Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Managing Common Security: Indonesia-China Cooperation in Handling Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315568,
        author={Marten  Hanura and Hermini  Susiatiningsih and Tri Cahyo Utomo and Rusyadi  Rusyadi and Sapen Sartika Unyi Putri},
        title={Managing Common Security: Indonesia-China Cooperation in Handling Covid-19 Pandemic},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-DEMOST},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={china; indonesia; common security; bilateral cooperation; covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315568}
    }
    
  • Marten Hanura
    Hermini Susiatiningsih
    Tri Cahyo Utomo
    Rusyadi Rusyadi
    Sapen Sartika Unyi Putri
    Year: 2022
    Managing Common Security: Indonesia-China Cooperation in Handling Covid-19 Pandemic
    ICON-DEMOST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315568
Marten Hanura1,*, Hermini Susiatiningsih1, Tri Cahyo Utomo1, Rusyadi Rusyadi1, Sapen Sartika Unyi Putri1
  • 1: Department of International Relations, Universitas Diponegoro
*Contact email: marten.h@live.undip.ac.id

Abstract

The presence and spread of Covid-19 virus to every corner of the world, including Indonesia, caused a massive change in almost every aspect, especially the global economy. Human activities had to be restricted as a preventive action to avoid the spread of the virus and slowly reduce the country’s economic stability. As one of the countries that handled Covid-19 pandemic, China is cooperating with other countries that experienced a similar crisis, including Indonesia. It shows that in dealing with pandemic, countries need to cooperate. This article discusses the development of bilateral relations between China and Indonesia in Responding to Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the two countries. By using the International Cooperation approach and Bilateralism created the main argument that Indonesia and China have created cooperation in dealing with mutual crises and to revive from the downturn caused by Covid-19 pandemic. Various collaborations began to be carried out and experienced rapid development, not only in the health sector but also in other fields such as economics and infrastructures.