IR BINUS Best Thesis Award 2022

On Thursday, 13 October 2022, the International Relations Department of Binus University announced the result of Best Thesis Award 2022.

The Best Thesis Award 2022 was an award for the best thesis papers by IR students whose thesis papers were submitted to ICOBIRD 2022.

The result was announced after the keynote session of the 11th International Conference on Business, International Relations, and Diplomacy (ICOBIRD), an annual international conference held by the IR Department.

Best Thesis Award 2022 and the 11th ICOBIRD were also held in commemoration of 10 years of the IR Department, which was established in 2012.

The winners of Best Thesis Award 2022 were:

  1. Champion: Made Wirawan, with thesis paper entitled “Legal Instrument Under the “ASEAN Way” Principle: The Case of ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons”
  2. Runner-up: Novi Nurmalasari, with thesis paper entitled “US and Japan Response to China’s Dominance on Rare Earth Elements (REE)”
  3. Third place: Chyntia Melinda Gunardi, with thesis paper entitled “The Regional Frenemies: The Dynamic Interplay in Maritime Disputes Between Indonesia and China”
  4. Muhammad Sultan Aidan, “Representation of Women and Feminist Phenomena in the K-Pop Industry: A Shift from Second to Third Generation”
  5. Silvio Hermawan, “Institutionalizing Climate Change in the Forestry and Land-Use Sector: The Case of REDD+ Governance in Indonesia”
  6. Reinaldy Daffaudrey Ammarafi Tjaja, “Factor Analysis of the Defeat of the Afghan Armed Forces Against the Taliban in 2021”
  7. Cantika Putri Febrianti, “Parliamentary Diplomacy in Supporting Palestinian Independence: Evidence from Indonesia”
  8. Adya Maula Wardhani, “The Imposition of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) and Its Impact on Russian Defence Diplomacy”
  9. Andini Jasmin Hayuningtyas Gobel, “Bureaucratic Politics and Informality in Foreign Policymaking: The Case of Indonesia’s Maritime Policy Towards China”
  10. Gashka Rafawwaz Fredinata, “The Securitization of Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia Under PM Muhyiddin During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
  11. Sebastiann Nussmann Wetik, “5 Years After: The Impact of BTS X UNICEF’s LOVE MYSELF Campaign Towards Indonesian Youth’s Perception of School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV)”
  12. Stephan Harjo Witjaksono Sutarman, “The Political Economy of MNC’s Expansion to Emerging Markets: The Case of Netflix in Indonesia”
  13. Sherina Putri, “Discourse and the Failure of Legitimation: The Case of Indonesia in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)”
  14. Firsty Arelia Reda Ehsani, “Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Indonesia and the Philippines”
  15. Annisa Milatia Rahman, “Public Opinion and the China Threat Theory: Indonesian Perceptions of the South China Sea Dispute and the Belt and Road Initiative”
  16. Hardyan, “Analysis of Domestic Factors that Facilitates Israel’s Foreign Policy Decision in Participating Abraham Accords 2020”
  17. Jessica Sulistiono, “Does Green Finance Matter in the COVID-19 Pandemic? Case Study of Coca-Cola FEMSA “Green Bond Framework”
  18. Yosi Widuri, “Indonesian Female Ambassadors and Twiplomacy”
  19. Rupa Nanda, “Gender Sensitive Policies During COVID-19: Experience from Asia”
  20. Salsabila Amarra Wijaya, “The Implementation of Triple Bottom Line on CSR Effort Toward Sustainable Development: Case Study Starbucks Greener Nusantara”

The official opening of the 11th ICOBIRD was live streamed at the IR Department’s YouTube channel: The result of Best Thesis Award 2022 can be seen at 2:37:05 – 2:46:05 of the video.