The VIIth Congress of the Indonesian Political Science Student Association (Himapolindo) was held at Udayana University

Jimbaran - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIP) Udayana University (Unud) hosted the 2022 National Seminar and Congress of the Indonesian Political Science Student Association (Himapolindo) at the Widya Sabha Auditorium Building, Jimbaran Campus, Monday (5/12/2022) . This activity was opened by Deputy VI for Coordination of National Unity Janedjri M. Gaffar and attended by Vice Rector for Student Affairs of Udayana University, Head of BRIDA Bali, representatives of the Regent of Badung and Mayor of Denpasar, Dean of FISIP Unud, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Deputy Deans of FISIP, Coordinator of Study Programs and Chair General and delegation of Congress VII Himapolindo.

Chairman of Himapolindo Mu'amar Gaddafi conveyed that Himapol Indonesia is an organization that houses political science students throughout Indonesia, divided into six regional coordinators. Today colleagues from various regions are here to establish friendship and provide ideas, thoughts and intellectuals in serving and working for the country. There were around 70 delegates from a total of 20 campuses registered in the committee. His party hopes that the Congress will produce a product that becomes part of the policy process both in domestic and foreign policy positions for the nation and state.

Vice Rector for Student Affairs, Prof. Ngakan Putu Gede Suardana in his remarks said that in 2022 Unud was chosen as the host of the VIIth Congress, with the theme "In Defense Political Values: A New Visioning" which has a background with the enthusiasm of Indonesian Political Science students to be able to contribute in maintaining the values ​​of political morality that actually welcoming Indonesia Gold 2045. But the closest thing is to a democratic event, namely the simultaneous elections in 2024 which all of us must pay attention to to contribute to its success. As political science students, of course, their role is very large, for that at the time of the congress, everything must be formulated so that they can contribute because students are the next generation of our nation who must uphold the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia, Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution.

Head of BRIDA Bali Province Ir. Made Gunaja, M.Si representing the Governor in his remarks said that this Congress was expected to become a forum for deliberation for political science students throughout Indonesia. This activity is also a very appropriate moment to foster interest in the younger generation in politics and strengthen pride for the homeland, nation and state. This activity is expected to produce good decisions in order to prepare the character building of Indonesian youth as future leaders of the Indonesian nation and state.

The keynote speaker for the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs in his material presented by Deputy VI emphasized that politics must be interpreted as a noble way to realize Pancasila values ​​through state power. At the same time, politics must not be carried out in ways that are contrary to the values ​​of Pancasila itself. Politics must be placed under God's truth, based on religious teachings and beliefs, uphold humanity, prioritize national unity, promote wisdom, and be oriented towards social justice. Along with that the law must be ordained to realize justice, not only individual justice but also includes social justice. The law must not conflict with religious values ​​and must glorify humanity. Social justice and nobility require social harmony that respects diversity as God's will.

Meanwhile, the National Seminar with the theme "Rethinking The Future of Indonesian Politics in 2045" presented several speakers, namely the Representative of the Minister of Home Affairs, namely the Director of Domestic Politics, Drs. Syarmadani, M.Sc, Coordinator of Special Staff for the President of the Republic of Indonesia A.A.N.G. Ari Dwi Payana, Member of Commission II DPR RI A.A Bagus Adi Mahendra and Lecturer in Political Science Unud I Ketut Putra Erawan, Ph.D.