15 Mar

LAUNCHING NEW PRESIDENCY OF IFSA LC UGM 2019

Hello, IFSA folks!
We proudly present our newest Presidency of IFSA LC UGM for 2019! Now we will start our next chapter titled “Inclusive Space for Youth Combating Climate Change”. Wish us have good luck and great works for this year!

The Direction

Directions of IFSA LC UGM consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The main task of directions is to become the representative of IFSA LC UGM to external affairs and in charge of leading the members to carry out the vision and misson of IFSA LC UGM.

Human Resource Development Commission

Human Resources Development (HRD) Commission is a commission with the main duty to provide various trainings in order to develop soft skill and hard skill of IFSA LC UGM members (sports meeting, paper and presentation workshop, etc). This commission is also in charge of keeping a strong bond between each member of IFSA LC UGM.

Media and Communication Commission

Media and Communication (MedCo) Commission is a comission who’s in charge of all publication regarding the newest updates about project or any activities of IFSA LC UGM through online (social media) as well as offline publication (wall magazine).

Language Commission

Language Commission of IFSA LC UGM is a place which facilitate all the members to increase their English skill and capabilities, also to build the member’s experience in increasing their softskill regarding how to speak in public as well as deliver their opinion and ideas to a bigger forum.

Forestry Education Commission

Forestry Education Commission (FenC) is a place for members of IFSA LC UGM to broaden their knowledge regarding forestry issues in a local as well as global scale. Commissioners of FenC are one step ahead and expected to always be aware and stay up to date about forestry issues and disseminates them to rest of IFSA LC UGM members through their projects (Focus Group Discussion, English Group Discussion, etc).

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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18 May

Press Release: 2nd Wall Magazine “IFSA LC UGM in The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit: Youth Representative in Combating Climate Change and Environmental Issues”

Author: Dian Tahari

The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) “Protecting Forests and People, Supporting Economic Growth”

APRS is part of the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Partnership (APRP), which supports the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and encourages the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in the region. This year, APRS was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 23rd until 25th April 2018 with the theme “Protecting forests and people, supporting economic growth”. The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) comes after the landmark global agreements reached in 2015 through the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (cifor.org).

The 3rd APRS have seven subthemes which form a starting point for the selection of discussion topics. The seven subthemes consist of:

  • Forests in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
  • Restoration and Sustainable Management of Peatlands
  • Forest Finance, Investment and Trade
  • Production Forests
  • Community Forestry
  • Ecotourism and Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Mangroves and Blue Carbon

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20 Apr

Press Release : 1st English Group Discussion (ERUPSION)

Author: Dhimas Khairuman

The Amphiteater UGM, April 13th, 2018 — The Forestry Education and Language Commission of IFSA LC UGM had held the English Group Discussion (ERUPSION) on April 13th, 2018, in order to gave the participants more information about some topics that would be discussed in 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS). The participants of this discussion are the members of IFSA LC UGM. The speaker of this discussion is Mr. Andita Aulia Pratama, S.Hut., M.Sc., usually known as Mr. Dito. Mr.Dito is one of IFSA LC UGM alumni and also a lecturer of Faculty of Forestry UGM. The aim of this event is to increase the knowledge of IFSA LC UGM members about rainforest, but we focused on Forests Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Forest Investment and Trade, and also Community Forestry.

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