Friday, 19 August 2022
In this one-day forum, Jia Yaw participated in a panel discussion on the climate crisis, journalism and the need for greater access to information
The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) collaborated with the Bar Council in organising the 2022 Anti-Corruption Forum.
The forum was organised as a hybrid event, with some attending physically at the Malaysian Bar's Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium and some participating via Zoom.
One of the three panel discussions focussed on the climate crisis, journalism and the need for better access to information. The panellists were:
Watshlah Naidu, executive director of the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ)
Lao Yao-Hua, co-founder of Macaranga
Kiu Jia Yaw, deputy co-chair of the Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee
Arief Hamizan, legal researcher at C4
Tom Devine, legal director of the Government Accountability Project
Samantha Feinstein, staff attorney and director, international program, Government Accountability Program
It was moderated by Sudhagaran Stanley, programme manager at C4.
You can watch the recording of the forum here.
Here is the programme of the forum: