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Roundtable on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Policy and Institutional Reforms to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Cognisant of the fact that the current Malaysian government is committed towards policy and institutional reforms, the roundtable aims to contribute to this by providing recommendations that address issues of governance and institutional capacity as well as the ability of long term policy planning in a wider and holistic context and linked to sustainable development.

Details

From left: Dato' P Gunasilan, Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP); Maria Chin Abdullah, Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya; Dr Muhammad Abdullah Haji Zaidel, Economic Planning Unit Sarawak; and Norliza Hashim, URBANICE Malaysia
From left: Dato' P Gunasilan, Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP); Maria Chin Abdullah, Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya; Dr Muhammad Abdullah Haji Zaidel, Economic Planning Unit Sarawak; and Norliza Hashim, URBANICE Malaysia

The institutional reforms to address the key principles of the 2030 Agenda such as leaving no one behind, achieving policy coherence (integrated agenda) and partnership models will be a major success factor in achieving the SDGs. This requires addressing challenging issues including federal-state relations, enhancing public participation in decision-making processes and reforming institutions related to underlying issues of governance such as on effectiveness, transparency, accountability and anti-corruption.

 

Discussion topics:

  • Rebuilding Malaysia through reform of constitutional institutions
  • Local government reforms through localising the SDGs
  • Legal and rights-based reforms in Malaysia
  • Reforming the financial markets for sustainability
  • Institutional reforms - lessons from ASEAN
  • Institutional reforms for policy coherence and whole society approach to achieve the SDGs
  • Role of science and academia in supporting the SDGs
  • The role of civil society organisations in institutional reforms
  • The perspective of youths for the future of Malaysia
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Venue

Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Contact

Jan Senkyr

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Director Indonesia & Timor-Leste / Acting head of the KAS office in Malaysia

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

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