Date: 4th December 2012Time: 3.30pmVenue: Traders Hotel, Penang Programme3.30 pm – Arrival of guests & cocktail reception4.30 pm – Opening speech by YAB Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang4.45 pm – Introduction of the speaker by Prof. Datuk Woo [...]
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By Ooi Kee Beng The conference organised by Penang Institute and held on June 25, 2012 at the famed Eastern & Oriental Hotel is interesting for many reasons outside of all the fascinating things said by the impressive row of [...]
Penang Institute hosts the inaugural Conference of the Asean Coalition for Clean Governance.
In an exclusive interview, Thai Opposition Leader Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks about his term as Prime Minister, and sustaining good governance in Thailand.
Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva delivered his keynote address: “What enables clean governance in democracies?”
Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, Co-chairperson of the Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee speaks on the relationship between clean governance and democracy.
Adapted from the opening speech by Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng at the inaugural Conference of the Asean Coalition for Clean Governance.
The speakers discuss the various Asean experiences and challenges in building and rebuilding democratic institutions during a state of transition.
Clean governance has been increasingly identified as a causal factor for development, and corruption may in fact hinder it.
ACKNOWLEDGING the principles of good and clean governance, and the values of truth, freedom and transparency; RECOGNIZING the need for good and clean governance to attain economic development and social progress; EMBRACING the diversity of culture, ethnicity and religion; We, [...]