Signing Letter of Intention with GEMA

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia was held on Saturday, 6th of April 2019 from 9.00 am to 12.00pm at Hatten Hotel, the historical state of Malacca.

The AGM had featured the annual report from 2018 activities, signing Letter of Intention with GEMA and followed by the election of the new high committee members. All members were highly praised for the good works done in 2018, especially for the fruitful success in organizing 10th Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference at the Borneo Convention Center Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia from November 14-16, 2018.
The new appointed high committee members are anticipated to boost the Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia as a national non-governmental organization, a designated entity for addressing and promoting better air quality through their vast experience and consultation, expertise and capacity, sharing information and knowledge, research and publication, promotion of dialogue and support of better air quality and healthier liveable country.

Photos below are insight of the AGM event.

Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference 2018

Clean Air Asia together with the Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia (MyCAS), Malaysia’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Natural Resources and Environment Board of Sarawak are organizing the 10th Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia from November 12-16, 2018 with pre-events from November 12-13 and the main conference from November 14-16.

We’re in a race against time

Air pollution is now recognized as a global public health crisis, linked to 6.5 million premature deaths per year, with Asia bearing the brunt of the mortalities. Immediate transformative action and technological innovation is needed to hold global average temperature rise to below 2°C on pre-industrial levels, as stipulated in the Paris Agreement, and in order to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.