Greetings from Prita Kemal Gani, MBA, MCIPR, APR

Screen-Shot-2014-10-22-at-5.07.26-PMThe implementation of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 is already insight. Echo sounding of the markets in recent years has made business people think and work hard in dealing with this, so as not to lose out to the competition. In AEC 2015, there are nine pillars which exist in the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) and so far the PR profession has not yet been included. However, this does not mean the PR world is sleeping.
  1. About APRN

    Facing the challenges ahead of the ASEAN Community 2015, Mrs. Prita Kemal Gani, MBA, MCIPR, APR, Founder & Director of LSPR-Jakarta who is also the chairperson of Perhumas (Public Relations Association of Indonesia), has taken the initiative to make LSPR – Jakarta as the centre for ASEAN Public Relations

  2. Vision, Mission and Value

    To be the highest holder of PR professional standards in ASEAN or its PR central.

  3. Activities

    To set guidelines for standard competency and knowledge on Public Relations To create a universal code of conduct in PR practice To standardize the practice as a pool of talents

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31May 2017

To commemorate a ‘triple anniversary’ 40 years of EU-ASEAN partnership, 50 years since the founding of ASEAN and 60 years of the Treaties of Rome and the establishment of the EU.
A 7KM run was organized last 7th of May 2017 it was the first ever EU-ASEAN Run, bringing together over 1,700 European and ASEAN citizens on Jalan Sudirman and Jalan Sisingamangaraja.
It is a showcase of ASEAN and EU closeness and great sharing of our respective cultural diversity and richness, said AKP Mochtan, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs Department.
“The EU-ASEAN Run is a wonderful way to embrace people-to-people contacts which are the core part of EU-Indonesia as well as EU-ASEAN relations. It has brought us all together to run, or walk, learn more about the EU and ASEAN, to enjoy the cuisine of our respective South East Asian and European Member States all for a good cause,” said Francisco Fontan, EU Ambassador to ASEAN.
The event started at 6:30 in the morning from Intiland Tower at the office building of the EU and ended at the finish line at the ASEAN Secretariat. Victorious Marathon Finishers joined the festivities to mark the ‘triple anniversary’ and enjoyed the stage performances from various artist, together with LSPR Marching Band, LSPR Dancers and LSPR DJ’s. APRN also opened a booth to promote its upcoming ASEAN PR Conference, APRC 2017 that will be held in Bali from September 20-23, 2017.
The entertainment and cultural area featured information and culinary booths from several EU Member States – Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Sweden and all the ten ASEAN Member States. The EU Ambassador to ASEAN as well as the EU Ambassador to Indonesia, other EU and ASEAN Member States Ambassadors, ASEAN Secretariat staff and representatives also joined the fun run.
In collaboration with the ASEAN Women’s Circle, the runners gathered a donation of more than 75 million rupiah for three foundations supporting the wellbeing of disadvantaged children in Indonesia: Yayasan Al Ikhwan, providing elementary education for children from a low income family or children not eligible for DKI free school programme; Yayasan Onkologi Anak Indonesia, Indonesian Childhood Cancer Foundation; and Yayasan Mpati, providing autism awareness and training for middle to low income parents who have autistic children.

31May 2017

In relation to the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, the ASEAN Secretariat has invited various organization to the first Forum of Entities Associated with ASEAN, that was held last 4 May 2017 at ASEAN Secretariat. APRN was represented by Ms. Gesille Buot Managing Director of APRN, Ms. Yuliana Prasetyawati, MM APRN Director for Research, Head of Centre for ASEAN PR Studies and Ms. Candy Hernandez, APRN Deputy Director for Publication.
The Forum was part of the effort to strengthen engagement between ASEAN, ASEAN Centers and its associated entities. It was a one-day event, supported by the German Government and each entity that was invited had a maximum of three representatives.
Dr. AKP Mochtan, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs Department, highlighted the importance of enhancing ASEAN engagement with its people. He called for entities to “work closely together to build an inclusive ASEAN community.” In light of ASEAN’s 50th anniversary this year, DSG Mochtan encouraged all entities to participate in the commemorative activities and to explore possible collaborations to celebrate the golden anniversary.
At the forum, participants were briefed on the goals of the three community pillars and how they can contribute in realizing the ASEAN Vision 2025. They also learned about the privileges and obligations of entities associated with ASEAN, such as the use of ASEAN name, anthem and logo. Further, they discussed how to access third-party funding mechanism managed by the ASEAN Secretariat and its project management cycle. During the forum, entities shared their aspiration for ASEAN to further enhance engagement with the grassroots level to fully realize a people-oriented and people-centered ASEAN. They also shared their views and suggestions for the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.

31May 2017

Prof. Anne Gregory, a Professor of Corporate Communications for the University of Huddersfield, will be one of the guest speakers for this year’s APRC September 2017 event which will be held in Bali.
During her time at this year’s APRC 2017 event, Prof. Anne Gregory will be presenting a “How To Get Into Academic Journals” Workshop and also be one of the speakers for a Key Area of Discussion – ASEAN and People: Insights, where she will speak about “PR Competencies and Abilities in ASEAN and Globally”.
Prof. Anne Gregory has spent a large amount of years practicing public relations eventually gaining experience at a senior level for both in-house and in consultancy. Having written and edited more than 20 books, including the authoring of 30 book chapters and 50 refereed journal articles including conference papers, Prof. Anne Gregory brings with her in-depth knowledge about the communication and public relations industry!

Sources:
https://www.hud.ac.uk/ourstaff/profile/index.php?staffid=1314

31May 2017

“It would be a big difference for the people of Indonesia when the women were educated well. And for the purposes of women itself, we expected to provide lessons and education, because this is what will bring us happy “
(Letter From RA Kartini to Mrs Van Kool, August 1901)

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) to the Singapore held an event called Women Conference 2017 carrying the theme “Moms Power”, on 08.30 – 2:00 pm local time, was located at the Embassy of Indonesia, 7 Chatsworth Rd, Singapore. This event presents 16 panelists women achievers, moderators and speakers not only from Indonesia and Singapore, but also from the other country.
A woman’s Conference 2017 it is an event commemorating the Kartini Day and is also celebrating 50 years of Indonesia’s diplomatic friendship and Singapore. This show is presenting the Ambassador of Indonesia to Singapore, HE Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya as the host of the event and the speaker core as follows: The wife of the Ambassador of Indonesia to Singapore, Ni Nyoman Mahaswi Astama; Founder London School of Public Relations (LSPR) – Jakarta & President ASEAN Public Relations Network (APRN), Prita Kemal Gani; President Singapore Council of Women’s Organization (SCWO), Dr June Goh; President Singapore Council of Women’s Organization (SCWO), Dr June Goh; Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, HE Paula Parviainen; and Canada’s Ambassador to Singapore, H.E Lynn McDonald.

“It is my pride to be here with the women from various countries in this event, especially the figure of Kartini women heroes Indonesia is highly inspiring my life” said Prita Kemal Gani.
Women’s Conference 2017 times has three core events session collaborated, which is session sharing success and inspiration concerning the exposure of how important collaboration and rise as a force together to inspire and empower each other.
In addition to sharing session of inspirational women, the event was also attended by a variety of entertainment such as performances of angklung from kids incorporated in SIS, Performing arts of Indonesia Diplomat’s wife in Singapore such as Line Dance with the strains of the song Bengawan Solo, as well as the activities of the bazaar and auction. There were also fashion show and learning sessions use a cloth glove which was performed by the Singapore Embassy in the Union of women’s Work

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