We have a long and distinguished history in Singapore, having maintained a full office and country program there for much of the Foundation’s 60-year history, and having made important contributions to leadership development, education, and Singapore’s regional relations in the crucial early years of the 1960s and 1970s following Singapore’s independence. Currently, the Foundation cooperates with leading Singapore institutions on a range of regional issues and programs. Working with the Technical Cooperation Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we support study tours and training for officials from other Asian countries to learn from Singapore’s development experience and technical expertise. Other recent programs include specialized training for emerging Asian leaders at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; placement of the Foundation’s Luce Scholars; a conference on Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia in cooperation with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University; and the ASEAN Conference on Legal Issues of Regional Importance.
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US-ASEAN Conference on Legal Issues
The Asia Foundation, the U.S. Department of State, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) convened a gathering of prominent scholars, government officials, and private sector actors for the “U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Legal Issues of Regional Importance” in Singapore in May 2017. Participants debated some of the most salient issues facing ASEAN in light of the broader geopolitics of Asia and the shifting interests of the U.S., China, Japan, India, and Australia, including cyber and maritime security, migration, trafficking, trade, the environment, women’s rights and opportunities. A full set of recommendations is forthcoming.
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