Workshop on an East Asian Cooperation Framework for Migrant Labour
Workshop on an East Asian Cooperation Framework for Migrant Labour, 6-7 December 2006,
The Network of East Asian Think-Tanks (NEAT) was established by ASEAN Plus Three (APT) governments at the 2002 APT Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to formulate recommendations on regional community building for consideration by the 13 member governments. The NEAT representative for Malaysia is the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. In order to fulfill its mandate, NEAT establishes Working Groups on subjects of relevance and urgency. The focus of this one-and-a-half day meeting will be on three areas: (1) protection of the rights and fair treatment of migrant workers, (2) control and abatement of unsanctioned migration, and, (3) provisions for the orderly repatriation of irregular migrants. all 13 NEAT members are represented in the Working Group.
Fourth East Asia Congress
Fourth East Asia Congress, 3-5 December 2006, Kuala Lumpur
The Congress is aimed at crystalising the concept of an emerging East Asian community of peace, prosperity and progress by providing a platform for dialogue among high government officials, business leaders, scholars and the media. It is part celebration, part mobilization, and 100% dedicated to formulating initiatives for the future.
International Affairs Forum: "Lebanon: The Futility of War" by Prof. Dr. Ramesh Thakur
International Affairs Forum: "Lebanon: The Futility of War" by Prof. Dr. Ramesh Thakur, Senior Vice Rector of United Nations University (UNU) and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, 25 September 2006, ISIS Conference Room, Kuala Lumpur
International Affairs Forum: “The Future of the United Nations” by Dr. Shashi Tharoor
International Affairs Forum: “The Future of the United Nations” by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations, 25 July 2006,
Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur