Singapore, with nearly half the island covered in greenery now, seeks to transform itself from a ‘garden city’ into a ‘city in a garden’ in the next decade. This edition of Singapore Insights on 5 October let our friends learn more about the strategies and progress towards this vision. We arranged a dialogue with Ms Kalthom Latiff of the National Parks Board, which was followed by a guided walk through the HortPark.This was followed by a guided tour of 158 Cecil Street - winner of the Skyrise Greenery Awards in 2011, hosted by its lead architect Mr Kelvin Kan.
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.