Reforming Political Financing in Malaysia: Central Region Public Forum (Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall)

Reforming political financing campaign central region

A public forum with members of the public was organised by Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) on 18 February 2011 at Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall. The forum was part of the Crinis project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Similar to the earlier workshops, this forum aimed to encourage free and frank discussion and exchange of idea, with a view to mobilise public support for reforming political financing in Malaysia. Apart from that, the forum was also meant for disseminating of information, as well as providing public education about political corruption and money politics.

The panelists for the forum were Datuk Paul Low, President of TI-M, Professor Dato’ Dr Ishak Tambi Kechik, Former Vice Chancellor, University Science Malaysia, Professor Dr Edmund Terence Gomez, political economy lecturer, University of Malaya, and En Zaid Kamaruddin, Steering Committee Member, BERSIH 2.0. Mr Alan Kirupakaran, Executive Director of TI-M moderated the forum.

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Central Region Public Forum (Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Hall)