On this occasion, the ICOSH delegation participated in an Indonesian debate competition at the National Economic Education Fair 2017 at the Faculty of Economics, State University of Malang. National Economic Education Fair 2017 is a series of events consisting of an Indonesian debate competition and a seminar called E-Talk (Education Talk) organized by FE UM Student Executive Board which aims to hone students’ skills in debating, especially regarding issues related to economics. In addition to the debate competition, there are also seminars that talk about how to get scholarships abroad are filled by material presenters are quite interesting.
The theme of the debate competition at the National Economic Education Fair event is Effectiveness of Economic Policy toward Public Walfare, Bilateral Relations and Indonesian Economic Growth. This theme is in line with the enactment of various policy packages issued by the government in the economic field in order to improve the economy and welfare of the community. With the appointment of this theme, it is expected that the participants can think more critically about the policies issued by the government. The event was held on 9 and 10 september 2017 at the Faculty of Economics, State University of Malang through 3 stages of the race which is bronze round (preliminary round), silver round (semi final round), and gold round (final round).
This competition is followed by many universities in Indonesia. In this competition, ICOSH FEB UB send 2 teams of delegates, each team consists of 3 people, among others:
|TEAM FEB UB 1||TEAM FEB UB 2|
|Putri Dinah Husna Riswandi
Ilmu Ekonomi 2015
|Patrick Wandy Najoan
Ilmu Ekonomi 2014
|Muhammad Farhan Azis
Ilmu Ekonomi 2016
|Waly Sulthany Anshar
Ilmu Ekonomi 2016
One of the delegates from Team FEB UB 2, Taradiva Febiola, said that this competition is very interesting because all the participants have to understand about the detail of the economics policy that already made by the government. Learn the detail about the economic policy in Indoneisa is not only use for the competition, but also can be consideration if those policy is already relevant if being used in Indonesia.
In this competition, FEB UB 2 team won 2nd place in this national debate competition, while tin FEB UB 1 only succeeded in preliminary round. Team FEB UB 2 earns Rp 2,500,000 and trophy as a reward from their achievement