Thursday, November 14, 2013

Briefing With UNHCR Malaysia

The Foreign Correspondents Club of Malaysia and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) would like to cordially invite you to a briefing with UNHCR Malaysia representative Michele Manca di Nissa. Event details as follows:-

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Time: Registration starts at 745pm; briefing starts at 8pm
Venue: UNHCR, 570 Jalan Bukit Petaling, 50460 Kuala Lumpur

Mr. Manca di Nissa, who moved to Kuala Lumpur in July, will give a brief overview of the refugee situation here in Malaysia and will then take questions.

As of end of September, there were more than 115,800 refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in Malaysia. Most of them are from Myanmar. Before moving to Malaysia, Mr. Manca di Nissa was based in Kabul.

Please note that this is an OFF-THE-RECORD briefing for FCCM MEMBERS ONLY. To RSVP, please drop an email to You can find more information on FCCM membership on our website under "Membership".

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