other, when the state holds Open Government, at the same time it can advance Collaborative Governance,” said Mr. Awang.
One participant stated that he was very honored to be able to study at the 3rd IGOPSS event for 2 weeks and be able to find solutions to existing problems to make this world a better place. “I hope that in this event we as participants can know about open government from all world perspectives, namely Culture Governance based on innovative and sustainable public policies,” said Kenlipugan Cumonong from Bukidnon State University, Philippines. (ARP)