The Malaysian Journal of International Relations (MJIR) is entering into 7th issue this year and the call for papers is now open. As the Editor-in-Chief and on behalf of the editorial board, we would like to invite you to submit manuscripts for review and consideration for publication. We also welcome book reviews and commentaries. Submissions … Continue reading Call for Papers – Malaysian Journal of International Relations (MJIR)
Recently, I had the opportunity to share thoughts with some youths on the issue of access to justice for the vulnerable groups in the Borderless Youth Forum organized by Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), in partnership with the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes (UNODC). Almost 150 youths from 14 different countries were part … Continue reading TIJ-UNODC Borderless Youth Forum, 2-3 March 2019
Here is my latest opinion piece published in The Malay Mail Online and The Malaysian Insight. This is a reflection from my participation in the Pyeongchang Global Peace Forum (PGPF) in Pyeongchang, South Korea from 9-11 February 2019. How much impact can civil society has and what roles can it take in the peace process?
Sponsored by Arirang and Pyeongchang Peace Forum Steering Committee, the PGPF is held to foster further what the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics have established - the regeneration of the seed of peace in Korean peninsula and the world peace. I had the opportunity to speak on two sessions. First on Sustainable Development Goal … Continue reading Pyeongchang Global Peace Forum (PGPF), 9-11 February 2019
Here’s my first piece for 2019 where I analyse the performance of the civil society organizations under the new Malaysian government. This commentary is published as one of the lead articles in the February issue of The Diplomat Magazine.
I will be speaking on, "Localization of the SDGs: The Role of Domestic Norm Entrepreneurs and the Challenges Ahead", co-author with Tan Lii Inn. Co-hosted by the Institution for Poverty Alleviation and International Development at Yonsei University, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), this conference … Continue reading International Conference on the Localization of the SDGs and the Co-Construction of the Means of Implementation, 23-24 February 2019 in Yonsei University
I recently joined the Board of Advisors of Supportive Organization for Citizens of Afghanistan (SOCA), with a portfolio on experts summits and research. SOCA is a non-profit organization based in Kabul, which was founded in 2015, and is licensed by the government of Afghanistan. Managed by a group of young Afghans, SOCA is committed to … Continue reading Board of Advisors of Supportive Organization for Citizens of Afghanistan (SOCA)