Diplomacy Forum: International Relations Bernice Lim (10) Tan Hui Wen (19) Teo Xiao Ting (26) 304
What are international relations? <ul><li>Involves ties among many countries and groupings throughout the world. </li></ul...
Singapore’s Participation. <ul><li>United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Commonwealth of Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Aligned ...
United Nations. <ul><li>An international organization whose aims includes facilitating cooperation in international law, i...
Benefits. <ul><li>Allowed Singapore to gain recognition as a sovereign state. </li></ul><ul><li>Helped Singapore by sendin...
Commonwealth of Nations <ul><li>An intergovernmental organization of 54 independent member states, whereby all but 2 were ...
Non-Aligned Movement <ul><li>An organization of states that are not aligned formally with or against any considering thems...
How had international relations benefitted Singapore? <ul><li>Allowed Singapore to gain recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Deve...
Why is it more beneficial than the other forms of democracy? <ul><li>Bilateral relations -> only establish diplomatic rela...
Credits <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Singapore </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
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  1. 1. Diplomacy Forum: International Relations Bernice Lim (10) Tan Hui Wen (19) Teo Xiao Ting (26) 304
  2. 2. What are international relations? <ul><li>Involves ties among many countries and groupings throughout the world. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. the UN organization which represents all countries in the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Singapore’s Participation. <ul><li>United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Commonwealth of Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Aligned Movement </li></ul>
  4. 4. United Nations. <ul><li>An international organization whose aims includes facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace. </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore is the 117th UN member. </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore appointed non-permanent Security Council member for 2 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Participated in law of the SEA conference. </li></ul><ul><li>Involved in UN’s peace keeping efforts since 1989. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits. <ul><li>Allowed Singapore to gain recognition as a sovereign state. </li></ul><ul><li>Helped Singapore by sending experts to advise in economic and social developments. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Commonwealth of Nations <ul><li>An intergovernmental organization of 54 independent member states, whereby all but 2 were formerly part of British Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Member states co-operate within a framework of common values and goals outlined in the Singapore Declaration i.e. promoting human rights, free trade. </li></ul><ul><li>Acts as an international forum </li></ul><ul><li>Activities include the Commonwealth Games </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed a small country like Singapore to develop friendship with other countries and monitor world trends </li></ul>
  7. 7. Non-Aligned Movement <ul><li>An organization of states that are not aligned formally with or against any considering themselves not aligned formally with or against any major power block. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose is to ensure the national independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and security of non-aligned countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore was present at the Non-Aligned Coordinating Bureau Meeting in Durban. </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed Singapore to collect valuable information during discussions and contributed to her independence. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How had international relations benefitted Singapore? <ul><li>Allowed Singapore to gain recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Develop friendships with other countries worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed to her independence and development e.g. socially, economically </li></ul><ul><li>More exposure to current affairs and world trends </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why is it more beneficial than the other forms of democracy? <ul><li>Bilateral relations -> only establish diplomatic relations with another country, not a big platform to discuss issues and collect information </li></ul><ul><li>Regional relations -> only an association of countries in a region, does not allow country to establish relations with bigger countries/countries in different environments, limited ties, might not solve worldwide problems </li></ul>
  10. 10. Credits <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Singapore </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_of_Nations </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore_Declaration </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Aligned_Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Secondary Social Studies Textbook 3 </li></ul>

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