Press Conference: Asset Declaration Debacle in Malaysia (5 Nov, Monday)

The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) invites the representatives of the media to the following press conference, held in our offices: 

GIAT Press Conference on Asset Declaration Practice in Malaysia

Date: 5 November 2018 (Monday)
Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm
Venue: C4 Center, A-3-7, 8 Avenue, Jalan Sg Jernih 8/1,
Seksyen 8, Petaling Jaya, Selangor [Maps]

GIAT (Governance, Integrity, Accountability and Transparency) is a coalition of civil society organisations that consists of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center), Sinar Project, Transparency International Malaysia, The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (PROHAM), Friends of Kota Damansara and MyPJ. 

In light of the recent 1 November Asset Declaration portal debacle, GIAT makes a call for the government to be accountable and demonstrate its resolve to implement asset declaration according to global best practices as outlined in the GIAT-endorsed Pledge for a Public Asset Declaration Framework (PADF) as part of the GIAT Good Governance Agenda package.

Press statement: download here
Public Asset Declaration Framework: download here

Livestreamed Video: 

In The News: 

New Straits Times, "Giat to name and shame govt MPs who do not declare assets before Nov 14" [link]
The Malaysian Insight, "Pass law compelling MPs to declare assets, government told" [link]
Malaysiakini, "NGO gives MPs, ministers 2 weeks to declare full assets, not just incomes" [link]