Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Humanitarianism and Challenges to Humanitarian Action

Speaker: Dr Unni Karunakara, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University05 Oct 2016

Dr Unni Karunakara, a humanitarian worker and a public health professional for two decades, highlighted the challenges faced by humanitarian agencies in providing life-saving assistance to those affected by crises around the globe.

Perspectives on the Pacific Century

Perspectives on the Pacific Century

Speaker: The Honourable Kirk Wagar, United States Ambassador to Singapore03 Jan 2017
Democracy

Democracy

Speaker: Mr Tshering Tobgay, His Honorable Prime Minister of Bhutan29 Nov 2016
Geopolitics & Pakistan’s Position in the World

Geopolitics & Pakistan’s Position in the World

Speaker: Mr Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan18 Nov 2016
Driving Singapore’s War on Diabetes

Driving Singapore’s War on Diabetes

Speaker: Professor Paul Zimmet, Monash University’s Professor of Diabetes and Honorary President of the International Diabetes Foundation14 Nov 2016