Thursday, February 21, 2008

Election Watch (9)

The People's Forum 01: "People is the Boss: Civil Society Groups' Election Agenda"(22/2/2008

In conjunction with the 12th General Election, KLSCAH is going to organize a series seminar on the election, named "The People's Forum".

With this effort, we hope to create a platform for the civil society groups to involve in the election and voice out the people's opinions.

We cordially invite the public to participate in the first seminar entitled "People is the Boss: Civil Society Groups' Election Agenda".

The details are as followed:

Organizer : The Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall - Civil Rights Committee, Social Economic Committee & Cutural and Educational Committee

Date: 22nd February 2008 (Friday)
Time: 8.00pm
Venue: Auditorium of KLSCAH

( No.1, Jalan Maharajalela, 50150 Kuala Lumpur.Beside the Maharajalela monorail station. )
- For detail pls check the map:

Medium: English and Malay

1. Haris Ibrahim (lawyer, initiator of The People's Voice Declaration)
2. Wong Chin Huat (Vice Chaiiman of Civil Rights Committee of KLSCAH, representative of the Civil Society Initiative for Parliamentary Reform)
3. Gayathry Venkiteswaran (Executive Director of Centre for Independent Journalism, representative of press freedom movement)
4. Yuen-Mei Wong (Independent Researcher, representative of Women's Candidacy Initiative 2 - WCI2)
5. Lee Khai Loon (Convener of Youth for Change and the Coordinator of National Youth Consultation Conference (NYCC))
6. Representative of Johor Voters awareness campaign

Moderator: Lee Huat Seng (Member of DEMA)

Our speakers from different civil society groups will propose the people's agenda which includes the democratic reformation, media, youth and so on.

Any enquiries kindly contact Mr. Chan at 03-22746645.