AKEPT-UKM Webinar Series 1
CLIMATE LEADERS: LEADING THE ACTION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
UNIVERSITIES AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: TOWARDS A GREEN AGENDA
17 OCTOBER 2022 | 9.00 AM – 12.45 PM (GMT+8) | ONLINE (ZOOM)
The Climate Leaders: Leading the Action Against Climate Change program is a leadership and technical learning series that aims to increase the capacity of climate change practitioners in the Southeast Asian region by helping them to transform communities and at the same time address the effects of climate change. The Climate Leaders: Leading the Action Against Climate Change program is an initiative of the Leadership Sustainability Center (AKEPT) and organized by the Institute of Climate Change, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as one of the commitments in identifying transformations and actions that can be taken to address the major challenges of climate change. This program is designed to shape the university's leadership in strengthening its contribution to the local community and sustainable global community. It will serve as a medium platform to strengthen the university's role in equipping graduates with comprehensive education and understanding the global climate change issues.
- To strengthen the university's contribution in dealing with the effects and impacts of climate change through local action plans against climate change in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region.
- To present various strategies to strengthen the university's contribution in overcoming the effects and impacts of climate change, towards shaping the 2030 generation.
- To form and strengthen national, regional and global university networks and knowledge exchange regarding climate change.
- To contribute to the theory and understanding of the impact of higher education on climate change and sustainable development.
♦ Prof Simon Redfern
Dean, College of Science
President’s Chair in Earth Sciences, Asian School of the Environment
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
♦ Assoc. Prof Dr Seree Supharatid
Director, Climate Change and Disaster Centre,
Rangsit University, Pathumthani, Thailand
♦ Dr. Meredian Alam
Assistant Professor of Sociology,
Sociology and Anthropology Department, University Brunei Darusalam
♦ Assoc. Prof. Dr Zaini bin Sakawi
Director, Institute of Climate Change, UKM, Malaysia
Associate Professor Dr Wan Hanna Melini Wan Mohtar
Head, Environmental Management Centre, Institute of Climate Change, UKM
Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT)
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
in collaboration with
Institute of Climate Change (IPI UKM)
The National University of Malaysia (UKM)