Malaysia, a country like no other that attracts tourists from all over the world with its historical, cultural and religious diversity. With its unique mixes of race and religion where Malay, Chinese, Indian and many other ethnic groups live in peace and harmony.
In conjunction with Malaysia’s Chairmanship of ASEAN 2015, Wanita Barisan Nasional, the Women’s Wing of Barisan Nasional, will host an ASEAN Conference on Women in Politics (WIPKL 2015) 17th October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The title is “ASEAN Conference On Women In Politics: Promoting Representation Through Connectivity and Innovation”. WIPKL 2015 will be officiated by The Chairman of ASEAN 2015, The Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak on the 17th October 2015.
Objectives of WIPKL 2015 Conference:
As we are nearing to the establishment of the ASEAN Community by the end of this year, the Conference strives to build a political network for ASEAN women who are involved in politics as well as urging for greater participation of women in decision making positions and in the electoral processes through connectivity and innovation.
To share best practices, challenges and to develop regional commitment in efforts to increase women representation in politics through connectivity and innovation.
"Naturally, women in politics will make that crucial clarion call to pave the way for other women in the country to be meaningful partners in our quest for gender equality.”
Dato’ Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Chairman, Wanita Barisan Nasional
Four expert speakers will share their knowledge and views with the delegates.
The speakers are:
The expert of LAB A;
Datuk Abdul Wahab bin Abdullah; President & CEO of MIMOS Berhad, MOSTI.
Topic: Digital Inclusion: Challenges and Opportunities
The expert of LAB B;
Madam Wenny Kusuma; the Cambodian Representative from United Nations Entity for gender equality and women's empowerment (UN Women) Cambodia.
Topic: Legally Speaking: Laws and Policies to Promote Representation of Women in Politics
The expert of LAB C;
Mr. Arvind Gupta; National Head of Information and Technology Bharatiya Janata Party from India
Topic: Power of 51: Women at The Epicentre of Winning Elections.
The expert of LAB D;
Ms. Sophie Kamaruddin; Anchor & Editor of Bloomberg TV Malaysia
Topic: Millennials & Gen Z: Engaging Future Leaders and Understanding Their DNA.
Let's join us at WIPKL 2015!
17th October 2015
PWTC, Kuala Lumpur
more info: http://www.asean-wip.org/wipkl2015/