Disclosure of Information is Mandatory for Public Agency

[unpad.ac.id, 18/9/2019] Universitas Padjadjaran as a public agency must provide the information needed by public well.  Fulfilling the needs of public information, a duty of the Information Management and Documentation Officer (PPID), requires cooperation from all units of work in Unpad.

The situation of “Public Information Openness Workshop” which is held at Bale Rucita Unpad Rectorate Building, Jatinangor, Wednesday (18/9).  (Photo by Winda Eka Putri) *

To support this synergy, Unpad held a “Public Information Openness Workshop” at Bale Rucita Unpad Rectorate Building, Jatinangor, Wednesday (18/9).

The workshop was attended by the Directorate Secretary, the Head of the Archive Office, the Representative of the Manager, the Directorate and Unit Representative, the Faculty Manager, as well as the Faculty information officer at Universitas Padjadjaran.

Director of Governance and Public Communication of Universitas Padjadjaran, Aulia Iskandarsyah, M.Psi., M.Sc., PhD., said that this event was held to raise awareness about the management of public information to units of work within Unpad.  They are expected to be able to provide and deliver all information and documentation to PPID Unpad well.

 “The collective awareness that the availability of information and also documentation is obligatory,” said Aulia.

 PPID is a program that is based on the legislative mandate.  There are legal consequences that apply if the public agency does not provide information to the public properly.

Aulia explained that Unpad’s commitment regarding PPID consists of the PPID’s vision, mission, and motto.  The vision is the embodiment of public information services in Unpad that are professional, accountable, simple, transparent, and informative to fulfill the rights of applicants for public information in accordance with legislative rules.

 On this occasion, Aulia also conveyed the proposed Exempt Information List.  Work units that were present were asked to give their opinions regarding this matter, the opinions can be included in the regulatory provisions.

 In addition, Aulia said PPID has an obligation to improve competence and quality.  Improving the quality of human resources about public information disclosure has been done through dissemination. *

 Report by Fitri Fairuza / am
Translation by Rizal Fadilah

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