January-June 2023Vol. 24 No. 1 (2023)
Sociae Polites published two articles in the edition of January-June 2023 (Volume 24, Number 1). The first article is titled "G20 Commitment in the Achievement of SDGs 7: Opportunities and Challenges" by Laode Muhammad Fathun and Shanti Darmastuti. The article discussed and analyze the opportunities and challenges faced by the G20 in implementing commitments to achieve SDG 7. The article evaluates and identify the chronology of the discussion of new renewable energy in the meetings of G20 countries.
The second article discussed the challenges in implementing Goal 16 SDG in ASEAN, especially goals 16.7 and 16.8 with the case study of Indonesia's implementation of a just and inclusive society. Immanuel Ferdinand Barmandi and Ellya Dameria Enesca wrote the article titled "SDG 16 in ASEAN: Case Study on Building Just and Inclusive Societies in Indonesia". The authors discovered that, while SDG implementation performs well in terms of social inclusion in the local community (a smaller area of development), it performs poorly in terms of human rights and tolerance and there is a risk of failure in the actual implementation of SDG Goal 16 in a large and diverse country like Indonesia.
July-December 2022Vol. 23 No. 2 (2022)
Sociae Polites published five articles in the edition of July-December 2022 (Volume 23, Number 2). The first article is titled "The Role of the Indigenous Elite in the 2017 Regional Head Election of Buru Regency" by Ahmad Bilal Tuhulele, Sri Yunanto and Usni Hasa. Tuhulele, Yunanto and Hasa elaborated their findings about the relevance of the theory of political participation in the case study of the 2017 Pilkada in Buru Regency.
The second article discussed about the ERIA’s contribution to ASEAN Infrastructure development. Nanda Sucita Putri and Denise Ann wrote the article titled “ERIA Contribution to Development of ASEAN Infrastructure Through Comprehensive Asian Development Plan (CADP). The authors found that the Comprehensive Asian Development Plan has helped the implementation of ASEAN Community pillars and infrastructure growth in ASEAN countries grow significantly.
The next article discussed about the problem of political crisis in Ethiopian and the exodus of refugees to neighboring countries including Sudan. Ahsani Maulinardi, Yon Machmudi and Sri Yunanto highlighted the humanitarian crisis in the border of Ethiopia and Sudan in the article titled "The Exodus of Ethiopian Refugees in Sudan: A Study of Roles and Responsibilities of Host Countries". Using the African Refugee Model, the authors elaborated the eagerness of the Sudanese government to handle the refugees.
The fourth article is about the environmental issue in Jakarta. William Ciputra wrote the article titled "Action Plan of the Governor of DKI Jakarta in Facing Climate Change and Its Impact". Ciputra highlighted the implementation of Paris Agreement and the role of DKI Jakarta in implementing Paris Agreement. He concluded that there are many challenges that the DKI Jakarta must face in implementing Paris Agreement.
The next article is written by Leonard Hutabarat. Leonard Hutabarat discussed about the role South-South cooperation in Achieving SDGS using the case study of Indonesia. Indonesian diplomacy is expectetd to part of development cooperation form for restoring and building back better in achieving the goals of SDGs 2030. The sixth article discussed about Labor Cooperation with Saudi Arabia. Leriche Venisha argued that te governments of Indonesia and Saudi Arabia have agreed on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the placement and protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia.
January - June 2022Vol. 23 No. 1 (2022)
Sociea Polites published six articles in the edition of January-June 2022 (Volume 23, Number 1). The first article is titled "Eco-friendly fish farming: responsibly-sustainable aquaculture among ASEAN countries" written by Borromeo, Urbano and Rivera. The next author is Noh Navey. He wrote an article titled "Exploring strategies to improve the service quality of food in community-based ecotourism: a case study of trapeang sangke community-based ecotourism, Kampot Province". Not only about environmental issues, this edition also published article about "Solving Indonesia's health system problem during CoVID-19 Pandemic through ASEAN Economic Community" written by Az-Zahra, Wiyasa, Adventio and Lubis.
There are two articles related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in this edition. The first article is wrriten by Santoso, Akbar and Yulyanto titled "The role of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights in handling the Islamophobia in Myanmar Rohingya Case". The second articles related to ASEAN is written by Biantoro, Fahira and Alifah titled "The implementation of AHRD in Indonesia study case: human rights violations towards human rights activists in Papua".
The last but not the least, Sociae Polites published an article titled "Virtual hologram learning as a publishing media of nusantara culture study case: Mabayang-bayang tradition in Sengkiding village". Anggirawati, Kanya, Sirlaksmi and Sari discussed the idea of the combination of technology and culture to protect and promote the Bali culture.
July-December 2021Vol. 22 No. 2 (2021)
In this edition (Volume 22, Number 2, the Year 2021), Sociae Polites focused on the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indonesia. Muhammad Yunus Zulkifli wrote an article titled "Water Security in Ecological Politics During COVID-19 Pandemic Era". He highlighted that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the government's ability to ensure national water security and recommended implementing the ecohydrological approach in its development paradigm. Darynaufal Mulyaman, Rudi Kogoya, and Mikhail Adam elaborated on the impact of COVID-19 on the palm oil industry in their article titled "The Post Pandemic Economic Interdependence Conundrum of CPO-Based Industry." The authors argued that the COVID-19 pandemic could be a timely opportunity to promote sustainable palm oil to the global market. COVID-19 pandemic is not only a health crisis but also an environmental crisis. Dhiva Aribah Setyaningrum, Diva Putri Kaloko, Febriana Christianti, Inggrid Janna Bella Sihaloho, Surya Tri Putri Dalapang highlighted "the Problem of Waste Management in ASEAN countries." The researchers found that waste import is still illegally conducted in Indonesia and ASEAN countries. Governments need to more serious in enforcing the law to prevent the incoming of waste import.
Hendra Manurung and Elvinro Sinabariba focused on "Indonesia's Soft Power Using the Case Study of Toba Caldera as UNESCO Global Geopark 2020." #BlackLivesMatter is a global social movement to fight against racial discrimination. Alifianita Amalia, Luthfiyah Alifah Ridwan, Rachel Krisna Ayu, Shuwen Lian discussed the effectiveness of the #BlackLivesMatter in transforming the United States into a more just and fair society. Mita Yesyca offered a critical examination on microfinancing women in "Microfinancing Women: What Does It Mean for Them?". Richie Desandri, Aiko Chya Iswandari, Annisa Hatimah, Graciella Valencia S, Indy Kumala Chandra focused on "the Impact of Technological Advances and the Digitalization of Media in the Development of the Theory of Marxism."
This volume also focused on environmental issues. Verdinand Robertua and Angel Damayanti discussed on the impact of deepwater disaster in the Gulf of Mexico toward the environmental ecosystem. Fitri Silaban, Puan Maharani, Sartika Laurenvia Yohana and Veryzal focused on role of e-commerce giant Amazon in promoting clean energy in the United States. Lastly, Akbar Ramadhan, Andi Enrico Maulana, Angela Novahariani, Angela Deviana Jayanti, and Gabriella Elri Tessalonika focused on the relationship between the European Union and Indonesia in the palm oil sustainability issue.
Indonesia Clean Energy Conference 2021Vol. 22 No. 1 (2021)
Sociae Polites has organized Indonesia Clean Energy Conference 2021 with generous assistance from Petromindo. The first article is Tiara Amirasyam, Ayu Cristhine, Salsabila Nurjihan, Nico Haris Berkat Manik, and Meilina Grecia with the article "Increased Low-Cost Biohydrogen Production Using Co-Culture Fermentation of Dairy Wastewater". Amirasyam and her team discussed the recommendation of dairy wastewater for low-cost biohydrogen. The second article "Coffee Husk Based Activated Carbon Electrode Supercapacitor as an Alternative to Renewable Energy Storage Devices in Indonesia" is written by Andri Pangestu Purba, Mark Philip Purba, and Mesakh L Tobing. This article is discussed about the concrete optimization of coffee waste as one of the largest sources of biomass energy in Indonesia.
The third article "Effectiveness of Integrated Carbon Capture Technology in Waste to Energy Plants and Implementation Prospects" is written by Fikri Muhammad Akbar, Muhammad Najmi Hafiy, Farid Ibrahim, and AdamMuhammad Yudhistira. The authors concluded that the usage of CCS is very effective to reduce the CO2 emissions emitted from Waste-to-Energy Plants with 95% accuracy. The fourth article "The Challenge for Indonesian Biofuel Governance: Study Case of State-Business Relation Between Korindo and Indonesian Government on Palm Oil Business" was written by Darynaufal Mulyaman and Aji Said Iqbal Muhammad Iqbal Fajri. The authors highlighted public concern over the environmental preserving effort in Indonesia’s biodiversity and climate actions with the case study of Korindo's palm oil plantation. The fifth article "Sustainable Floating Architecture Prototype as Energy Efficiency Methods Implementation in Indonesia" was written by Rani Yuni Wulandari, Stephanus Wirawan Dharmatanna, Sitti Awalia Dewi Permatasari, Diandra Aprilia Judiono, and Ismail Salam.
Youth Peatland Conference 2020Vol. 21 No. 2 (2020)
Sociae Polites has organized Youth Peatland Conference 2020 with generous assistance from Peatland Restoration Agency, Universitas Pancasila, and Rumah Milenial Indonesia. The theme of the Youth Peatland Conference 2020 is: "Youth on Peatland: How to Strengthen SDGs in Tropical Peatland." There are five sub-themes: the restoration, the law and policies, the technology, the media, and the SDGs. The reviewers have conducted a series of meetings to determine the finalists and the paper competition winners.
The first winner is Ainun Hasanah and Muhammad Farouk Setiawan with the article "Rewetting Design for Tropical Peatland Restoration." Hasanah and Setiawan discussed the recommendation of canal blocking with PVC pipes. The runner up is Rizki Atthoriq Hidayat and Muhammad Hanif. They wrote about "Spatial Modeling of the Threat of Damage to the Peatland Ecosystem in the Mainland of Bengkalis Regency, Riau Province." The second runner-up is Syahrir Roni Geyasra, Renate Septiana Widiaputri, Sathya Reysha Wacanno. The article "The Effectiveness of the Implementation of Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 5/2019 in Eradicating the Peatland Fires in the Kalimantan Region". Geyasra, Widiaputri, and Wacanno found many shortcomings regarding Inpres No.5/2019, and the government needs to resolve the problems immediately.
In the Restoration sub-theme, Farhan Kurniawan, Idung Risdiyanto, and Ana Turyanti emphasized that "Fire Vulnerability Maps" prevent future forest fires. Meanwhile, Bayu Novendra and Kania Jennifer Wiryadi proposed implementing "a Strict Liability Principle" to ensure peatland destroyers accountable. In the Technology sub-theme, Rois Saida Sanjaya, Mahendra Zhafir Pratama, Mitra Fitria Anggaraini showed that the "Landsat 8 Satellite" image is useful in detecting the peatland degradation in Kotawaringin Timur Regency. Theresia, Ricky Martin Sihombing, and Florentina Simanungkalit criticized the plan to "Relocate the Indonesian Capital to Kalimantan due to the Risk of Peatland Degradation in Kalimantan". Alya Lihan Eltofani, Fauzan Ishaq, Rani Melani Aldina Wijaya emphasized: "The role of Media in Generating Social Awareness Regarding Peatland Restoration." The authors focused on the case study of gambutlestari.com.
Regarding Peatland Law and Policies, there are three policy proposals. Firstly, Suprayitno, Niwayan Sukraini, Muhammad Noor Fazri Edison proposed implementing "Sustainable Agriculture in the Peatland Area in the Palangka Raya Administration." Secondly, Gumanti O. Simbolon, Naradipatya Pratanjana showed the possibility of "Financing Peatland Conservation using Indonesia Green Bond." Finally, Khalimatus Sa'diyah, Angga Puja Asian, Widya Sari recommend an "Integrated Peatland Management System" that consisted of three different peatland zone (eco-tourism, utilization, and conservation).
January - June 2020Vol. 21 No. 1 (2020)
In this volume (Volume 21, Number 1, The Year 2020), Sociae Polites focused on the European Union's environmental diplomacy dynamic. The European Union (EU) is a powerful organization in the current global politics that can influence many countries' domestic policy, including environmental policy. Ellya Dameria Enesca and Ivonne Easteria Riyadi outlined the issues and challenges of EU environmental diplomacy in their article "Quo Vadis EU Environmental Diplomacy." The article "The European Union and the Paris Agreement" described the global context of EU environmental diplomacy and showed the EU partners' policy on the Paris Agreement. The exit of the United Kingdom (Brexit) from the EU caused damage to the EU's economy and the EU's environmental diplomacy. The damage is elaborated in the article "Brexit Impact on the EU's Climate Diplomacy."
The EU has environmental problems in its relationship with the United States of America, China, and Indonesia. Theresia Siahaan focused on the impact of the EU's ban on Indonesia palm oil in her article "Indonesia Environmental Diplomacy in President Joko Widodo's Era (2014-2019) of The Issue Rejection Indonesia's CPO by European Union". The relationship between the EU and Indonesia is also elaborated in the article "The European Union, Indonesia and Renewable Energy Directive." Regarding China, the EU has imposed an extra tariff on solar panel import from China. The article "The European Union, China, and Solar Panel" has highlighted the tariff's impact on the relationship between the EU and China. Meanwhile, the article "The European Union, the United States, and the Genetically Modified Organisms" focused on the EU's environmental policy's impact on the United States' agricultural export.
Marinus Mesak, Yanyan Mochamad Yani, and Windy Dermawan discussed the Chinese involvement in Vanuatu and Solomon Island Foreign Policy against Papua Issue. They critically analyzed the Chinese aid to Vanuatu and Solomon Island in the Papua separatist movement in Indonesia.
July - December 2019Vol. 20 No. 2 (2019)
In this edition (Volume 20, Number 2, the Year 2019), Sociae Polities focused on human rights and environmental issues. Verdinand Robertua, Bryan Libertho Karyoprawiro, and Eunike Meliani Wahyuningtyas wrote the proposal about "Special Zone for Ship Washing in Transboundary Marine Pollution Reduction at Malacca Strait." Hazazi Ridho Subarkah, Yanyan Mochamad Yani, and Taufik Hidayat elaborated "The Effect of the United States Out of Paris Agreement on 2015 on The National Security of the United States".
The article "Myanmar 1962: Feminism in the Post Military Junta Era" and "Rohingya Crisis: ASEAN's Response Analysis in the Liberalism Theory" focused on the complexity of human rights issues in Myanmar. Florentina Wulandari Maria Alexandra highlighted the changes in the bilateral relationship between the United States and Cuba in her article "US Foreign Policy in Restoring Diplomatic Relations with Cuba in 2015-2016." Hendra Manurung elaborated the compatibility between China's Belt and Road Initiative and Russia's Eurasia Economic Union in his article "A Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Synchronizing China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on Russia's Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU)." Fajar Novianto and Marshelia Gloria Narida discussed the process and the purpose of applying infographic criteria in the Ministry of Agriculture.
January - June 2019Vol. 20 No. 1 (2019)
In this edition (Volume 20, Number 1, the year 2019), Sociae Polites focused on human rights, specifically children's rights. Yohanes Benedictus Meninu Nalele discussed "The Role of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT) in Addressing the Child's Commercial Sexual Exploitation (ESKA) in Indonesia". Melly Sabina Ester Lengkong offered a critical analysis of "India's "Look East Policy" on the ASEAN India Students Exchange Programme."
Child smokers are a dangerous threat to Indonesia. Gatari Dwi Hapsari proposed stricter measures to limit the number of child smokers in Indonesia. In her article "Indonesia in Tobacco Control Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals Target 3.A", Gatari argues that the growing numbers of child smokers will bring more damage to the economy, society, and the future of Indonesia.
Sipin Putra analyzed the "Jenton Turun Jenton" as the "Political Leadership System in Tumenggung Nggrip on Community Orang Rimba in Kedundung Muda, Bukit Dua Belas National Park, Jambi, Indonesia." Sinta Herindrasti reviewed the book written by Yuval Noah Harari, namely "Sapiens a Brief History of Humankind." Annisa Dewi Cahyaningrum, Levita Revalina, Pritta Ayu Khoirunnisaa, Sri Damayanti Nuur Fadhilah elaborated the theory of Realism and effectiveness of the use of the force in the "Preah Vihear Conflict."
July - December 2018Vol. 19 No. 2 (2018)
In this edition (Volume 19, Number 2, the Year 2019), Sociae Polites focused on economic and environmental issues. Selina Tikau critically analyzed the effectiveness of Kredit Usaha Rakyat Berbasis Ekspor (KURBE). In her article titled "Effect of Export Improvement Policy through Export-Oriented Credit Business Programs on Export Growth of Micro Small Medium Enterprises in 2016," she found several challenges in expanding KURBE. She recommended promoting greater socialization and transparency of KURBE data. Della Junita Sari discussed Indonesia's economic diplomacy toward Australia in her article "The Role of Indonesia's Economic Diplomacy in the Dynamics of Indonesia's Relationship with Australia under the Leadership of Joko Widodo (2014-2016)." She argued that Indonesia needs to improve human resources and product quality to maximize the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Agreement.
Christin Sicilia Blandina Ansanay offered a critical examination on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) using a Central Kalimantan case study. She emphasized that Norway has helped Indonesia to implement REDD+ in Central Kalimantan. The article "Indonesia-Norway Cooperation to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions through REDD+ Schemes (Case Study: Forests of Central Kalimantan)" also discussed the challenges of REDD+ in Central Kalimantan.
Fenny Maria Christien focused on "French Education Diplomacy in Indonesia via Joint Working Group Implementation." Florensia Stevany Hanna discussed "Syria's Defense and Security Policy in Addressing the Issue of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (Period 2011-2016)"