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May 2017

In Conversation with Edmund Bon

7th May 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:00

GLOBAL BERSIH GENEVA held an exceptional event in Nyon last Sunday, 7th May, hosting as guest of honour Edmund Bon, a Malaysian lawyer highly experienced in the defence of human rights. In attendance were about 20 persons. Bala Chelliah, the President of Global Bersih, chaired the meeting where Mr. Bon recounted briefly how the Malaysian government came to appoint him as the current Malaysian representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Human Rights Commission, which was founded in 2009. Mr. Bon fielded…

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‘The Borneo Case: Cities Meet Erik Pauser

21st May 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00

Global Bersih met with Erik Pauser, producer of the documentary film 'The Borneo Case'. This documentary looks into the situation in Sabah and Sarawak, one of the biggest and resource-rich states in Malaysia and yet it is one of the poorest.  Global Bersih attended a screening of the documentary film during an International Film Festival  and is working with Erik to bring this story to Malaysians at home and abroad. To find out more, drop an email to contact@globalbersih.org.

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Human Rights Council Meeting, the 35th Session (UN)

26th May 2017 @ 14:00 - 16:00

Global Bersih was invited by the U.S. Department of State and the Deputy Permanent Representative to the Human Rights' Council, to participate in a discussion regarding priorities for the 35th session of the Human Rights Council on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Harry S. Truman Building’s  Room 1105.   The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby and the International Organizations Affairs Bureau’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Erin Barclay will host…

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(US & Canada) City Coordinators’ Meet: Preparing for GE-14

28th May 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:00

With the General Elections around the corner, Global Bersih is preparing to welcome the elections with great anticipation! The City Coordinators in the Canada and the USA are meeting to discuss next steps, mobilise resources and spread awareness. We also have a surprise guest who will be joining the meeting and bringing updates from home-sweet-home Malaysia! (You'll want to be there, I'm sure) If you would like to join this meeting, do drop an email to this address: contact@globalbersih.org

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June 2017

Meeting with Amnesty International

19th June 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00

President Bala Chelliah will be meeting with a director in regards to a film screening scheduled for Malaysia Day.

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Briefing/ Consultation on Malaysia’s Commitment to UNCAC

30th June 2017 @ 10:00

Malaysia is a signatory to the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Each country is reviewed once every 5 years, and it is now Malaysia's turn. Reviewers from Timor Leste & Swaziland have been balloted to audit and  appraise our track record for two chapters (preventive measures and asset recovery) under the UNCAC on 4 July 2017, taking place very soon. Given how corruption has taken centre stage in our country while crippling our democratic institutions, it is imperative for  a…

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July 2017

PACABA Training (KL)

1st July 2017 @ 00:00

PACABA= Polling Agent + Counting Agent + Barung Agent PACA officers are usually selected as a representative of a candidate standing for elections. For more information, read here.

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September 2017

Malaysia Day Film Screening

16th September 2017

Malaysia Day is held on 16 September every year to commemorate the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963. It marked the historic union of Malaya, North Borneo, Singapore and Sarawak as the Malaysia that we know today. While The Borneo Case documentary exposes money laundering and environmental crisis in Sarawak, it is actually a manifestation of the broader nationwide crisis of power abuse, corruption and impunity If you are interested to be a part of the event, do contact us…

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February 2018

Are we ready for GE14: Q&A with Maria Chin

February 3 @ 16:00 - 17:00
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March 2018

Malaysia in the UPR Process

March 1 @ 08:00 - March 31 @ 17:00

​The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations. As one of the main features of the Council, the UPR is designed…

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