Parliamentary Policy Briefing: Key issues impacting on indigenous customary land rights – Tabling of a series of amendments to various federal laws

[ Policy Matters ] – Parliamentary Policy Briefing on 

Title: Key issues impacting on indigenous customary land rights  – Tabling of a series of amendments to various federal laws 

Time and Venue

25 Mac 2014 (Tuesday)

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Bilik Taklimat, Level 2, Main Block, Parliament.

Jointly organized by

1. Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)

2. Institut Rakyat (IR)

3. Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan (KPRU)

Objectives

(i) To strengthen the understanding of lawmakers on two key issues impacting on indigenous customary land rights:

a) landmark judicial decisions on indigenous customary land rights; and,

b) the European Union’s Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade – Voluntary Partnership Agreements (FLEGT-VPA) process.

(ii) To prepare lawmakers for possible parliamentary debates on these issues.

(iii) To look into the possibility of initiating the tabling of a series of amendments to various federal laws affecting indigenous customary land rights reflecting the judicial decisions above.

Moderator: Yin Shao Loong

We look forward to seeing you there.

Thank you,

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)

Institut Rakyat (IR)

Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan (KPRU)

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