MDBC Malaysia breakfast dialogue: Center to Combat Corruption & Cronyism


The Malaysian Danish Business Council in collaboration with the Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur on 7 October held a breakfast dialogue with Executive Director Cynthia Gabriel, Center to Combat Corruption & Cronyism (C4), drawing a full house at the Danish Ambassador’s residence.

The guests were given a tour de force on the topic by Cynthia Gabriel who gave her perspectives on the challenges Malaysia faces to comply with the UNCAC and the challenges on reducing corruption and cronyism in Malaysia.


The guest speaker spoke, among other issues, on the importance of more ‪‎transparency in political governance in Malaysia as a key for combating corruption and improving accountability. Nobody was left in doubt that moving towards a truly accountable system of governance in Malaysia is going to be a long and hard endeavour.

Spending most of her professional life advancing and promoting human rights, good governance and democratic freedoms, Cynthia Gabriel has devoted her life to shaping leading human rights advancements in Malaysia and across the globe.

The non-partisan, non-profit entity C4 has as its mission to promote open government policies and to monitor compliance of the UNCAC and other obligations to fight corruption. C4 in addition, also strives to strengthen citizen participation to combat corruption both in urban and rural areas.

For more information on the Center to Combat Corruption & Cronyism, visit

Source: Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur


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