The Ungku Aziz Development Forum focus on thematic perspectives on inequality. The premise is that, inequality could be better understood by taking an inter-disciplinary approach. Towards this end:
- finding a shared meaning of inequality is essential
- different dimensions of inequality; economic inequality is central, but we also need to consider specific inequalities related to gender, class, ethnicity, regional and group vulnerabilities
- enhancing research capabilities to create a research ecosystem that also serve to support policy making and overcome policy challenges are crucial
This forum invites participant reflections and questions on inequality issues, and recommendations moving forward.