Seminar

Towards the End of Poverty in Malaysia

MSRC-KAF Intercultural Discourse Series

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Details

Programme

09:00 Registration of Participants and Coffee Break

09:30 Welcoming Remarks by Mr Abdul Razak Baginda

Executive Director

Malaysian Strategic Research Centre (MSRC)

09:40 Welcoming Remarks by Mr Peter Schier

Representative to Malaysia, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

09:50 Session I: The State of Poverty in Malaysia and the Region:

A Critical Review

Chairperson:

Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye

Vice Chairman

Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation

Speakers:

Puan Noriyah Ahmad

Deputy Director-General (Macro Planning Division)

Economic Planning Unit

Prime Minister Department, Malaysia

Dr Denison Jayasooria

Executive Director

Social Strategic Foundation

Mr Inau Edin Nom

Director, Social-Economic and Helpness Deparment

Department Social Welfare

Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development

Prof. Chamhuri Siwar

Principal Research Fellow

Institute for Environment and Development

National University of Malaysia

11.00Discussions

12:30Arrival of YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak

Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia

12:35 Luncheon Address

"Fighting Poverty in Malaysia: Making It History"

YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak

Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia

13:00 Lunch

14:30Session II: “Give Fish or Provide Net?”:

Revisiting Strategies to Combat Poverty

Chairperson:

Mr Abdul Razak Baginda

Executive Director

Malaysian Strategic Research Centre

Speakers:

Mr. Ahmad Tarmizi Alias

Deputy Director-General (Development)

Felda

Prof Datuk Abdullah Malim Baginda

Executive Chairman

Usiamas

Puan Hajjah Zabidah Ismail

Director-General

Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sulochana Nair

Head, Department of Development Studies

Faculty of Economics and Administration

University of Malaya

15:40Discussions

17:00Refreshments and End of Seminar

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Venue

Prince Hotel, Ballroom Prince I, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Dr. Peter Schier

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