In conjunction to the upcoming COP23 in Bonn, Germany, this training series aims to educate both the public and the MYD members about:

1. Malaysia’s stance on climate change issues at UNFCCC negotiations and how NDCs are determined by Malaysia
2. Conflict between international policies and Malaysian policies as well as the weaknesses in Malaysia’s climate change policies
3. How Malaysian stakeholders influence policies and the impact of climate change on our economic/ social/ environmental development.


Event: MYD 2017 Training Series #7- Understanding Malaysia’s Climate Change Policies and NDCs

Date: 24/10/17

Time: 6.30 p.m – 9:00 p.m.

Venue: The University of Nottingham Teaching Centre, Level 2, Chulan Tower, No 3 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MYD Training Details:

Trainer Profile:

Ms Lakshmi Lavanya Rama Iyer is a professional qualified lawyer that also has a Msc in Sustainability (Climate Change) in University of Leeds, UK.

Her experience include working with the Malaysian Government on a UNDP funded project to prepare Malaysia’s climate change report called the Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Besides that, she also works at the UN in Geneva and is currently practicing law in Malaysia, being WWF-MY’s representative in several working groups of the Third National Communication process.



#MYD Training Series – Training on UNFCCC negotiations and media work with various climate experts, government bodies and civil society leaders. Each sessions will run for min 2 hours and will be broadcast/record and available on YouTube for future reference. For more info about the TS, please click here: