50th Anniversary

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.

How S'pore transformed itself in 50 years
6 AUG 2015
SIIA Chairman Simon Tay speaks to Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin on how this little red dot has become so successful.

Launch of "We Breathe What We Buy"
16 JUL 2015

WWF-Singapore, PM Haze and SIIA have launched a nationwide campaign on the haze and what consumers can do.

SG50: The past, the present and the future
5 AUG 2015

SIIA Chairman Simon Tay joins former US Ambassador to S'pore Frank Lavin discuss S'pore's journey and future on CNBC.

The 50 Year Future for Singapore
25 JUN 2015
In conjunction with SG50, the SIIA has launched our F50 Report on "The 50 Year Future for Singapore in Asia and the World".


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Featured Videos

In some ways, LKY is still here: SIIA Chairman Simon Tay
SWR 2015: Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan on fostering sustainability

SWR 2015: Keynote by Indonesian Deputy Minister Arief Yuwono
3 min with Dr. Cherian George on S'pore's changing politics and society