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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

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Public Lecture by Head of Higher Prosecution Office of Maluku Province

On Monday 4 April 2016 at 10:00 AM EIT, a public lecture was held in a cooperation between Universitas Pattimura and the Higher Prosecuting Office of Maluku Province. The lecturer of the event is the head of Higher Prosecuting Office of Maluku Province, Dr. Jan S. Maringka, SH. MH. The public lecture was carried out under the topic “ Strengthening the Prosecuting Office Through Institutional Way in the Statehood System.” The event was attended by Law Faculty students and students from other Faculty of Unpatti. The event was also attended by the heads of District Judiciary Offices within Maluku Province, the judges of Higher Judiciary Office of Maluku Province.

Kajati MalukuIn his lecture, Dr. Maringka focuses on the arising problem regarding the position of the prosecuting office in the context of Indonesian Constitution (UUD 1945). There is vagueness in the position of the office within the statehood system, especially within the Constitution. However, the function and authority of the office is general prosecutor is firmly stated based on the law, as it is regulated in the State Law Number 16 Year 2004 regarding the general prosecutors functions of the Republic of Indonesia.

In the end of the public lecture, Dr. Maringka elaborated that it is hoped that through the academic processes that related to the law enforcements then it could increase the development of law in litigious aspects and it would provide mutual commitment to develop Maluku Province. He added that law enforcement must be carried out firmly and must be seriously supported the improvement of the litigious aspects in Indonesia.

The souvenir exchanging ceremony was held at the closing of the event. Rector presented the souvenir of Unpatti emblem and books to Dr. Maringka.