08 Mar

PRESS RELEASE I-SQUARE 2019

IFSA LC UGM has held IFSA Initiation (I2) or commonly known as I-SQUARE. This year, I-SQUARE took a theme “The 1st Chapter of A Memorable Story” with a hope that our members can improve their skills such as making documents, be a master of ceremony, and enrich broaden knowledge about international forestry. I-SQUARE 2019 was held in two phases. The first phase called Pre I-SQUARE was held at Balairung Universitas Gadjah Mada on 5th March 2019. The second phase  was held at Wisma Kepodang, Kaliurang on 6th – 7th March  2019.

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17 Jan

OPEN CALL FOR NEW MEMBERS OF IFSA LC UGM

IFSA LC UGM is looking for new members! For anyone who wants to be the part of us, please fill the registration form below or through the following link at bit.ly/OpenCallMembers2019 and submit it.

Kindly share this info to your friends and see you soon at the interview session!

P.S. We will let you know the details for interview session through personal message.

 

 

17 Sep

PRESS RELEASE OF THE 48TH MID-INTERSESSIONAL MEETING OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES OF UNFCCC


IFSA delegates from Indonesia and India outside the United Nations Conference Centre
Source: private documentation

Greetings, everyone!

We would like to share our experiences during the 48th Mid-intersessional Meeting of Subsidiary Bodies of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC SB 48.2) which was held on 4th – 9th September 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. This particular event facilitated the meeting of Subsidiary Bodies for Sciencetific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Subsidiary Bodies for Implementation (SBI), and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA). SBSTA and SBI work together to address issues related to the vulnerability of developing countries against climate change and prevention actions done by developed countries. SBSTA and SBI generally hold two meetings in a year.

YOUNGO Preparatory Session
Source: private documentation

On September 3rd 2018, IFSA delegates attended the YOUNGO preparatory session. This session was held by YOUNGO to prepare youth participation during the UNFCCC SB 48.2. YOUNGO is a constituency representing youth and children in the UNFCCC session. delegates who are members of YOUNGO must attend this session to get basic knowledges about the UNFCCC session, which includes the birth history of UNFCCC, working bodies within the UNFCCC as well as the latest developments of several international agreements resulted from the UNFCCC session (Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement). In addition, the youth delegates present were also given an explanation regarding YOUNGO’s role as representatives of youth and children within the UNFCCC. In the middle of the session, the delegation from IFSA had the opportunity to get acquainted with several delegates from Gambia, Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD), and the British Columbian Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC).

Opening plenary of UNFCCC SB 48.2
Source: private documentation
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17 Jun

PRESS RELEASE APRM 2018

PRESS RELEASE APRM 2018 DAY 1

APRM 2018 was held on May 28th until June 3rd 2018 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the Philippines. The delegate from IFSA LC UGM was Galuh Anggara, General Forestry 2017.

I (Galuh Anggara) went to Puerto Princesa from Jakarta on May 28th 2018 at 00.45 and arrived in Puerto Princesa International Airport on May 28th 2018 at 12.05 with transit in Manila, Ninoy Aquino International Airport. When arrived in Puerto Princesa International Airport, I met other delegates. They were Hiroki, Tomo, and Yutaro, from Japan. After that we went to the hotel.

Finally, we arrived at Marianne Hotel. Then we decided to take my lunch with other delegates. They were Hiroki, Tomo, Yutaro, Misaki from Japan, Soo Rin and Seo Hyun from South Korea, Jojo, Niko, and Eumi from the Philippines. We enjoyed our lunch together and back to the hotel for starting registration.

Figure 1. Delegate from Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines had lunch together
(Credit : Galuh Anggara)
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