Noeleen Heyzer

Noeleen Heyzer is a member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation and Distinguished Fellow at Singapore Management University and the Rajaratnam School of International Studies. She was the first woman to head (2007-2014) the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, or Escap.
April 23, 2020 
SINGAPORE — Singapore now has the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Southeast Asia, at 11,178, as of April 23. The daily coronavirus infection rate reached a new high of 1,426 as I write. Just over a month ago, Singapore, with 5.7 million people living in the limited space of 720 square kilometers (278 square …
November 10, 2019 
At the 33d summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Singapore last year, the issue of Myanmar’s Rakhine/Rohingya crisis was high on the agenda. The chairman’s closing statement expressed the group’s readiness to support Myanmar in repatriating refugees by conducting a needs-assessment overview in Rakhine State. The Muslim Rohingya had fled ethnic …

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Master of Science in Humanitarian Studies at Fordham University

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