17th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting
Virtual Meeting I 16 December 2022
The 17th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting was held by virtual meeting (WEBEX) on 16th December 2022. Various agendas pertaining to the direction of APUCEN, along with its cooperation in community involvement at the international level, were discussed at the meeting.
The meeting was chaired by Professor Dato' Dr. Narimah Binti Samad, Exercising the Function of the Vice Chancellor, the 17th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting was attended by 19 delegates from 12 Education Institutions including Prof. Dato' Ir. Dr. Abdul Rahman Mohamed, the Chairperson of APUCEN@Malaysia. Among the other delegates present were representatives from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Thammasat University (Thailand), Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (Brunei), Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (Japan), San Pedro College (Philippines), Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (Indonesia), Chiang Mai University (Thailand), University of Suraya (Indonesia), Andalas University (Indonesia) and National University of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan).
Among the issues discussed was about the activities for year 2023 since many activities could not be done before this due to pandemic. One of the activities that will be done at the beginning of the year is 18th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting and Community Engagement International Conference that will be hosted by Universitas Surabaya, Indonesia at the end of May 2023. Besides that, follow up with some other activities such as 5th APUCEN SUMMIT & 12th Anniversary of APUCEN, APUCEN Annual General Meeting & Election of New Council Member (term 2023-2025). In addition, APUCEN also will continue with BRACE Project at Bangladesh which is coorperation with Bangladesh Agriculture University.
Before commencing of the meeting, the president took the opportunity to thank all Council members for the continuous support and hope there will be a stronger bonds between all members, can meet again thru face to face to continue the discussion, working towards similiar goals and making difference in the live of others trough community-engagement.