UKI Professor of Social and Political Sciences Prof. Angel Damayanti: The 2023 AIS Forum Summit in Bali will have a very positive impact on Indonesia
Jakarta – UKI Professor of Social and Political Sciences Prof. Angel Damayanti said the 2023 AIS Forum Summit in Bali would have a very positive impact on Indonesia. The impact is not only on Indonesia’s image internationally, especially in island and archipelago countries, but also on the Indonesian people because it can increase their income.
The AIS Forum Summit had a positive impact on Indonesia because it was proven that Indonesia had a very important role, Indonesia was also involved in discussing issues about the sea or maritime affairs or about various problems faced by island and archipelagic countries in facing various existing potential threats. at sea, said UKI Professor of Social and Political Sciences Prof. Angel Damayanti, Ph.D as a resource person at the Pancasila TV National Dialogue with the theme Indonesia’s Strategic Role in the 2023 AIS Forum Summit, Saturday, 7/10/2023.
According to him, hosting the 2023 AIS Forum Summit is proof that Indonesia is seen as an archipelagic country and is capable of hosting international conferences. This means that Indonesia’s reputation is seen as very positive, because it is able to hold a high-level conference and Indonesia is also recognized as an archipelagic country.
Indonesia hosting the 2023 AIS Forum Summit could have a big impact on the economy, which means boosting the economies in the Bali area, for example, hotels are fully occupied and other creative economies can be promoted. “For me, this is very positive for improving Indonesia’s image and economy,” he concluded.
Prof. Angel added that Indonesia’s role is very strategic because Indonesia is seen by other countries, and also to discuss maritime issues globally.
“As the host, Indonesia has the right to determine the theme and agenda that will be discussed at the conference. Indonesia has the privilege to highlight what is considered important, such as advancing the blue economy, ensuring Indonesia’s maritime security from the threat of damage to the marine environment,” said Purek 3 UKI Jakarta.
“As the host, Indonesia also has more freedom to determine how to agree on an agenda and agree on a joint declaration.” he said.
The most important thing, especially for the AIS Forum participating countries, is to equalize perceptions about how to maintain the safety and cleanliness of the marine environment, because our seas are related to the livelihoods of many people, such as livelihoods for coastal communities, being trade routes and shipping lanes, especially now that we are dependent on exports. and imports are very high so that healthy, sustainable seas can be realized, he added.