Seminars & Conferences

Seminars & Conferences2019-09-30T06:31:33+08:00
Executive Summaries

Seminar On Gender And Literacy In Sabah: Eliminating The Gaps

Rationale This seminar is strategically organised in line with 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) adopted by Malaysia and the rest of the United Nations Members at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 25 September 2015. This 2030 Agenda is a global commitment to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In particular, this seminar aims to tackle SDG 4 which seeks to provide quality education, SDG 5 that promotes gender equality, and SDG 10 which purports t [...]

Seminar on Youth Unemployment: Entrepreneurship as Valuable Alternative Source of Job Creation and Economic Dynamism for Youth in Sabah

Objective(s) of the Seminar The objectives of the Seminar on Youth Unemployment: Entrepreneurship as Valuable Alternatives Source of Job Creation and Economic Dynamism for Youth in Sabah are: To increase the public awareness especially youth on the vital role of entrepreneurship as job creation and providing opportunities to young people; To provide updates on government efforts in encouraging entrepreneurship; To provide an avenue for entrepreneurs and business leaders to share their experience [...]

Usage of Digital Technologies for Management and Surveillance of Biodiversity / Natural Resources

Summary and Recommendations Rapid decline of global biodiversity and the teetering of species on the brink of extinction are apparent these days and the advances in technologies are becoming more prevalent in confronting these challenges. Digital technology should be considered as a benign tool in nature conservation. As it is a dynamic progress that transforms conservation scientists, protected area managers and conservation organisations works, motivated partially by peer pressure and the [...]

Development of Sustainable Tourism in the Rural Areas of Sabah

Summary and Recommendations The tourism industry plays a very important role in the political and socio-economic well-being of rural economies in Sabah as its main tourism products are nature-based. Tourism provides alternative sources of income and employment to local communities, thus helping to reduce the rural-urban migration. It also contributes towards the preservation of local arts and crafts and a broader understanding of the diverse local cultures and their way of life. Tourism develo [...]