As the SIIA celebrates its 50th anniversary, it aims to develop thinking and the sharing of perspectives about changes that will be key to considering Singapore’s potential roles and challenges in the next 50 years, in the context of Asia and the world.
In March 2012, the SIIA hosted a roundtable with Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme Administrator, which brought young activists, social entrepreneurs and academics together to talk about current issues affecting Singaporeans. As part of its new move to the Atrium, the SIIA hopes to continue to grow its strong links and partnerships with civil society organisations in Singapore.
Harsher penalties will give the proposed Transboundary Haze Pollution Bill more bite, said SIIA Deputy Director and Fellow Chua Chin Wei on Channel NewsAsia.
SIIA Chairman Simon Tay and Assistant Director Cheryl Tan warn that if the West doesn't deepen ties with Myanmar, others will step up.
The SIIA is organizing the 7th ASEAN and Asia Forum (AAF), “Power Play: The New Dynamic of Business and Investment”, on Friday, 1 Aug 2014.