Oki Sadma, student of Accounting Department, Economics Faculty, UNNES was chosen as Indonesian Delegation to attend Asean Youth Summit (AYS) 2017 along with 150 youths in ASEAN.
Asean Youth Summit 2017 was held in Manila, Philippines in 5 days from 23 – 27 April 2017. The theme of this event was “Strength in Diversity , Building One Asean Community”. This conference was attended by youths from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philipines, Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Kamboja.
This young gentleman has reached many achievements. He is the head of Accounting Student’s Association in UNNES, the awardee of Djarum Foundation scholarship, and the Grandfinalist of Putra – Putri Lingkungan Hidup (Eco-friendly Ambassador) Semarang 2017.
The conference follows the format of ASEAN conference simulation where the delegations were invited to talk and discuss about ASEAN, especially regarding security, politics, economy, social, and culture.
Besides, the event includes coaching session, networking session, cultural night, and manila fieldtrip to their schedule.
Oki explained that this event was very beneficial to widen his knowledge regarding ASEAN and youth. It widens his networking into international relation that helps him a lot to understand the current issues of ASEAN Economic Community. He hopes that there will be more similar events that can give other youths, especially from UNNES, experiences to mingle with International society.