SIGNIS ASIA ASSEMBLY 2012

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SIGNIS ASIA ASSEMBLY 2012

Theme : “Promoting Media for a Culture of Peace:

Engaging the Creativity Of THENEW GENERATION”

Sub-Them: “Visibility for The Vulnerable”

DATE :

September 30th – October 6th, 2012 (Arrival: Sunday 30th September; Departure: Saturday 6th October) Program begins 7am on 1st October and ends at 7pm on 5th Oct.

VENUE:

SHAH’S VILLAGE HOTEL 3&5, Lorong Sultan, 46200 Petaling Jaya Selangor, MALAYSIA

Tel. No: +603 7956 9322
Fax No: +603 7955 7715
http://www.shahsresorts.com

Board and Lodging:
Single occupancy USD 75.00 per person/per day
Shared/Double occupancy USD 50.00 per person/per day
Please Register on or before 15 september 2012 to ensure accommodation!

REGISTRATION: USD 50 per person
SPECIAL FULL DAY FREE TOUR TO HISTORICAL MALACCA ON FRIDAY 5th OCTOBER.
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Please use attached registration form

SUB-THEME SYNOPSIS
Media for a Culture of Peace Sub-theme: Visibility for the Vulnerable

The vulnerable communities in the Asian context include migrant workers, victims of human trafficking and children.

These communities face several critical problems and obstacles that severely restrict their capacity to be fully integrated persons.

In most cases, their struggles require interventions by governments and civil society organisations.

Parallel to such interventions, social communicators have a critical role to enable these vulnerable communities to reclaim their dignity and live more peaceful and productive lives.

Vulnerable communities need that vital visibility so that their plight will be understood, addressed and resolved.

Visibility includes highlighting – to the general public and to specific authorities – their struggles and challenges, enabling their voice to be heard where it matters, conducting inclusive programs in which their involvement and participation is valued, and initiating and maintaining structures for their integral development.

In the context of the theme, social communicators have a mandate and responsibility to bring about genuine unity and authentic development of these vulnerable communities – a step closer to realising a Culture of Peace through social communications.

VISA Requirements
Please write letter of request to Majella SIgnis Malaysia secretar at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Include your name as written on the passport, nationality, date of birth.

passport number, place issued and date of expiry.
Nationals of these countries do not require visas to enter Malaysia for all purpose of visits: Leichtenstein, Netherlands, Switzerland, St Marino, Singapore, Brunei.
Nationals of these countries do not require visas to enter Malaysia for the purpose of social visits of not more than three (3) months: Japan, South Korea.

Nationals of these countries do not require visas to enter Malaysia for the purpose of social visits of not more than one (1) month: Hong Kong (SAR), Macau (SAR), Vietnam, and all ASEAN countries except Myanmar.

Nationals of these countries require visas for any purpose of visit: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Myanmar, Nepal.

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Direct contact : Joe Fernando +6016-6048790
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