Europe in the New Asia: New Anxieties, New Constructs
1st & 2nd August 2019 • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Former Chairman and Chief Executive, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Tan Sri Mohamed Jawhar Hassan is a Senior Adviser at the Asia Europe Institute. He is highly respected in Malaysia and internationally as an analyst of international issues. Before becoming Deputy Chief Executive of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia in 1990 - and later Chairman and Chief Executive (until 2015) - he served in various senior positions in government. before joining ISIS Malaysia as Deputy Director-General in May 1990.
Tan Sri Jawhar has also been Chairman, the New Straits Times Press, and is Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR); Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS); and Fellow, Institute of Public Security of Malaysia (IPSOM), Ministry of Home Affairs. He is a Member of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non- Proliferation and Disarmament.
Tan Sri Jawhar is currently Malaysia's representative on the Expert and Eminent Person (EEP) to the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).
Tan Sri Jawhar's publications cover such areas as ASEAN's relations with the major powers, human security, trust building, global terrorism, countering corruption, the development of regional security organisations, and Malaysian political change.