The Fifth Congress of Indonesian Diaspora / CID-5) was officially opened in Jakarta, Saturday (10/8). The congress, organized by the Indonesian Diaspora Network-Global (IDN-Global), will take place in Jakarta until Tuesday (8/13). The theme of the congress is Empowering Indonesia's Human Capital. Chairman of the Indonesian Diaspora Network-Global (IDN-Global) Board of Trustees, Dino Patti Djalal, at the opening of the congress in Jakarta on Saturday (10/8) said the purpose of the conference was to focus on strengthening the role of the Indonesian diaspora in improving the quality of human resources of Indonesians. According to Dino, if the Indonesian Diaspora human resources are synergized with the government programs, the impact will be enormous.
"If the human resources in the Indonesian diaspora are synergized with government programs that focus on the development of human resources, the impact will be enormous. So, diaspora can function as an accelerator for the development of Indonesian human resources in the future and this could be the key for Indonesia to become the giant of Asia," Dino Patti Djalal said..
On the occasion, Dino Patti Djalal conveyed 8 aspirations of the Indonesian Diaspora, among others the establishment of the Indonesian Diaspora Board, the presence of Indonesian diaspora representatives at the House of Representatives, and the proposal on July 8 as the Indonesian Diaspora Day. (VOI / ACT INS AHM)