As the world celebrates the 20th anniversary of World Refugee Day, the founder of Advocates For Refugees – Singapore (AFR-SG) Mathilda Ho speaks to The IAS Gazette about her personal experience with refugees, AFR-SG, and what the general population can do to help refugees.
Despite the significant progress on the crackdown on corruption in the last decade, the Covid-19 pandemic has fuelled possible corrupt practices perpetrated by some governments. In an exclusive interview with The IAS Gazette, UNDP’s anti-corruption advisor, Dr Anga Timilsina, revealed an ‘implementation gap’.
Former Ambassador Of Chile To Singapore Talks Climate, Singapore, And How He Entered The Foreign Service
Is Chile still at the forefront of climate activism after the cancellation of COP25 in the country last year? Did Chile betray the environment by not signing the Escazú Agreement? As Singapore celebrates 40 years of diplomatic relations with Chile last year, former Ambassador of Chile to Singapore, James Sinclair Manley, not only tackles some of these questions with us, he also shares some of the best practices the two countries can contribute to one another.
This National Day, former Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Chiang Hai Ding speaks to us about why he chose to take up Singapore citizenship, his MP and ambassador days, and what he feels about the PreetiPls saga.