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Past Events

The 36th Singapore Lecture

Date: 07 Nov 2015



ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute is pleased to announce the 36th Singapore Lecture which will be delivered by His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of People’s Republic of China. The Lecture will held under the distinguished Chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean. The title of the lecture is: "Forging A Strong Partnership to Enhance Prosperity of Asia".

The Singapore Lecture is one of the intellectual highlights of Singapore. It is designed to provide an opportunity for distinguished statesmen and leaders of thought and knowledge to reach a wider audience in Singapore. The presence of such eminent personalities will allow members of the civil service, business community, diplomatic corps, academic community and media, the opportunity to hear from leading world figures speak on topics of international and regional interest.

Recent speakers include Prime Minister Tony Abbot MP, Prime Minister of Australia, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah of Brunei Darussalam, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, Ms Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Dr Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Prime Minister Dr Jan Peter Balkenende of the Netherlands, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd MP of Australia, and Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.