To provide opportunities for greater information
exchange and discussion about contemporary regional
and international issues, and on Malaysian foreign
policy and relations with the international community.
To undertake research on selected critical
socio-economic issues and contemporary regional
international problems and challenges that impact on
the peace, stability and security of the nation, the
region and the world.
To provide timely and relevant information and to
disseminate the knowledge gained of contemporary
regional and international affairs to the University
community and through media and the internet to the
wider Malaysian society.