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Brokering Minds

  • We specialize in Internet Governance and ICT topics. We design and conduct workshops and seminars for understanding issues related to ICT and the evolving global Internet.
  • We help decision-makers and stakeholders understand the collaboration of actors in the Internet ecosystem, their unique model of governance and their policy development processes.
  • We advise on agenda-setting strategies and policy development processes for optimal policy outcomes.
  • We provide guidance on how to navigate complex policy spaces and discussions.
  • We facilitate discussions that address challenging policy and governance issues. We provide professional moderation and expert knowledge to ensure high quality, value-adding discussions towards consensus or collaboration-based solutions.

Forum designed/facilitated:

EuroDIG

Future of the Internet; Future of eParticipation

1st European Open Summit on Youth eParticipation
7-8 December 2017, Berlin, Germany

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The Internet happens to be the most important infrastructure of our time. It affects every aspect of work and life. The future of eParticipation is connected to the future of the Internet.

Young people often describe the Internet as “life” itself. As young people worldwide are the most active users of the Internet, champions of youth eParticipation and inclusion in political decision-making need to pay attention to what is happening to the Internet and its evolution.?

This plenary session at the 1st European Open Summit on Youth eParticipation considers the drivers and impact of future change based on findings from the Internet Society Global Internet Report 2017 - Paths to Our Digital Future, and discusses what it means for the future of eParticipation for young people in Europe.

Topics for discussion include issues of access, online security, and privacy in the context of IoT - the Internet of Things - becoming a reality. What do young people need to know about the future of the Internet? What can be done to better equip them for this future? And how can they be empowered to help shape the future Internet? These are central questions of the plenary that will be posed to the panel.

Future of the Internet; Future of eParticipation - 1st European Open Summit on Youth eParticipation

Moderator:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Managing Director, Compass Rose Sdn Bhd

Panellists:

  • Ceren Unal, Internet Society
  • Solana Larsen, Mozilla Foundation
  • Edgar Schlümmer, Estonian Youth Work Center
  • David Jinjikhadze, Children and Youth National Center, Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Georgia

EuroDIG

How the Digital Revolution Changes Our Worklife

European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG 2017)
7 June 2017, Tallinn, Estonia

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While the digital revolution can undoubtedly improve and rationalize our work life in a number of ways, the discussion will also look into the challenges it may pose to traditional workers’ rights as guaranteed by the European Social Charter (ESC) and as interpreted by the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR), particularly in light of the rise of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics. The exact nature and scope of these challenges will be shaped by how the digital revolution interacts with other key developments of our time such as demographic change (ageing), globalization and climate change.

This EuroDIG plenary will explore the opportunities and challenges of the digital revolution in terms of work and worklife. What does the future of work look like and what does it mean for society and economy? What are the roles of the different stakeholder groups in addressing the opportunities and challenges? What kind of social protection system will be adequate? Shall we consider universal basic income? Finland is the first country in Europe experimenting in this direction. What are their conclusions so far?

How the Digital Revolution Changes Our Worklife - European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG 2017)

Moderator:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Member of the ICANN Board & Managing Director, Compass Rose Sdn Bhd

Panellists:

  • Peter Eriksson, Minister for Housing and Digital Development
  • Marco Pancini, Director for European Union Public Policy, Google
  • Annette Mühlberg, Head of Digitalization, Ver.di (United Services Union), Germany
  • Karoli Hindriks, Founder of Jobbatical, Estonia
  • Ville-Veikko Pulkka, Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Finland

Organising Team:

  • EuroDIG Secretariat and EuroDIG Partners
  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Member of the ICANN Board & Managing Director, Compass Rose Sdn Bhd

Islamic Development Bank Group

Digital Development for Resilience

Islamic Development Bank Group President’s Advisory Panel 2016 Forum
12 March 2016, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank Group are experiencing the irresistible forces of the Digital Revolution. At the same time some of the countries are also facing the challenges of fragility.

The notion of digital development offers the hope to generate ideas and resources, with significant economic, social and political impacts, across countries and societies in ways that overtake the traditional approaches to development. This is applicable equally to fragile communities and transitioning economies, as well as advanced economies.

The potential to make institutions more inclusive and responsive through the digital revolution is a key enabler for the advanced economies. However, the link between digital progress, better institutions and increased resilience to fragility is far from automatic or straightforward. How can the digital opportunities be harnessed to help build lasting and legitimate resilience to fragility and conflict?

Digital Development for Resilience - Islamic Development Bank Group

Chair:

  • H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al-Madani PhD - (Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and President, Islamic Development Bank Group)

Facilitator:

  • Rafee Yusoff Director, Group Strategic Planning Department, Islamic Development Bank Group.

Discussants:

  • H. E. Dr. Abdullah Gul (Former President of Turkey)
  • H. E. Dr. Jobarah Al-Suraisry (Former Transport Minister, KSA)
  • H. E. Madam Aïcha Bah Diallo (Former Minister of Education, Guinea-Conakry)
  • H. E. Madam Bintou Sanogoh (Former Minister of Finance, Burkina Faso)
  • H. E. Dr. Jacques Diouf (Former Director General, Food & Agricultural Organisation)
  • H. E. Saleh Abdullah Kamel (Chairman, General Council of Islamic Banks)
  • H. E. Mr. Abdul Aziz Al-Zaabi (Member, Federal National Council, UAE)
  • H. E. Dr. Ishrat Husain (Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan)
  • H. E. Prof. Dr. Abbas Mirakhor (First holder of INCIEF Chair of Islamic Finance)
  • H. E. Prof Dr. Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Laureate and founder, Grameen Bank)
  • H. E. Abdellatif Jouahri (Governor, Central Bank of Morocco)

Consultant:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Managing Director, Compass Rose Sdn Bhd

IGF

Next in Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs): Linguistic Diversity in the Internet Root

Internet Governance Forum 2013
22 - 25 October 2013, Bali, Indonesia

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The introduction of IDN variants in the root zone serves to enhance the Internet's multilingualism and cultural diversity at the level of Top Level Domains (TLDs). The ICANN community has studied the viability of this introduction and has developed a process that will make it a reality.

This process has implications for language communities. Language communities that share a script (e.g., Chinese, Japanese and Korean, which share the Han script) must agree on rules related to variant script characters in order to proceed. Furthermore, while allowing language communities to self-mobilize and proceed at their own pace, there are advantages to being an early participant or first mover.

This process of allocating Variant TLDs in the Internet root requires language communities to collaborate and will require effective facilitation. This workshop provides an overview of the ICANN process, discusses the issues implicating language communities and outlines the way forward.

Moderator:

  • On-Site Moderator - Rinalia Abdul Rahim (Executive Committee Member, ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee; APRALO Representative & Executive Council Member, ISOC Malaysia Chapter)
  • Remote Moderator - Maureen Hilyard (APRALO Representative, Cook Islands & Board Chair, Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society)

Panel of Technical Experts:

  • Ram Mohan (Chair, ICANN Board IDN Variants Working Group & Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Afilias Limited)
  • Akram Atallah (President, Generic Domains Division, ICANN)
  • Andrew Sullivan (Principal Architect, Dyn, USA)
  • Sarmad Hussain (Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Center of Language Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan)
  • Akshat Joshi (Project Engineer, GIST Group, Center for Development of Advanced Computing, India)
  • Edmon Chung (CEO, dotAsia & Vice-Chair, Internet Society Hong Kong)

Panel of Internet End User Representatives

  • Mohamed El Bashir (Manager, Technical Affairs Department, ictQATAR, Qatar)
  • Hong Xue (Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Internet Policy & Law, Beijing Normal University, China)
  • Satish Babu (Director of the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software, India)
Organized by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) & ICANN Asia Pacific Australasia Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO)
ICANN

New generic Top Level Domains: Addressing Consumer and Public Interest Concerns

At-Large Multistakeholder Policy Roundtable @ ICANN 47th Public Meeting
15 July 2013, Durban, South Africa

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ICANN's new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) Program will dramatically expand the Top Level Domain Space. The program carries benefits for end users and registrants in terms of increasing choice and competition, but it also raises a range of consumer and public interest concerns.

These concerns include consumer safety and trust, multilingual access to gTLDs via internationalized scripts, rights issues related to the protection of trademarks, non-registered marks and geographic names, as well as barriers to program participation for stakeholders in the developing world. The At-Large Multistakeholder Policy Roundtable will highlight these issues and explore the adequacy of policies and mechanisms meant to address them.

Co-Chair:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim (Executive Committee Member, At-Large Advisory Committee & Convenor, At-Large Multistakeholder Policy Roundtable)
  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond (Chair, At-Large Advisory Committee)

Lead Discussants:

  • Consumer Perspective - Holly Raiche (Chair, At-Large Registrant Rights and Responsibilities Working Group & Board Member, Australian Communications Consumers Action Network)
  • Consumer Trust, Choice and Competition Perspective - Steve DelBianco (Executive Director, NetChoice & Vice-Chair for Policy Coordination, ICANN Business Constituency)
  • Public Interest and Government Perspective - Peter Nettlefold (Vice Chair, ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) & GAC Lead on New gTLDs)
  • Business Users Perspective - Zahid Jamil (Executive Committee Member, ICANN Business Constituency & Member, GNSO Council)
  • Intellectual Property Rights & IDN Perspective - Hong Xue (Director, Institute for Internet Policy and Law, Beijing Normal University & Member, ccNSO Council)
  • Closed Generics Perspective - Evan Leibovitch (President, ISOC Canada & Vice-Chair, At-Large Advisory Committee)
  • Community - Indigenous Groups' Perspective - Karaitiana Taiuru (Chair, New Zealand Maori Internet Society)
  • Community - Geographic Names Perspective - Olga Cavalli (Representative of Argentina to the Governmental Advisory Committee & Director, South School on Internet Governance)
  • Developing Country Perspective - Tijani Ben Jemaa (Executive Committee Member, At-Large Advisory Committee & Vice-Chair, African Regional At-Large Organization)
  • ICANN Compliance Perspective - Maguy Serad (Vice-President, Contractual Compliance Services, ICANN)
Organized by ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee
ICANN

Consumer Protection with New generic Top Level Domains: Implications for the Asia Pacific Australasia Region

ICANN 46th Public Meeting
8 April 2013, Beijing, People's Republic of China

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This roundtable explores the issues of consumer protection that apply to Internet users and domain name registrants with particular emphasis on implications for the Asia Pacific Australasia region in the context of the upcoming expansion of the new generic Top Level Domain space.

Co-Chair:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim (Executive Committee Member, At-Large Advisory Committee)
  • Holly Raiche (Chair, APRALO & Member, At-Large Advisory Committee)

Lead Discussants:

  • Jeremy Malcolm (Senior Policy Officer, Consumers International)
  • Peter Nettlefold (Vice Chair, ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee & GAC Lead on New gTLDs)
  • Zahid Jamil (Executive Committee Member, ICANN Business Constituency & Member, GNSO Council)
  • Maguy Serad (Vice President, ICANN Contractual Compliance Services)
Organized by ICANN Asia Pacific Australasia Regional At Large Organization (APRALO)
ICANN

Community Readiness for IDN Variant Top Level Domains (TLDs): Implications for the Asia Pacific Australasia Region

ICANN 46th Public Meeting
8 April 2013, Beijing, People's Republic of China

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In ICANN's new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) program, 86% of the applications for Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) are for the languages of the Asia Pacific region. This roundtable discusses the Asia Pacific community readiness for IDN Top Level Domains, particularly for IDN Variant Top Level Domains, and the implication of such domains for the security and stability of the Internet.

Co-Chair:

  • Rinalia Abdul Rahim (Executive Committee Member, At-Large Advisory Committee)
  • Holly Raiche (Chair, APRALO & Member, At-Large Advisory Committee)

Moderator: Edmon Chung (At-Large IDN Policy Liaison)

Discussants:

  • Harsha Wijayawardhana (Internet Society Sri Lanka)
  • Hiro Hotta (Japan Registry Services)
  • Jim Galvin (ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee)
  • Norbert Klein (Internet Society Cambodia)
  • Ram Mohan (ICANN Board & Afilias)
  • Sarmad Hussain (Al-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, Pakistan)
  • Wang Wei (China Domain Name Consortium)
  • Young-eum Lee (Korea National Open University)
Organized by ICANN
IGF

New generic Top Level Domains (gTLD): Implications and Potential for Community Engagement, Advocacy and Development

Internet Governance Forum 2012
9 November 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan

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Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim (Executive Committee Member, At-Large Advisory Committee)

Panelists:

  • Edmon Chung DotAsia Organisation, Asia Pacific
  • Yannis Li DotKids Foundation, Asia
  • Andrei Kolesnikov Coordination Centre for TLD RU, Russia
  • Scott Seitz DotGay, USA
  • Fouad Bajwa Internet Policy Group at Oi2, Pakistan
  • Olga Cavalli Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina
  • Cheryl Langdon-Orr .au Domain Administration Ltd, Australia

Remote Moderator & Time Keeper: Bianca Ho NetMission Ambassador

Organized by ICANN Asia Pacific Australasia Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) & the DotKids Foundation.
UNESCO

Fostering Transformations Toward Knowledge Societies

UNESCO Expert Meeting on Knowledge Societies: The Way Forward
1-2 March 2010, Paris, France

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Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Bruno Lanvin, Executive Director, INSEAD (France)
  • S. Senthilkumaran, Programme Director (IEC), M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation (India)
  • Mitakshara Kumari, Associate Director, Price Waterhouse Coopers (India)
Organized by UNESCO
Khazanah

Leadership and Society

Khazanah Megatrends Forum 2009
5-6 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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“Leadership and Society” explores the implication of the financial crisis on business leaders as firms, societies and economies re-position themselves. It touches on values and ethics, risk taking boundaries, corporate social responsibility and social safety nets, human capital development and social networks.

Khazanah Megatrends Forum

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Ravin Jesuthasan, Managing Principal of Towers Perrin (USA)
  • Nazir Razak, CEO of CIMB Group (Malaysia)
  • Juan Navarro, Board Member of Axiata Group Berhad (UK)
  • Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development (UAE)
  • Martin Gargiulo, INSEAD Associate Dean of Executive Education (Singapore)
Organized by Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Khazanah

Interview Series on Respect and Understanding in Multilingual, Multiethnic and Multireligious Communities

17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers
15-19 June 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The interviews solicit the points of view of various Commonwealth country personalities on the challenges and opportunities of nurturing respect and understanding in diverse societies. The interviews are an extension of 'Civil Paths to Peace', the report of the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding chaired by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen that examined the causes of conflict, violence and extremism in Commonwealth countries.

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Sam Egwu, Minister of Education (Nigeria)
  • Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Education (Sri Lanka)
  • Zahiya Zareer, Former Minister of Education (Maldives)
  • Duncan Hindle, Director-General, Department of Education (South Africa)
  • Hasmy Agam, Executive Chairman, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (Malaysia)
  • Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hassan Shahabudin, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Zainah Anwar, Project Director for Musawah, Sisters in Islam (Malaysia)
Organized by CEMCA / Commonwealth of Learning
Global Humanitarian Forum

Climate Change: Practical Solutions to Empower Vulnerable People and Communities

Global Humanitarian Forum
24-25 June 2008, Geneva, Switzerland

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While the solutions and knowledge to manage the effects of climate change exist, they are not getting to where they are most needed. "Practical Solutions to Empower Vulnerable People and Communities" explores the challenge of helping vulnerable communities find practical solutions that enhance their resilience and adaptive capacities against the adverse effects of climate change.

Global Humanitarian Forum
Rinalia Abdul Rahim (far left) at the Global Humanitarian Forum 2008 with Dame Barbara Stocking (Director, Oxfam, Great Britain); Jeffrey Sachs (Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University); Rajendra Pachauri (Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change); Bert Koenders (Minister of Development Cooperation, Netherlands); and David Nabarro (UN System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza)

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Judith Rodin, President of Rockefeller Foundation
  • Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of World Conservation Union
  • Madeleen Helmer, Head of Red Crescent/Red Cross Climate Center
  • Dean Hirsch, President of World Vision International
  • Samuel Korbia, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches
Organized by Global Humanitarian Forum
Global Knowledge Partnership

Getting Into The Business of Social Innovation

GKP Forum 2008
30 May 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Getting Into The Business of Social Innovation

“Getting Into the Business of Social Innovation” enables young entrepreneurs, investors and development practitioners from around the world to learn from experts about social entrepreneurship and how the fusion of social innovation and business can catalyze sustainable socio-economic development for communities in developing countries.




Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Aida Opoku-Mensah, Director of ICT, Science & Technology Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Ethiopia)
  • Anwar Ali Mustafa Jumabhoy, Senior Vice President, Malaysia Venture Capital Management (Malaysia)
  • Brad Kane, Director of International Development & Strategic Initiatives, TechSoup Global (USA)
  • Christoph Roessner, Head of Project Development, Fundación ChasquiNet (Ecuador)
  • Sunit Shrestha, Director, Thai RuralNet Institute (Thailand)
Organized by Global Knowledge Partnership
UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change

A Conversation with Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
20 May 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Rajendra K. Pachauri

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Speaker: Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Organized by Global Knowledge Partnership
Global Alliance for ICT and Development

United Nations Global Forum on Access and Connectivity

19 May 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Getting Into The Business of Social Innovation

"United Nations Global Forum on Access and Connectivity" explores innovative approaches and viable financial models that can connect the unconnected in rural and remote areas with mobile and wireless communications.


Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Chairman and CEO of Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organization
  • Koesmarihati Sugondo, Committee Member, Indonesian Telecommunications Regulatory Body
  • Yuri Grin, Deputy Director, International Telecommunications Union
  • Peter Hellmonds, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Nokia Siemens Network
  • Sarbuland Khan, Executive Coordinator of the UN GAID
  • Paul Hengeveld, Public Sector-General Services Administration Director, Microsoft Corporation.
Organized by United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development
UNESCO

Transforming the World Through Entrepreneurs

UNESCO International Conference and Exhibition on Knowledge Parks
30-31 March 2008, Doha, Qatar

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“Transforming the World Through Entrepreneurs” makes the case for social entrepreneurs and social investing as effective means of achieving sustainable development. By comparing experiences from developed and emerging economies, it examines new ideas, strategies and ways in which philanthropists and investors can collaborate to nurture social entrepreneurs and innovations.

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Mike Perreau, Founder and Managing Director of Pi Management Ltd & Founding Board member of Transformational Business Network (UK)
  • Claynor Fernando Mazzarolo, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Capital Technology Park (Brazil)
  • Yousef Nusseir, Chief of Information and Communication Technology Division, UNESCWA (Lebanon)
  • Murari S Jagan, Consultant, Onca Consultants (India)
Organized by UNESCO and Global Knowledge Partnership
World Islamic Economic Forum

Closing the Poverty Gap - How Governments and the Private Sector Can Collaborate in Development

3rd World Islamic Economic Forum
27-29 May 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Poverty is a global challenge and requires innovative cross-sector partnerships to address effectively. “Closing the Poverty Gap” explores examples from Malaysia, Indonesia and Bangladesh on how governments, the private sector and other actors in development can collaborate to close the poverty gap.

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Muhyiddin Mohd Yasin, Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries (Malaysia)
  • Mari Pangestu, Minister of Trade (Indonesia)
  • Geeteara Safiya Choudhur, Minister Adviser to Ministry of Industries (Bangladesh)
  • Mohd. Yusof Noor, Chairman of FELDA (Malaysia)
Organized by World Islamic Economic Forum
Global Knowledge Partnership

ICT Innovations for Development

GKP International Forum on Cross Sector Partnerships
8-9 May 2006, Colombo Sri Lanka

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“ICT Innovations for Development” focuses on technological innovations that empower people in d eveloping countries, giving them access to information, communication channels and the means to support their livelihoods. It also explores the role of cross-sector partnerships and financing that sustain such innovations.

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Panelists:

  • Walter Fust, Director General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
  • Daan Boom, Principal Knowledge Management Specialist, Asian Development Bank
  • Sridhar Y. Ramaswamy, Director South Asia, Marketing, Intel Corporation
  • Ashok Khosla, Chairman, Development Alternatives
Organized by Global Knowledge Partnership
Global Knowledge Partnership

Dialogue with Development Gurus

GKP International Forum on Cross Sector Partnerships
8-9 May 2006, Colombo Sri Lanka

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Rinalia speaks with M.S. Swaminathan
Rinalia speaks with M.S. Swaminathan
A.T. Ariyaratne at the Dialogue
and A.T. Ariyaratne at the Dialogue

Rinalia Abdul Rahim interviews M.S.Swaminathan of India and A.T. Ariyaratne of Sri Lanka to draw their deep insights on poverty eradication and development.

M.S. Swaminathan is Founder and Chairman of the MS. Swaminathan Foundation. A scientist and advocate for sustainable development, Swaminathan has won numerous national and international awards and is known as the 'Father of the Indian Green Revolution'.

A.T. Ariyaratne is Founder and President of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement. He is a champion of peace and community development and has won numerous national and international peace awards.

Organized by Global Knowledge Partnership
Global Knowledge Partnership

Creating Prosperity Through Innovation

Young Asia Television
5 April 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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“Creating Prosperity Through Innovation” gathers representatives from government, business, civil society and academia to discuss cross-sectoral partnerships and opportunities in using information and communications technologies to support Sri Lanka's national development.

Moderator: Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Organized by Young Asia Television

Global and regional forum developed by our experts:

Emerging People, Emerging Markets, Emerging Technologies
Global Knowledge Conference 2007 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Global Knowledge Partnership Forum & Pavilion
World Summit on the Information Society 2005 - Tunis, Tunisia

Connecting People for a Better Life
ICT for Development Platform 2003 - Geneva, Switzerland

Building Knowledge Societies: Access, Empowerment, Governance
Global Knowledge Conference 2000 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Climate Change Adaptation, Education, Entrepreneurship, and Telecenters
Regional Forum Series 2008 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Kathmandu, Nepal | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation and Social Investing
Regional Forum Series 2008 - Middle East, Asia and North America | Doha, Qatar | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Montreal, Canada

Cross Sector Partnerships and Innovation
International Forum Series 2005 & 2006 - Colombo, Sri Lanka | Cairo, Egypt

Brokering Minds

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  • Learning on Internet & ICT Topics