Indonesian Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Ibnu Hadi received the Medal for Peace and Friendship among Nations from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO). The award was given directly by Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organization, Nguyen Phuong Nga, at the VUFO office in Hanoi, Tuesday afternoon (24/11). In his remarks, Nguyen Phuong Nga said that this award was given for the active and tireless contribution of Ambassador Ibnu Hadi to promote cooperation between Vietnam and Indonesia, including in building and fostering friendly relations among the people of the two countries. Nguyen Phuong Nga also remarked that he was impressed by the various activities that were carried out by Ambassador Ibnu Hadi and the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi to promote friendship of both nations. VUFO is a friendly organization which gets the mandate by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam with the mission of developing people-to-people diplomacy and promoting peace, solidarity, friendship and cooperation among communities. The Medal for Peace and Friendship among Nations is the highest award given by VUFO to individuals who actively contribute to strengthening good bilateral cooperation and relations with Vietnam.
IPB University officially collaborates with Polissia National University, Ukraine. This cooperation was marked by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Rector of IPB University, Arif Satria, in a press release on Thursday (26/11), welcomed this cooperation. According to Rector Arif, the collaboration with various universities in the world is very important. The activities that can be carried out between the two parties through this collaboration are staff and student exchanges, conducting seminars and summer courses, and joint international research. This collaboration between IPB and PNU is supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) in Kiev and involves the IPB University International Program Directorate intensively.