A BILLION BRAINS Smarter Children, Healthier Economies was held in
Kuala Lumpur on 7 and 8 November 2016, hosted by the Government of

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The meeting was opened by Minister Dato' Sri Hajjah Rohani Abdul Karim. Presentations were made by leading Ministers and experts.

Government representatives from 28 countries met to discuss ways to support progress for children and to build a better and brighter future for the region. Observer delegations also attended from key regional and international organizations: the Asian Development Bank (ADB), ASEAN, the European Union, the Pacific Island Forum, SAARC, the World Bank and the United Nations.


The event will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

  • JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur