Visits & Insights
Singapore Insights is a series of thematic study visits and dialogues that introduce the international community in Singapore to the heart of the city’s innovation and way of life, enhancing understanding between Singaporeans and world communities.
The study visits illuminate different aspects of Singapore culture, such as sustainable urban living, multiculturalism and social innovation.
You can learn more about the perspectives of the international community who have visited, worked or studied in Singapore in our publications Singapore: Insights from the Inside, which feature stories by friends of Singapore from around the world.
Singapore Insights: Without Culture, There is No Future for Cities (1 March 2017 | Singapore)
Singapore Insights: Social Innovation and Enterprise (24 August 2016 | Singapore)
Singapore Insights: Technology for Social Change (26 November 2015 | Singapore)
We run Visits & Insights programmes for policy leaders, decision-makers and opinion-multipliers to strengthen international understanding and inspire action for good. World communities are introduced to Singapore's policy innovations and way of life, to gain understanding of Singapore and increase opportunities for cross-cultural collaborations.
Growing and Enabling an Arts for Good Community
29 participants from around the world gathered in Singapore for a four-day programme to explore how the arts can shape an inclusive society for persons with disabilities.
Cross-Cultural Learnings for Greater Social Impact
Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2017 finalist teams share how international friendships forged during the programme exposed them to other social business cultures and in turn, helped them refine their business plans for success at Pitching for...
Words on Wheels (WoW) Launches in Yogyakarta to Promote Literacy and Foster Singapore-Indonesia Collaboration
The Singapore International Foundation (SIF), together with the Provincial Government Board of Library and Archives of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (BPAD DIY), will bring the signature reading programme to Yogyakarta doubling the number of...
Artists for a Better World: Singapore Study Visit
The Artists for a Better World (ABW) programme seeks to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of the arts and culture to create positive social change. This year’s inaugural edition brought together 29 participants...
Friends for a Better World
Through the lens of National Geographic, find out how our Citizen Ambassadors help to build a Better World.