November 20, 2023
AMBASSADOR MEIDYATAMA SURYODININGRAT DELIVERS GUEST LECTURE FOR ASE POSTGRADUATES
On November 20, 2023, H.E. Meidyatama Suryodiningrat , Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Romania, delivered a guest lecture to the over 50 postgraduate students of Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE). The event was jointly organized by the Faculty of International Business and Economics (REI) of Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), represented by Professor Anca Ilie, PhD - Vice-Dean of REI and respectivly IRSEA, represented by Ambassador (p) Gheorghe Savuica, President & Founder of IRSEA.
On this occasion, the newly Ambassador Meidyatama Suryodiningrat, who presented his Credentials on September, 15, 2023 and his accompanying team were warmly received and entertained by Professor Marius Constantin Profiroiu, PhD –Vice Rector, University of Economic Studies and Professor Dumitru Miron, President of the Senate, University of Economic Studies.
During the friendly discussion, prior to the lecture, the Indonesian Ambassador got a fudamental presentation of the reach history and outstanding results of the University of Economic Studies. Both sides were agreed to further explore the avenues for academic cooperation between the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and Universities in Indonesia. The Ambassador was highly impressed by the presence of several Indonesian young students enrolled at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.
The topic emphasized by the Ambassador regarded a concise yet comprehensive, illuminating and captivating presentation of the multiple potential of his great country, as a very strong international and regional player and the driving force in ASEAN and, the importance of the economic diplomacy both bilaterally, regionally and multilaterally. A very special point referred to the development of the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Romania.
The intellectually stimulating Q&A session following the Ambassador’s presentation represented an unforgettable opportunity for the students of ASE-REI to interact with and learn from his long experience and broad expertise resulting in deepening their knowledge in the field of Economic Diplomacy and not only.
Co-organiser of the event and avid supporter of Europe-Asia international academic cooperation, Professor Anca Ilie, PhD – Vice Dean, one of the most prominent figures in the Romanian academia, warmly congratulated Ambassador Meidyatama Suryodiningrat for his insightful presentation, while thanking him for sharing his views with the REI students.
On the occasion, IRSEA’s President and Founder, Ambassador (p) Gheorghe Savuica, former Ambassador of Romania to Indonesia, who was the moderator of the lecture, congratulated the honorable guest speaker in the aftermath of the event, being a follow up of his recent courtesy call on him, pointing the Ambassador’s dedication, outstanding expertise and fruitful experience as well as his tireless work to come to impulse and consolidate the bilateral relations between Romania and Indonesia.
Based on the existing partnership between IRSEA and ASE, the two institutions frequently, particularly with the assistance of REI, co-organise guest lectures, round-tables and webinars, hosting distinguished Ambassadors in Bucharest, influential International Relations professionals and academics.