Global Peace Convention 2013
5-8 December 2013
In a world fraught by conflicts, the call for peace should resonate loudly and consistently. We owe it to ourselves and future generations to create a better world through promoting greater understanding, care and tolerance amongst people of various creeds, faiths and ideologies.
Maintaining peace is certainly a matter of priority in the maritime realm as tensions brew over territorial disputes in critical sealanes such as South China Sea and East Sea. Is not resolved peacefully, such disputes can result in naval conflicts that can be detrimental to bilateral relations and regional peace,...
Visit to Tesco’s Ambient Distribution Center
Bukit Beruntung, Selangor
Keeping the supply chain moving smoothly and efficiently is crucial to ensure businesses are able to shift products to their customers in time and in the right volumes and conditions.
Companies which can deliver goods to markets in such a manner stand to gain competitive advantage, satisfy their customers and enlarge their market shares.
This is especially the case for those in the retail businesses which deal with fast moving consumer goods and operating in an environment in which time is of the essence. Making sure such goods get to their customers...
National Symposium on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) Malaysia: International, regional and national experience
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report (2005) emphasised the importance of strengthening response options for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services aimed at improving human well-being and poverty reduction. These responses, however, would not be sufficient unless the indirect and direct drivers of change are addressed and the enabling conditions for implementation of responses established.
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) was released at the UN-CBD meeting at Nagoya, Japan in October 2010 allows countries to evaluate national...
Visit by Naval Command and Staff Course
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) or Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (TLDM) is an organization that dares to dream. And dream big.
Nothing underscores this ‘dreaming big’ mentality than its professed ambition of wanting to become a world class navy. This lofty ideal befits an organization that has been around for five decades and its ready to sail further to achieve greater things.
In attaining this goal, RMN places strong emphasis on developing its human capital and equipping them with the necessary competencies and knowledge to match the challenging, complex and high-tech environment in which it operates. ...
MIMA welcomed the visit by James Flannery from the US Coast Guard, and Caryll Rice II and Albert Fielding from the US Naval Criminal Investigation Services (NCIS) on 25 November 2013. They were accompanied by Darby Parliament, Officer at the US Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
The visitors were engaged in a discussion on regional maritime issues and developments with MIMA Senior Fellow, Nazery Khalid and Fellow/Center Head, Center for Maritime Security and Diplomacy, Capt Martin Sebastian.
MIDA Forum 2013
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center
Blessed with strategic location and abundant natural resources, augmented with pro-investment policies, good infrastructures, talented and skillful workforce, and strong investment and financial framework, Malaysia has all the ingredients needed to become the nerve center for investment not only in Asia but the world.
Amid the global recession and financial crisis, the Malaysian economy has showed admirable resilience to weather the storm and is has been registering decent growth as the world economy reels from the economic downturn. Being at the heart of Asia, a populous, resource-rich and vibrant economic region, Malaysia has done...