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Ashok Mirpuri, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States

Join CPD for a conversation on current trends in public diplomacy in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region.

 

Singapore image via Wikimedia Commons

The latest issue of CPD Perspectives is an article by Alan Chong of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.

Image courtesy Singapore International Foundation

This July, join us for deep dive into PD in Asia and how Singapore is leading the charge.

CPD Director Jay Wang was a featured speaker at the 2019 GlobalThink Singapore's executive roundtable discussion on the future of public-private partnerships and beyond.

New forms of international relations, where knowledge diplomacy is a significant soft power tool, are being shaped. 

Over the last five decades, Singapore has built a strong reputation as a global business and tourism hub, recognized for its quality infrastructure, safety, stability, connectedness and accessibility. However, global competition to attract tourists and investments has intensified, and the media landscape has become more crowded and complex.

Singapore has shipped humanitarian aid to the Philippines as part of the understanding reached during Singapore Minister for Defense Ng Eng Hen's visit to Manila in July 2017. [...] Singapore has also offered to provide training for AFP troops, and a detachment of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to enhance the AFP's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in conflict-prone areas of the Philippines.

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