ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute

Southeast Asia Climate Outlook 2022 Survey Report Launch

The ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute will virtually launch their Southeast Asia Climate Outlook 2022 Survey Report on 8 September 2022, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Singapore/GMT+8). The Southeast Asia Climate Outlook 2022 Survey Report is the third annual survey of climate change attitudes and perspectives of Southeast Asia. The...

In Conversation with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer

The ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a hybrid seminar featuring UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Dr. Noeleen Heyzer on 5 September 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Singapore/GMT+8). Since assuming her current duties in December 2021, Dr. Noeleen Heyzer has engaged stakeholders in Myanmar to understand the challenges...

Human Rights in Myanmar Before and After the 2021 Coup

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled Human Rights in Myanmar Before and After the 2021 Coup on 25 July 2022 from 10:00 am (Singapore/GMT+8) onwards. Even before Myanmar’s February 2021 coup, decades of authoritarian rule had not given Myanmar a stellar...

Special Discussion: An Update on ASEAN’s Efforts in Myanmar

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a special discussion on ASEAN's efforts in Myanmar on 21 July 2022 from 10:00 am (Singapore/GMT+8) onwards. The rapidly changing global geopolitical environment post-Ukraine and domestic challenges of recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic have distracted the region from...

US Indo-Pacific Strategy and Southeast Asia

ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar on the US Indo-Pacific Strategy and Southeast Asia this 8 July 2022 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am (Singapore/GMT+7). As the United States and its major allies and partners organize to compete against an increasingly assertive China and belligerent Russia, can Southeast Asia...
Protest and Digital Repression: Repercussions and Pushback in Myanmar and Thailand

Protest and Digital Repression: Repercussions and Pushback in Myanmar and Thailand

Recent protest movements in both Myanmar and Thailand have met with digital repression meant to deter or curb the movements’ activities and to undermine their support. In an era when on- and off-line mobilization frequently intersect, that repression has been instrumental in attempts to suppress pro-democracy activism. In Myanmar,...

Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery and the Future of APEC

The ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled 'Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery and the Future of APEC' on 10 June 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Singapore/GMT+8). This year, Asia-Pacific Economies (APEC) have begun the reopening of their region and transition towards a post-pandemic era. Thailand...

Polarized and Mobilized? Examining 2022 Electoral Campaigns in the Philippines

The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled 'Polarized and Mobilized? Examining 2022 Electoral Campaigns in the Philippines' on 20 April 2022, from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (Manila/ GMT+8). From the selection of campaign slogans to the formulation of policy agenda, elections serve as a two-way communication platform...

Call for Papers: Improving the Quality of Basic Education in Southeast Asia

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Asian Development Bank (ADB), and ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute are seeking original, unpublished applied economics research papers on education system development in Southeast Asia and the pursuit of quality basic education for ensuring student mastery of foundational literacy and numeracy. Selected papers...

Call for Papers: Cities and Climate Challenge in Southeast Asia Workshop and Compendium

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Yusof Ishak Institute is now accepting paper submissions for its upcoming workshop titled "Cities and Climate Challenge in Southeast Asia Workshop and Compendium." ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute would like to invite policymakers, scholars, and practitioners to write a 2,000-3,000 word article, which will...