SDG Webinar - Malaysia’s Sustainable Development: The Decade for Action


On July 1st, 2020, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched the Sustainable Development Report 2020. While Malaysia recorded modest improvements in its ranking from 66th position in 2019 to 60th in 2020 out of 166 countries, its main challenges remain. This virtual event will convene thought leaders on the various aspects of Malaysia’s sustainable development journey who will offer insights on areas of opportunity, imperative action and challenges in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Invited Role Players Include:

  • Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah AO
    Founder and Chairman, Sunway Group; Chair, SDSN Malaysia

  • Dato' Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed
    Minister in the Prime Minister's Department for Economic Affairs Malaysia

  • Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam
    Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Studies, Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI); and Corporate Advisor, Sunway Group

  • Dr. Zunika Mohamed
    Deputy Director General (Macro), Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister's Department Malaysia and SDSN Malaysia Leadership Council Member

  • Lavanya Rama Iyer
    Head, Policy and Climate Change, WWF Malaysia

  • Prof. Dato' Dr. Mazlin bin Mokhtar
    Director, Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI) and SDSN Malaysia Leadership Council Member

  • Prof. Woo Wing Thye
    Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of California Davis; Vice President, SDSN Asia; and Director, Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development


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