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Collaborative Workshop Between Pattimura University and Kagoshima University

A collaborative workshop between Pattimura University (Unpatti) and Kagoshima University, “Future Collaboration on Island Studied between Pattimura University and Kagoshima Univesity” was held in Japan from 17-19 OctobeProf. Fumio Sumiyoshir 2016. There were 8 lecturers / researchers from Pattimura University led by the head of Research Department of Pattimura University, Prof. Dr. Rafael Osok. Each team member presented their related research results. The team consist of Dr. Gino Limmon. Dr. James Abrahamsz, Dr. Jolanda Apituley, which all from Fishery and Marine Science faculty, from Agriculture faculty Prof. Dr. Dominggus Malle, Prof. Dr. Simon Raharjo, Dr. Audrey Leatemia, and from Engineering faculty Dr. Wolter Hetharia. There were 7 presenters from Kagoshima University who had similar expertize to the presenters from Pattimura University. The presentation sessions was then followed by a session to discuss future cooperation. (right photo, Prof. Fumio Sumiyoshi gave opening speech).

The teamsouvernir exchange from Unpatti met the president of Kagoshima University Prof. Yoshizane Maeda which accompanied by the vice-presidents, Dean of Agriculture faculty, Dean of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences. The team from Unpatti also visited the fermentation laboratory of Sochu and the fruits orchard. The MoU between Pattimura University and Kagoshima University was signed in 2014. The MoU has been accomplished with various academic activities such as workshops, academic seminars, mutual researches, public lecturer (by Prof. Sota Yamamoto) and visiting professorship by Dr. Wardis Girsang from Pattimura University. (left photo: souvenir exchange between Prof. Osok (right) and Prof. Kei Kawai (left)).

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Public Lecture on Corruption Prevention and Eradication

Ambon (Monday, 5 September 2016), held in hall of the rectorat building, the head deputy of BPKP Investigation Section, Iswan Elmi, AK., SH., MS.Acc., CFE., CA., QIA. Presented public lecture for civitas academica of Unpatti and other stakeholders.

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In his lecture, Iswan Elmi elaborated on the goal of national development in the context to increase prosperity of the nation as written in the RPJMN 2015-2019 through building a transparent and effective administration, also the government must be free for corruption, nepotism and must be effective, democratic and can be trusted. In addition, the government must uphold the system reformation which could free the nation from corruption and nepotism. Also to build the nation from the outer region to strengthen the provincials and to carry on the mental revolution. Therefore, he added “the increase of quality and accountability in the financial management sector could be an indicator to judge the success in the national development achievements which is clean and effective”.

He explained further that based on the fact that up until now, even though corruption eradication process has been carried out but it has not yet shown the optimal success. Preventive effort is not enough to prevent corruption, even internal control is not adequate, Therefore, a corruption eradication campaign called Fraud Control Plan is needed.

This program has to be carried out because currently corruption in Indonesia has become systemic. Corruption leads to the downgrade of morale, therefore a systematic handling is needed by the ratification of UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) 2003 through the Government Regulation No. 7 Year 2007. In Article 5 of the UNCAC 2003, it is stated that corruption eradication program must be carried out in line with repressive efforts.

Corruption eradication program needs instruments / regulations that could strengthen internal control within government agencies. Therefore, BPKP has a continuing efforts to develop control system which is specifically designed to prevent corruption and to help and reveal events that have corruption indication which is called Fraud Control Plan.

BPKP have build cooperations with several government agencies (BUMN and BUMD) and it is still opened for other agencies which want to implement the FCP. Integrity factor plays important role in the development of corruption-free human resource. Integrity factor is used to eradicate corruption and nepotism. Integrity means that a person has to be honest and right in his/her actions. The integrity factor is used to keep a person on track in order to achieve goals.

A question and answer session was held at the end of the public lecture. At the closing, the head deputy of BPKP asked all components of the nation including civitas academica of Universitas Pattimura to build corruption-free personal integrity.

“the only thing necessary for triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” Edmund Burke