19 February 2018 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon met with civil society representatives from Malaysia, Chile, Republic of Korea and Fiji, whose reports on the implementation of the Convention ...Read More
focus_malaysia_kl_shutterstock_613645655.jpg Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia © Shutterstock.com 16 February 2018 By 2050, the world will be two-thirds urban, placing cities at the frontline of global challenges and opportunities. Migration is a maj...Read More
focus_malaysia_kl_shutterstock_613645655.jpg © Shutterstock.com 14 February 2018 More than half of the world’s people live in cities, and it is expected that by 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. As people and ass...Read More
Following nomination by the Secretary-General, the General Assembly, on 22 December 2017, elected Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‑Habitat).
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as th...Read More
In this edition of the Malaysia Economic Monitor, the focus of the special topic is macro-financial policy. This year marks 20 years since the onset of the Asian financial crisis (AFC), which caused a major shock to Malaysia’s economy. At t...Read More
11 December 2017 KUALA LUMPUR (Issued as received) – UN human rights experts wrapped up this weekend a five-day visit to Malaysia, during which they focused their inquiries on recent human rights violations and abuses allegedly committed in...Read More
25 September 2017 GENEVA, 25 September 2017 (Issued as received) – A United Nations human rights expert says Malaysia has much to lose if the authorities do not take seriously warning signs that the country’s culture of tolerance is under t...Read More