The LKY School signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Tokyo
Tokyo, April 12, 2010 :
: The LKY School signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Tokyo.
The MoU was signed by the LKY School’s Dean, Professor Kishore Mahbubani and Mr Yoshihisa Ueda from the IDB’s Representative office in Asia, based in Tokyo. The MoU seeks to formalize a non-exclusive framework of cooperation to facilitate collaboration in the area of knowledge and capacity building of the Bank member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Established in 1959, IDB supports the process of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean and it is the main source of multilateral financing in the region. The IDB Group provides solutions to development challenges by partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations.
About the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is an autonomous, professional graduate school of the National University of Singapore. Its mission is to help educate and train the next generation of Asian policy makers and leaders, with the objective of raising the standards of governance throughout the region, improving the lives of its people and, in so doing, contribute to the transformation of Asia. For more details on the LKY School, please visit www.lkyspp.nus.edu.sg
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