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.

Perspectives on the Pacific Century

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

Ambassador Kirk Wagar shared his insightful perspectives on the implications of recent events on politics, trade and security in Southeast Asia.

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South Asia and the world

South Asia and the world

Speaker: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs03 Mar 2017
World Order in the Age of Trump

World Order in the Age of Trump

Speaker: Prof Amitav Acharya, Boeing Company Chair in International Relations, Schwarzman Scholars Program, Tsinghua University01 Feb 2017
Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Speaker: Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) & Second Minister for Defence, Singapore23 Jan 2017
The Challenges Ahead – Europe and the World

The Challenges Ahead – Europe and the World

Speaker: Mr Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine16 Jan 2017