AIYA Links: 20 May
In the news
- Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, caught up with the Jakarta Post to talk about the bilateral ties that you don’t see in the media.
- “We feel like family here”: Indonesian animal husbandry students in the NT as part of a beef industry exchange program speak to ABC Radio.
- Sari Damar Ratri on the challenged to the Indonesian health ministry’s drug harm reduction policy, and how Australian aid has helped.
- Reuters covers a renewed “red scare” in Indonesia as critics speculate about the military’s efforts to increase its role in daily life.
At the AIYA Blog
- ‘At times we could not always deeply understand each other’: Victor Matanggaran on overcoming cultural differences as part of AIYEP.
- A Day of Youth Empowerment: AIYA NTT and MITRA co-hosted a networking event and seminar in Kupang as part of Indonesian Education Day.
Events & opportunities
- Applications to be a delegate to CAUSINDY 2016 in Bali are still open. Don’t miss a chance to join this fantastic network of young leaders.
- The University of Sydney is looking for guest lecturers for second semester Indonesian language classes.
Correction: last week’s links mischaracterised the contents of a Fairfax Media story on upcoming executions in Indonesia. We apologise for the error.