February 25, 2024 -Sunday
IIUM RECTOR TO SHARE THOUGHTS ON "THE POWER OF YOUTH: BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE IN THE FACE OF ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES," AT PERDANA DISCOURSE SERIES 23
As climate change and the digital age are pushing the world to an uncertain future, youth can be the change agents to shape a new paradigm that balances economic prosperity with environmental responsibility.
This is the central theme of the twenty-third Perdana Discourse Series titled "The Power of Youth: Building a Better Future in the Face of Economic and Environmental Challenges," which will be held on 3rd December 2023 (Sunday) at Perdana Leadership Foundation, Putrajaya.
The keynote speaker is distinguished academician YBhg Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Rector of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), The event will also host Dato' Sri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin, Chief Statistician, Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), Ms Nina Adlan Disney, Executive Director, LeapEd Services, Ms Raudhah Nazran, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Accelerate Global, and Mr Beh Zeng Kang, Environmentalist & the first Malaysian Winner of ASEAN Youth Champion as panellists with moderator Dr Mohd Mursyid Arshad, Associate Professor, Department of Professional Development & Continuing Education (JPPPL), Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
The Perdana Discourse Series debuted in 2004, and seeks to facilitate knowledge exchange and dialogue between experienced leaders and young Malaysians. More than two hundred tertiary students are expected at the Discourse which has centred on issues such as national unity, political stability, economic development, and education.
"The Discourse Series is an important part of the activities of the Foundation. It is the Foundation's hope that regular hosting of these intellectual discourses on topics that are uniquely Malaysian will help identify issues relevant to nation-building and the development of a progressive and prosperous society," said Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Perdana Leadership Foundation.
The Perdana Discourse Series is organised by Perdana Leadership Foundation and is fully sponsored by DRB-HICOM Berhad. Please click HERE for more information.
The details of the event are as below:
Perdana Discourse Series: "The Power of Youth: Building a Better Future in the Face of Economic and Environmental Challenges"
Day/Date : Sunday 3 December 2023
Time : 9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Venue : Perdana Leadership Foundation, Putrajaya
About Perdana Discourse Series (PDS):
Perdana Discourse Series is a half-day event where a prominent presenter will speak on a pre-determined topic addressing its definition and identifying issues, policies, and strategies. Discussions and issues arising from the discourse will be documented and published in monograph form. The Discourse has previously dissected topics such as National Unity, Social Re-engineering, Political Stability, Economic Development, Affirmative Action, International Relations, Education, and Leadership.
About Perdana Leadership Foundation
The Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2003 to document, disseminate, research, and archive materials related to the past Prime Ministers of Malaysia, and nation-building. The Foundation intends to become the premier institution for the study of Malaysia's Prime Ministers and the central resource centre for research into national stewardship as well as a platform for reflection, debate, and discussion with distinguished figures in Malaysian leadership. Our Honorary President is the fourth and seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia, YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. To date, we have digitised more than 250k materials which are available for free through our website www.perdana.org.my.
About DRB-HICOM Berhad
DRB-HICOM Berhad is one of Malaysia's leading organisations listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia. As a local group of companies, it plays an integral role in supporting Malaysia's transformation into a competitive, knowledge-based, and high-income nation. With over 80 operating companies, the Group provides employment to some 45,000 people. The Group's business activities are organised under six core sectors - Automotive, Aerospace and Defence, Postal, Banking, Services, and Properties. We draw our strength from being a diversified yet integrated Group. Today, DRB-HICOM remains one of the most established listed companies thanks to a progressive and committed approach to its diverse portfolio. It has the advantage of being able to capitalise on synergistic opportunities, making it an important contributor to national development and economic growth.
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