Saturday, September 1, 2012

Internatioanl Confrence on the Plight of the Rohingya : Solution?


“International efforts in addressing the suffering of Rohingya – the role of NGOs and Civil Society”

Date: 17 September 2012 (Monday)
Time: 9am – 6pm
Venue: Auditorium, Islamic Arts Museum, Jalan Perdana, Taman Tasek Perdana (opposite the National Mosque)

Keynote Address by

YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
Fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia & President of Perdana Global Peace Foundation

Plenary Session 1

Tan Sri Razali Ismail
Former Special UN Representative to Myanmar (Moderator)
Mr Benjamin Zawacki
Consultant, Former Researcher
Amnesty International
Mr Matthew Smith
Human Rights Watch
Dr. Maung Zarni
Civil Society and Human Security Unit
London School of Economics
Mr Jacob Zenn
International Affairs Analyst, Washington DC
Formerly at UNCHR Malaysia

Luncheon Address

HE Dr. Surin Pitsuwan
Secretary General of ASEAN

Plenary Session 2

Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Rais Abdul Karim
Former Vice Chancellor UPSI & Acting Secretary General PERKIM (Moderator)
Ms Chris Lewa
Director of the Arakan Project
Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree
Office of Human Rights Studies & Social Development, Mahidol University, Thailand
Mr Saiful Huq Omi
Equal Rights Trust Research Consultant
Dr. Abdulllah Ahsan
JUST International

Presentation of Resolution

Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak
Former Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia & Trustee of PGPF (Moderator)
NGOs Asia
NGOs  Other Countries
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