Cultural Exchange
Cultural Exchange

Visit Programmes

We host policy makers and influencers from different countries on a regular basis to strengthen mutual understanding and people-to-people ties.

These visits are aimed at facilitating a discussion on our economic, foreign and security policies with Singapore leaders, while providing a better understanding of Singapore’s perspective on regional and global developments.

•    The Raffles Programme hosts Japanese leaders.

•    The Republic of Korea Director-General Visit Programme hosts South Korean senior officials.

•    The United States Congressional Staff Members Visit Programme hosts Congressional Staffers from different states.

•    Journalists from the United States, Europe, China, Indonesia and India have also joined us on visits to discuss Singapore’s policies in areas such as transportation, waste and water management, public service, sustainability and urban solutions. Concurrently, we explore local culture, diversity, creativity and humanitarian work.

We connect members of the global community with those in Singapore to facilitate an exchange of ideas that can lead to greater understanding, stronger people-to-people ties and inspire change.



6 March 2018
Joining Hands for Safer Pregnancies, Healthier Babies

Three-year Singapore-Tamil Nadu partnership comes to a fruitful close after having trained 1,000 healthcare professionals and benefiting 100,000 pregnant mothers across the southern Indian state.

28 February 2018
Going Together, Going Further

29 international participants reconvened for the Artists for a Better World Study Visit in Kuala Lumpur where they gained insights on how diverse stakeholders can further boost the impact of harnessing Arts for Good.

8 February 2018
Singapore and Vietnam Work Together to Boost Haemodialysis Care in North Vietnam

The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) partners with Hanoi Medical University (HMU) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for the first time to enhance standards in haemodialysis care for over 5,000 kidney patients in the region.

28 December 2017
Minister Yaacob Ibrahim’s Visit to Water for Life Project in Siem Reap

Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim visited the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Water for Life project in the Prasat Bakong district in Siem Reap on 30 November 2017. His visit, to see...

4 September 2017
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