Seminar: Effective Role of CSOs (Civil Society Organisations) in Nation Building 2.0 – Fringe Players or Partners?
Date : Friday, 10th February 2023
Time : 8.30 a.m. – 1.00 pm
Venue : Ibn Khaldun Meeting Room,
International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC-IIUM)
24, Persiaran Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin, Bukit Tunku, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Participants : 70
Format : Seminar and Workshop
Panelist 1: Tn.Hj Badlishah Sham Baharin (IKRAM) –
How can CSOs create effective advocacy and influence policies?
Panelist 2: Siti Fadilah Mohd Hood (Islamic Relief Malaysia) – What are the challenges of creating a successful international CSO?
Panelist 3: Dr. Sharifah Nursyahidah (UKM) – How does the Government or State perceive the role of CSOs in Nation Building?
Panelist 4: Mr. Eddin Khoo (ISIS Malaysia & PUSAKA) – How does culture and heritage activism contribute to nation building?
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Danial Yusof (IIUM)
The objectives of the roundtable are as follows:
– To measure the effectiveness of NGOs in influencing policy making and government actions (advocacy) in addition to national political parties.
– Championing the people’s aspirations without bringing any hidden political motives in influencing the formulation of government policies of government of the day.
– Bringing the hopes and expectations of the general public to the leadership
– Becoming a catalyst and channel to generate enthusiasm and motivation of civil society for the benefit of society as a whole.
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