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Trafficking in Persons and Forced Labour: Southeast Asian Scenario
In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated 30 July as the ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons (TIP)’. One key objective is to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking”. What is ...
Why It Won’t Displace Police Analysts Artificial Intelligence
Any concerns over Artificial Intelligence (AI) replacing law enforcement intelligence analysts are presently unfounded. Rather, AI and analysts would share a symbiotic working relationship.
The Digital Age of HADR: Harnessing Technology for Relief Operations
The advancement in technology has far reaching consequences for many sectors including Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief [HADR]. Satellite and mobile technology has brought about revolutionary changes in the ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Multilateral Negotiations on Agricultural Trade: State of Play
The World Agricultural Forum conference recently co-hosted by RSIS focused on three key themes – trade, food security and technology. Food security is a basic concern. Trade is an essential element in ensuring food supplies. ...
Israeli-Palestine Conflict : Compromise and Restraint Needed
Washington’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has refocused attention on the long-running dispute between the Israelis and the Palestinians, who see the eastern part of the city as the capital ...
The Politics of Legality and UN Resolution 2334
UN Resolution 2334 condemning Israeli settlements was passed by the Security Council only because the US did not exercise its usual veto. As expected, the resolution was strongly opposed by Israel, which threatened to cut ...
Trump and Modi: Seeking a Global Partnership?
The visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Washington DC provides an opportunity for the US and India to set aside some of the uncertainties that have set into the relationship. President Trump and Prime Minister Modi must ...
WTO Ministerial Conference : Staying Alive
The World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference opening in Buenos Aires on 10 December 2017 is not expected to yield significant positive results. It is taking place against a background of stalled negotiations, deepening ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Food Security and The “Terrorist Within Us”
During the recent World Agricultural Forum (WAF) 2017 Conference, jointly organised with RSIS in Singapore, the role of cross border trade on food security was examined. Another related but under-discussed topic, is food safety.
Singapore and Food Security
Food security can be enhanced by strategic initiatives. Land scarce countries can still do much for agriculture and farming with effective policy measures. Singapore has learned to address the multi-faceted challenges ...