Monday, September 6, 2010

Truth Matters: Integration with Integrity

Truth Matters: Integration with Integrity
5th National Congress on Integrity
16th September 2010
At South Wing, UCSI University, Cheras, KL

8.30-9.00 am   Registration and Arrival of Participants
8.45 am           Arrival of Invited Guests and Dignitaries
9.00 am           Arrival and Keynote Address by VIP
9.10 am
Singing of National Anthem
Launch of Malaysia Day song “We R Malaysia
Keynote Address by Senator Dato Seri Idris Jala on
Celebrating Diversity in Malaysia
10.00 am         Tea Break and Departure of invited VIP
10.20am Introduction by Chief Moderator
10.30 am         Keynote of Theme by Datuk Azzat Kamaludin, Moderator. First Bangsa Malaysia Dialogue and Justice Datuk Seri Sri Ram Gopal, former Federal Court Judge on National Integration with Constitutional Integrity 
11.30 am         Responses by 7 representatives (4 minutes each) from all Religious Communities
in Malaysia       
12.00 pm         Roundtable Dialogue by delegates and adoption of Anti-Racism Code of
Conduct Guidelines
1.00 pm           Selected Roundtable Reports and Adoption of Guidelines
1.30pm            Lunch and Prayer break
2.15pm            Break into 3 parallel tracks of key issues for consideration
1. Education as a Framework for National Unity; Moderator, Prof Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri, Speakers, Professor Datuk Dr Ibrahim Bajunid and Dr Wong Chin Huat
2. Political Culture and Leadership for National Unity; Moderator, Dato Ambiga Sreenevasan, Speakers, Dato Zaid Ibrahim and YB Hannah Yeoh
3. National Unity through Religion, Law and Shared Values; Assoc Prof Azmi Sharom, Speakers, YB Dr Dzulkifly Ahmad and Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria
Introduction of Speakers by Moderators of each session
Two speakers at 25 minutes each
Q&A and Roundtable Dialogue
4.00---4.15pm            Tea break
4.30-5.30 pm   Plenary Session with feedback and views by Moderators of Dialogue
5.30-6.00 pm   Summing Up by Chief Moderator and views by Independent Observers (*Dato Noor Rezan Bapoo, Sdr Philip Chua, Sdr Anis Yusal Yusuf, Dr Beth Baikan, Dr Farouk Musa, Dr John Ridgway,)

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Do you really know your roots?

Did you know Malaysia is made up from 127 ethnic groups?

The beautiful thing is there is more. If you can't find your ethnic group, post it in comments and I will add it to the list. For now here is the list: