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Indigenous People’s Land Conference 2019

Upholding the Rights of Indigenous People in New Malaysia

This conference aims to address the issues that revolve around the Orang Asli Act 1954 that has threatened the fundamental rights of the indigenous people of Malaysia, and to explore constructive mechanisms to overcome the issues of indigenous land rights and livelihoods.

Details

Tan Sri Tommy Thomas, the Attorney General of Malaysia, taking a group photo after a dialogue session with the participants.
Tan Sri Tommy Thomas, the Attorney General of Malaysia, taking a group photo after a dialogue session with the participants.
About 100 people from the indigenous communities of Peninsula Malaysia were invited to participate and converse with relevant stakeholders such as the ministry representatives, government agencies and statutory bodies to find feasible ways to “Defend the Rights of Indigenous People in the New Malaysia”.

Discussion topics:
  • The existence of the Orang Asli in national history
  • Understanding the real situation of the Orang Asli at the grassroots level
  • Enabling Orang Asli land rights based on the existing laws
  • The direction and status of the Orang Asli in New Malaysia

Dialogues with:
  • The Department of Orang Asal Development (JAKOA)
  • Ministry of National Unity and Social Well-being
  • Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources
  • The Attorney-General of Malaysia
  • The Senators of the Upper House of the Parliament of Malaysia in charge with indigenous people's issues
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Veranstaltungsort

Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Kontakt

Jan Senkyr

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Leiter des Auslandsbüros Indonesien und Ost-Timor

jan.senkyr@kas.de +62 21 7590-9411 / -9414

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Auslandsbüro Malaysia