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Friday, 18 July 2014

ASEAN DAY: Building a People centered ASEAN

Global Movement of Moderates (GMM)
Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham),
Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and
ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF)


ASEAN DAY: Building a People centered ASEAN on the foundation of
Human Rights, Inclusive & Sustainable development

Date:                August 8, 2014 (Friday)

Time:               9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue:             GMM Board Room
15th Floor, Menara Manulife
                        No. 6, Jalan Gelenggang, Damansara Heights, KL

Forty seven years ago on August 8, 1967 ASEAN was formed and now has set the agenda of establishing the ASEAN Community by 2015. Next year Malaysia is also the Chair of ASEAN and therefore Malaysia will play a major role in shaping the future of ASEAN.

In this context of fostering greater awareness of the ASEAN region, GMM and Proham is hosting a Roundtable Discussion on building a People’s ASEAN. The important foundations for this are human rights, inclusive and sustainable development for all the people of ASEAN.

This roundtable discussion seeks to provide a platform to achieve the following objectives:

·      To enhance understanding of the role played by Civil Society Organizations in ASEAN;

·      To gather response and opinion from experts and stakeholder leaders with different backgrounds on how to advance ASEAN people’s solidarity during the Chairmanship of ASEAN by Malaysia

·      To invite the panelists to share their reflections


Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah (GMM) & Datuk Denison Jayasooria (Proham)

Panel Speakers:

Each panelist will be given a maximum of five (5) minutes to share their reflections.

1)       Datuk Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari
Chairman, Proham

2)       Tan Sri Shafee Abdullah

3)       Tan Sri Michael Yeoh
CEO of ASLI & Chairman of WCEF

4)       Mr Jerald Joseph
Director, Pusat Komas

5)       Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Mohd Azumi Mohamed
Board of Trustees, Perdana Global Peace Foundation

6)       Mr Roger Chan
BAR Council

7)       Datin Paduka Marina Mahatir
Sisters in Islam

8)       Mr Michael Teoh
TEDxKL Founding Curators & Trainer & Speaker on Gen-Y Talents Development

9)       Ms Ellyne Lamin
Social Enterprise Alliance Malaysia 

10)   Dr Farah Nini Dusuki
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University Malaya

11)   Mr Wan Saiful Wan Jan
CEO, Ideas

For further enquiries and reservation, kindly contact:

GMM Programmes Division, Mr. Afandi Rafi
Tel +603 2095 1115, Email

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