Beverly Joeman

Secretariat Director, Jaringan Orang Asai SeMalaysia (JOAS)
Bev works as the Secretariat Director at JOAS, an organization that actively advocates for the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of Malaysia. Bev is involved in advocacy work through community capacity building programs and is responsible for preparing documents to be submitted for UPR, UNPFII and EMRIP. She also meets with foreign embassies to raise awareness of the plight of the Indigenous Peoples in Malaysia and promotes changes in the national policies pertaining to the Indigenous community. With the knowledge gained from DTP’s training program, she hopes to be able to more effectively represent the Indigenous peoples and lobby for their rights at the international level., Ms Joeman is the Secretariat Director at JOAS, an organisation advocating for Indigenous rights and sustainable development in Malaysia. Beverly oversees the operations of the JOAS secretariat office in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia. She manages the staff and volunteers, the financial and administrative operations of the offices, assisting the JOAS committees in achieving their goals and programmes.

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