ALSA Indonesia Legal Discussion #6

Updated: Mar 16

Sejak pandemi Covid-19 muncul pada awal Januari 2020, tidak ada satu pun negara anggota ASEAN yang lolos dari kasus virus corona. Indonesia tercatat sebagai negara dengan kasus Covid-19 terbanyak dibandingkan negara lain di kawasan ASEAN dengan 1.329.074 kasus terkonfirmasi Covid-19.

Dari negara-negara ASEAN tersebut, Singapura menempati urutan ke-10 negara teraman dari Covid-19 di dunia berdasarkan laporan The Deep Knowledge Group, berdasarkan indikator, seperti efisiensi karantina, efisiensi pemerintah, pemantauan dan deteksi, kesiapan perawatan kesehatan, kerentanan negara, dan keadaan darurat. kesiapan.

Oleh karena itu, ALSA Indonesia in collaboration with ALSA NC Singapore mengundang perwakilan dari Pemerintah Singapura dan Indonesia dalam ALSA Indonesia Legal Discussion #6: “How Our Government Ought to Handle Covid-19 Pandemic? A Comparative Discussion with Singapore Government” pada 26 Februari 2021, dengan pengisi acara sebagai berikut:


Shanna Priangka Ramadhanti (Program Officer at Regional Human Rights Organization)


1. Prof. Drs. H. Muhammad Tito Karnavian (Minister for Home Affairs Republic of Indonesia); dan

2. Mr. Edwin Tong (Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law Singapore).
Dari diskusi tersebut, terdapat beberapa pendapat menarik dari para pembicara:

“The impediments for us, Indonesia to handle Covid-19 are demography where the size of population in indonesia is number 4 globally and the proportion of high middle and low class, second is geography, majority live in java, compliance of people, financial capability and health infrastructure varies amongst regions” - Prof. Drs. H. Muhammad Tito Karnavian (Minister for Home Affairs Republic of Indonesia)

“We set up a whole ministry task force in January 2020 to response covid-19 and look at difference angle whether health, economy, social and indeed impact food supply and education, because we knew it is an issue with a national proportions. In addition, we also have a national covid test to track the transmissions. We use technology as well, in Singapore we call it “trace together”, where we use Bluetooth between people’s phone and it can track with people who have symptoms or have been infected, so the government can track the close contact of those who were exposed. The quickly you isolate someone who’s been exposed, the extend to this person can re-infect another person will be limited. the current and key part of where our country is focused on is the vaccination program.” - Mr. Edwin Tong (Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law Singapore

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