IRPRESUNIV.ORG, CIKARANG – The comparative study which is hosted under the Foreign Affairs Division of PUMA IR 2021 has been successfully conducted on the 29th of May 2021. By this opportunity, PUMA IR get in the collaboration with Himpunan Mahasiswa Program Studi Hubungan Internasional Universitas Pelita Harapan (HMPS-HI). This event was attended also by the Head of International Relations Study Program of President University, Mr. Muhammad A.S Hikam, Ph.D., and all the members from each organization.
To start with, the Master of Ceremony started to open the event and continued by reading all the agenda that will be done throughout the event. Afterward, the MC was welcome the Head of International Relations study program of President University, Mr. Dr. Muhammad A.S Hikam M.A, Ph.d. to deliver the opening remarks and officially open the event. Then, continued by the Chairperson of PUMA IR, Marcelino Timothy, and the last speech came from the President of HMPS-HI UPH, Jeva Rompas. After all the speeches, before jumping to the most-awaited agenda, which was the presentation from each organization, the agenda has to pass the ice-breaking first to dilute the atmosphere so that all the participants can be more excited. The presentation that was done after the ice-breaking was so insightful, both of the organizations respectively present and explained consist of the vision and mission, introduction, and explained all the events that they have. When the presentation has been accomplished, then directly jump to the question and answer session to which in this session both organizations will exchange the information in more depth.
The agenda was more exciting because, after the break session, the agenda continued to the ice breaking and the joint discussion. The joint discussion was the agenda that arranged to have a sharing session from each division from both organizations that its function is correlated. By this opportunity, the members can get acquainted with each other and expand relationships. After all, the agenda arrived at the last session, but before the event officially closed, the MC encouraged all the participants to take the photo session first and asked them to open the camera. For the closing remark, hope this comparative study could be a good start to build good collaboration between President University Major Association of International Relations (PUMA IR) and Himpunan Mahasiswa Program Studi-Hubungan Internasional Universitas Pelita Harapan (HMPS-HI) and can be continued forward.
By: Igesta Putri (IR 2020)