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.
The Jakarta attack has had limited effects on the country’s economy so far, but Jokowi must counter the root causes of extremism, say SIIA's Nicholas Fang and Cheryl Tan.
SIIA Chairman Simon Tay, Aaron Choo and Shangari Kiruppalini discuss the ongoing tragedy of human trafficking and how this must be a priority for ASEAN.
What can smaller countries do in the face of global trends? SIIA Chairman Simon Tay considers the policy priorities for ASEAN in 2016.