Seminar on Sustainable Development: What kind of earth will our future generations inherit from us?




- To highlight the challenges in attaining sustainable development

- To be aware of the balancing factors in realising sustainable development

- To discuss how best to achieve sustainable development

Session I : Lessons Learnt And Future Challenges

Chairperson : Mr Yap Siew Fah - Dept of Irrigation and Drainage, Sabah

Paper 1 : Experiences of Economically-developed and Developing Nations in Pursuing Sustainable Development

Mr Himmat Singh - Director, EPU, KL

Paper 2 : Economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining in Mamut

Dr Marcus Jopony - Lecturer (Industrial Chemistry) Schoo of Science and Techology, UM, Sabah

Paper 3 : Mobilising Consumers to Participate in Sustainable Consumption

Dr S. Sothi Rachagan - Regional Director, Consumers Intl, Asia Pacific Ofice, KL

Session II : Balancing Factors In Sustainable Development

Chairperson : Dr Geoffrey Davison - Borneo Programme Director, WWF for Nature, Malaysia

Paper 4 : Balancing the Economical, Environmental and Societal Pillars of Sustainable Development.

Director, LESTARI, UKM

Paper 5 : Commercialisation and Conservation of Biological Resources for Future Generations

Prof Madya Dr Sharr Azni Harmin - Director-General, National Biotechnology Directorate, MOSTE, Putrajaya, KL

Paper 6 : Sustainable Use of Timber Resources

Innoprise Corporation

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Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah


Dr. Peter Schier


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