COVID-19: Current Status in Malaysia

COVID-19: Current Status in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: On the 23rd of April 2020, Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced the third extension to the Movement Control Order (MCO) which will effective from 28th April 2020 to 12th May 2020. This decision was made after carefully going through data that is provided by the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH).

In the third phase of the Movement Control Order, we can see the number of new COVID-19 cases being controlled without a sudden increase.

As such, all Malaysians would need to adapt to the new normal in our daily lives as advised by the Ministry of Health. This includes:

  • Comply with the MCO
  • “Stay at home” except for those working in essential and permissible sectors, as well as for permissible urgent matters
  • Maintain high personal hygiene at all times by regularly washing hands with water and soap
  • Practice social distancing is at least 1 metre away from others

United Nations Association Malaysia Press Statement To Putrajaya

Kuala Lumpur, March 16 – A press statement from the United Nations Association Malaysia has been given to Putrajaya.

Acting President Tan Sri Razali said ” The immediate task of the new government must be focused on tackling several pressing issues facing the country, particularly the Covid-19 pandemic. “

Press statement from UNAM to Putrajaya
Covid-19 infographic on 17th March 2020

HAK YANG HILANG: A Human Rights Documentary

We have finally arrived here. Follow us through 3 chapters in our 20-min social documentary that highlight various issues which we should not allow to proliferate. Watch the stories, learn the facts. 

To find out more, check out our website dedicated to the causes at www.hakyanghilang.org

HAK YANG HILANG: A Human Rights Documentary

We have finally arrived here. Follow us through 3 chapters in our 20-min social documentary that highlight various issues which we should not allow to proliferate. Watch the stories, learn the facts. To find out more, check out our website dedicated to the causes at www.hakyanghilang.org

Posted by SUHAKAM (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) on Selasa, 12 Mac 2019

UNAM Governing Council Meeting (1/2020)

United Nations Association Malaysia (UNAM) had their UNAM Governing Council Meeting (1/2020) at the Royal Selangor Golf Club. It was a fruitful and interesting meeting. Some important issues have been raised and discussed during the meeting to bring the best out of UNAM and UNAM Youth. We’re looking forward to a productive and efficient year!

Executive Board for 2020 – 2021 Recruitment

We Are Recruiting! 

UNAM Youth is currently looking for individuals who are interested in joining us!

We welcome applicants for our Executive Board for 2020 – 2021. The following departments and positions are currently open for application:

Treasury (HOD & DA)
Communications (HOD & DA)
Knowledge Management (HOD & DA)
IT & Design (DA only)
Human Resources (DA only)
Model United Nations (MUN) Development (DA only)
Community Outreach & Collaborations (DA only)

*DA is Departmental Associate, HOD is Head of Department

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please fill in this form: https://forms.gle/RChJHRm8Hes56wBr9

The Job Descriptions include: 
https://docs.google.com/…/1dxysHw4wX9V4Rad7LDpakzOvfh…/edit…

If you have any queries, feel free to get in touch with me at this email address: rachelwty@unamyouth.com

*The deadline for applications are on 15 March 2020.

We look forward to your applications!

DIYC CONFERENCE 2020


As an NGO partner to the Diversity Inclusion and Youth Conference (DIYC) 
2020, we would like to extend a personal invitation to the event for 
this coming March. Here are a few good reasons for you to apply:

With the exception of transportation costs, it’s absolutely free!
Hone your MUN skills such as negotiation, policy writing, and public 
speaking at an event that draws heavily from MUN rules of procedure.
Learn from some of Malaysia’s best MUN Chairs, Leo Larkin, Aadithya 
Mohanakrishnan, Skyler Ng and Yit Xiang Wong.
DIYC 2020 in March will seek to combine all 4 draft resolutions into a 
Declaration on Diversity, Inclusion and Youth, using the UN General 
Assembly format.

This is a good opportunity for all of you to gain novel experience and 
knowledge as well network with like-minded people! What are you waiting 
for? The link for application is as below!

Apply Here: https://forms.gle/YT3tAukjXDEkmDVY9