Persatuan Wadah Pencerdasan Umat Malaysia
جمعية تنوير الأمة بماليزيا
Society for The Enlightenment of The Ummah Malaysia
Member No: 94
The Date and Place of the Membership: 22 June 2007, Malaysia (4th Council)
The Date and Place of the Foundation : 09 November 2005, Kuala Lumpur
The Field of Activity: Education, Youth, Communication and Innovation, Scholarly Research and Analysis
President: Ahmad Azam Ab Rahman
Wadah is founded in 2005 as a response against the challenges faced by the society on the matter of comprehending Islam. The main aim of the WADAH is to increase the publics’ consiousness on their collective responsibility for the religion, state and nation. Accordingly, WADAH has carried out major efforts on strengthening family institutions, while proactively organized and involved in many discourses and dialogues on promoting Islamic principles as the ideal catalyst for nation-building.
Ahmad Azam Ab Rahman
He was born in 21 June 1960, he completed MA program in Stephen F. Austen State University, in the Texas State of the US. He is the president of Future Global Network, a network of NGOs in Kuala Lumpur, which aims the peaceful coexistence of humanity.
In 2003-2009, he played an active role in the International Movement for a Just World which based in Kuala Lumpur. He carried out the presidency of Berlin-based Transparency of International Malaysia between 2000 and 2004. Although he had been the president of an influential Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) between 1997 and 2005.
In August 2005, the Malaysian government was awarded him the Medal of Honor by the Malaysian Youth Council for his contributions to youth development.
Since 2005, he has been a founding member of the Union of NGOs of the Islamic World, and also serves as the Council Member and Deputy Secretary General in charge of Asia-Pacific.
He knows English in advanced level, Arabic in medium level. Ahmad Azam is married and has five children.
Mohd Halimi Abdul Hamid
No. 23A-2-2A, Jalan Pusat Bandar 2B, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan. Malaysia.
Telephone: +60 (3) 8920 2142