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PROF. DATO’ NOOR AZIAH BINTI MOHD AWAL

Professor Dato’ Noor Aziah is a Professor of law at Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She started her academic career in UKM as a tutor in 1985. She was appointed Deputy Vice Chanselor of Students and Alumni Affairs for four years (2014-2018); Principal of Kolej Dato Onn for ten years (2004-2014), Deputy Dean for two years (1994-1995) and Coordinator of Masters in Intellectual Property for five years (2005-2010).

She is currently the Director of Institute Islam Hadhari, UKM since 1st December 2018 and serves as Chairperson of Biro Kebajikan dan Tabung Pelajaran, Sukmanita UKM since year 2000. She is also a member of the Islamic Religious Council of Negeri Sembilan and was the first female to be appointed to such a post in Negeri Sembilan; the National Advisory and Consultative Council for Children since 2017; the Board of Directors for IKIM; the Editorial Board of Jurnal Kanun, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka; and the Disciplinary Panel for Bar Council Disciplinary Committee. In 2016 she was appointed as Malaysian Representative to the Asean Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Right of Women and Children for three years.

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A child, accompanied or unaccompanied, whether refugee or undocumented, migrant worker’s children, they are all children.

PROF. DATO’ NOOR AZIAH BINTI MOHD AWAL

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