WHO: BERSIH 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah
WHEN: 9 March 2014 (Sunday); 2pm-6.30pm.
WHERE: 15th Floor, Menara PKNS, Jalan Yong Shook Lin, PJ
WHAT: BERSIH 2.0 is launching a nation-wide citizen action project to empower voters to have an informed say on how their electoral boundaries should be drawn. The launch will be followed by a training workshop on how citizens can go about doing this.
WHY: To encourage voter participation in the upcoming redelineation to be carried out by the Election Commission, as provided for in the Federal Constitution.
HOW: A roadshow to major cities in the country, which has already started on 22 February in Johor Bahru, followed by the national launch in Petaling Jaya on 9 March, proceeding to Melaka on 16 March, Sg Petani on 29 March and George Town on 30 March.
|2.05-2.15pm||BERSIH / ENGAGE on Delineation||Dr. Wong Chin Huat, BERSIH 2.0 Senior Resource Head on Electoral Reform|
|2.15-2.30pm||The Constitutional Issues in Constituency Redelineation||Dato’ Ambiga Sreenevasan, ex-BERSIH co-chair|
|2.30-2.45pm||The DART Programme||Thomas Fann, ENGAGE Chairperson; BERSIH 2.0 South Peninsula Vice-Chair|
|2.45-3pm||Launch of DART National||Maria Chin Abdullah; BERSIH 2.0 Chairperson|
|3.15-3.30pm||Specific malapportionment and gerrymander issues in S’gor and KL||Dr. Wong Chin Huat|
|5.30-6.30pm||Presentations by breakout groups|
|Summary and Close|