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14 June 2007

CIMB WUPID 2007 - Proudly Sponosred by CIMB Group

Dear all,
It gives us great pleasure to announce that we have CIMB GROUP, one of Malaysia premier banking group on board as the title sponsor for the inaugural World Universities Peace Invitational Debate. The event will from now onwards be known as CIMB WUPID 2007. In line with the Malaysia 50th anniversary celebration, the theme for the 2007 chapter of the CIMB WUPID will be INDEPENDENCE: Respect, Tolerance and Togetherness.

CIMB one of the fastest growing banking group in the region has pledge its support and commitment to the development of intellectual discourse among young leaders. The groups' Corporate and Social Responsibility include that of sponsorships and donations. CIMB has previously sponsored events which support causes such as the development of squash, development of performing arts as well as donations to NGOs which deals with childrens' causes. CIMB also makes donations to the development of university and college scholarship funds.

The organisers together with CIMB Group has one common goal in mind, we want to ensure WUPIDs' success and continuity as one of the most prestigious debating event in the world. the organiser and sponsors had ensured that top adjudicators and experienced debaters are flown in from every part of the world to ensure the high quality of the debate.

Below are the list of invited institution. If your institution is listed, please contact Yunus at his contact below. If your institution is not listed but you wish to attend the tournament and experience the socials please contact Yunus too. For further info, please visit

Rank Team Country
1 Sydney Australia
2 Oxford England
3 Cambridge England
4 Monash Australia
5 UC Dublin Ireland
6 UC Cork Ireland
7 Ateneo de Manila University Philippines
8 Yale US
9 TC Dublin Ireland
10 New South Wales (UNSW) Australia
11 Hart House Toronto Canada
12 Queensland Australia
13 Int. Islamic Uni Malaysia Malaysia
14 Melbourne Australia
15 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
16 Uni Teknologi MARA Malaysia
17 Hong Kong Uni Hong Kong
18 Bates College US
19 British Columbia, University of Canada
20 Alberta Canada
21 La Verne US
22 Australian National University Australia
23 National University of Singapore Singapore
24 International Christian University Japan
25 Queens Canada
26 Princeton US
27 Nanyang Singapore
28 Multimedia University Malaysia Malaysia
29 Singapore Management University Singapore
30 Durham England

Warm regards,

Dr Kamalan Jeevaratnam

Yunus -

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