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  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

    Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

    Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, including U.S. educational and cultural exchanges, regional exchanges, and seed funding, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community. YSEALI focuses on critical topics identified by youth in the region: civic engagement, environment and natural resources management, and entrepreneurship and economic development.

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  • Why YSEALI?

    Why YSEALI?

    Approximately 65% of people in the ASEAN region are under the age of 35. YSEALI is an effort to harness the extraordinary potential of youth in the region to address critical challenges and expand opportunities.

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  • Who is YSEALI?

    Who is YSEALI?

    The YSEALI community consists of bright young leaders, 18–35 years old, from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam who are making a difference in their communities, countries, and the region.

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  • YSEALIPlanning SG

    YSEALIPlanning SG

    The YSEALI Urban Planning and Smart Growth Workshop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is funded through a cooperative agreement award from the Embassy of the United States in Singapore.

U.S. Embassy Singapore

  • We are representatives of the United States in Singapore working as a team to increase the security and prosperity of Americans at home and in Southeast Asia.

    Visit our website to find more about the U.S. Mission in Singapore, Programs and Events, or America in general.

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Workshop Organizer: SIP

  • Singapore Institute of Planners

    The Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP) is an organization of urban planners and allied professionals dedicated to the advancement of urban planning and development to create better communities and environments.

    Objectives of the Institute:

    • Promote urban and regional developments that are in the best interests of the community
    • Promote and foster continuing professional education in urban and regional planning and related fields
    • Raise the profiles of members by admitting only persons with appropriate qualifications and experience into the Institute and by ensuring high ethical standards
    • Secure the advancement of its members in the field of urban and regional planning

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