Tag: In the News

20 youth heading to COP28 climate talks under S’pore govt initiative to groom sustainability leaders

40 youth climate advocates, aged 18-35, formed the inaugural cohort of a Climate Youth Development Programme launched in collaboration with the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, the National Climate Change Secretariat, and the National Youth Council, on July 2023. Through this programme, the youths were empowered with skills, networks, and resources to drive climate […]

More scope for youth volunteerism, says Tharman as he calls on them to ‘be impatient for change’

Guest-of-Honour President Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke at The Halogen Ball, a fundraising gala dinner organised by Halogen, in August 2023. In his speech, he addressed the need for more to be done as a society to encourage sustained and cause-driven volunteerism, urging youths to “be impatient to participate, to initiate, and to collaborate,” amidst an increasingly […]