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Friday, 20 November 2015

Human Rights Day 2015 - Program



9.00 – 9.30 am
Arrival of Guests
9.30 – 9.40 am
Poetry Performance by children
9.40 – 9.50 am
Welcoming Remarks
Tan Sri Hasmy Agam, Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Malaysia, SUHAKAM
9.50 – 10.10 am
Opening statement
YB Senator Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan, Minister in the Prime Minister’s
Department in charge of Governance, Human Rights and Integrity
10.10 – 10.30 am
Refreshments / Coffee

Panel Discussion:
Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms as a Foundation for an Inclusive Future

10.30 – 12.15 pm

Moderator: Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Chief Executive, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs IDEAS (TBC)

1.       Anderson Selvasegaram, Executive Director of SUKA Society

2.       Francis Johen, Commissioner, SUHAKAM (PWD)

3.       Nisha Ayub, Project Manager, SEED Foundation

4.       Shanti Dairiam, Former member of the UN’s CEDAW Committee, Member, WAO

5.       Syed Saddiq, Student and University Lecturer , IIUM (TBC)

6.       Yusri Ahon, COAC President (Orang Asli community in Pahang): NB. will need an interpreter from Malay to English. (TBC)

12.30 – 13.30 pm
Refreshments / Lunch
13.30 – 13.40
Afternoon remarks
Ms Michelle Gyles-McDonnough, United Nations Resident Coordinator;
UNDP Representative for Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei Darussalam,
UNFPA Representative for Malaysia
13.40-16.00 pm
Afternoon of diverse programme:
·         UN agencies contributing: UNICEF; booth
·         Exhibition booths: Bar Council, Suhakam, GMM
·         A human library by SCOPE Group

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