Monthly Archives: February 2015

East Asia and the Pacific: Associate Resettlement Officer – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Application Deadline: March 20th 2015

Applications must be emailed to JPOCoordinator@state.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time on the date indicated in order to be considered. Thank you.

How to Apply:

Please note that PRM-sponsored JPO positions are open to U.S.

Syrian Mazen Darwish named IPI World Press Freedom Hero

Lawyer, human rights defender detained since 2012 VIENNA, Feb 26, 2015 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today named as its 67thWorld Press Freedom Hero prominent Syrian lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish, who has advocated for media freedom

Some Malaysian inequality measures more equal than others

Author: Hwok-Aun Lee, University of Malaya

Is inequality in Malaysia going up or down? Answers differ. Official statistics unambiguously show household income inequality going down in the past decade, but almost everyone seems to think it has gone up. So what’s

PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT BY THE HON. MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MALAYSIA ON THE KILLING OF 21 EGYPTION CITIZENS IN LIBYA BY A GROUP AFFILIATED WITH ISIL, 18 FEB 2015 @ SIARAN AKHBAR: KENYATAAN OLEH YB MLN MENGENAI PEMBUNUHAN 21 ORANG MESIR DI LIBYA

PRESS RELEASE: THE HANDING-OVER OF ASEAN CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE AND ASEAN PEOPLE’S FORUM 2015 – CSO STATEMENT TO MALAYSIA AS CHAIRMAN OF ASEAN, 17 FEB 2015 @ SIARAN AKHBAR: PENYERAHAN KENYATAAN ‘ASEAN CIVIL CONFERENCE’

PRESS RELEASE: CONSULTATION SESSION WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY ON DRAFT ASEAN COMMUNITY VISION 2025, 12 FEB 2015 @ SIARAN AKHBAR: SESI MUSYAWARAH BERSAMA WAKIL MASYARAKAT AWAM MENGENAI DRAF VISI KOMUNITI ASEAN 2025, 12 FEB 2015

PRESS RELEASE: DEATH OF KAYLA MUELLER, AMERICAN CITIZEN HELD HOSTAGE BY ISIS @ SIARAN AKHBAR: KEMATIAN KAYLA MUELLER, WARGA AMERIKA YANG MENJADI TAHANAN ISIS

Malaysia’s ASEAN chairmanship priorities all in order

Author: Daniel Wu, Pacific Forum CSIS

ASEAN needs a ready and capable steward in 2015 and Malaysia looks to be in the right place at the right time. Malaysia has made clear that realising the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the

USA is Pulling Military from the Ebola Fight

At one point nearly 3,000 troops were deployed to the region. “President Barack Obama is set to announce on Wednesday that he will bring back nearly all of the 1,300 U.S. troops deployed in West Africa to fight the

PRESS RELEASE: 17TH MEETING OF ASEAN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, KUALA LUMPUR ON 11 – 14 FEB 2015 @ SIARAN AKHBAR: MESYUARAT SURUHANJAYA ANTARA KERAJAAN ASEAN MENGENAI HAK ASASI MANUSIA KE-17, KUALA LUMPUR PADA 11 – 14 FEB 2015