Aden Sugiantoro Mahasiswa Fakultas Hukum Universitas Esa Unggul Terpilih sebagai salah satu Delegasi dari Indonesia pada International Maritime Youth Program 2015
International Maritime Youth Program 2015 (IMYP 2015) organized by West Sulawesi University and supported by local government is the first Maritime Program for Youth held in Indonesia (www.imypwsu.com). It was held from November 30th – December 8th 2015 in Majene, West Sulawesi Indonesia. Aden Sugiantoro (Faculty of Law – University of Esa Unggul, Jakarta – Indonesia) became one of the delegates representing Indonesia in IMYP 2015. Over 1.800 youths from all around the world applying to be the delegates, but only 47 delegates were chosen to take part in the program.
The 47 chosen delegates came from different countries, such as China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, India and Indonesia. IMYP 2015 was designed to be a forum for youth to run a small research through observations on Mangrove Ecosystems, Coral Reef Ecosystems, Seagrass Ecosystems, Regional Aquaculture, Mari-culture Cultivation area and Fisheries. Delegates participated in many different activities to experience and express their ideas, not only from the perspective of maritime, but also cultural activities and social development activities. Delegates were also required to stay with local fishermen to observe life in the area and its social impacts. After the homestay program with the local fishermen, delegates had to deliver a presentation about their observation and Aden Sugiantoro managed to get the Best Performance from the organizer among another delegates. IMYP 2015 was then planned to be sustainable which means it is going to be an annual program for youth to participate and express their ideas related to Maritime both National and International.