BEM PM Seminar: Increasing the Readiness of Young Voters Facing 2019 Election

Student Government Executive Board (BEM PM) Udayana University in collaboration with Indonesia Youth IGF held Teruna Teruni Sane Pintar Memilih seminar, Friday (04/12/2019), located in Nusantara Room 4th floor Agrokomplek Building Unud Sudirman Campus.

Keynote speaker at the event were the Chairman of the Bali Provincial Election Supervisory Board, namely I Dewa Kade Wiarsa Raka Sandi, Mafindo Fact Checker Team namely Levy Abu Bakar, Perludem Researchers namely Usep Hasan Sadakin and Faculty of Poilitical and Social Sciences Lecturer  namely Gede Kamajaya with moderator from Indonesia Youth IGF Ellen Kusuma. This activity was attended around 150 students from various departments of Udayana University.

Together with the seminar speakers bring up a theme of Increasing the Readiness of Young Voters Facing the 2019 Election in the Digital Era discussing what things must be prepared by voters. One of which is by checking the facts in sorting out information choosing not to be hit by hoaxes. Then followed by discussion sessions with the participants.

Azizah Septiyani Irawan as the head committee said the purpose of this event was to provide information to the younger generation not to become abstentions (white groups) as well as provide information to younger generation to be smarter in choosing, "I hope all of them (the younger generation) use their suffrage wisely on April 17 because one voice is very valuable so you need to make a choice from now on, don't just go along with it, ”said the chairman of the committee who’s  also a student of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology. (Vrd)