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Who are we?

ThinkCentre.org is the internet portal of Think Centre, an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Singapore. First registered as a business (RCB) on 16 Jul 1999 and today as a society (under ROS) on 20 Oct 2001, the Centre aims to critically examine issues related to political development, democracy, rule of law, human rights and civil society. Think Centre's activities include research, publishing, organising events and networking.

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  • Facilitate communication within the civil society platform that will include individuals, non-governmental organisations and others with similar objectives
  • Cultivate awareness, appreciation and understanding of civil, socio-economic and political perspectives, realities and alternatives
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Executive Committee

Executive Committee 2003-2005

President - Sinapan Samydorai

  • Programme Director (1999-2001) Executive Director (2001) President (2001-)
  • Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC): Programme Co-ordinator (1990-2000)

Executive Secretary - Christopher Neo Ting Wei

  • Finance Director (1999-2001) Treasurer (2001-2003) Executive Secretary (2003-)
  • Singapore Democratic Party (SDP): Member (2002-)
  • National Solidarity Party (NSP): Assistant Treasurer (1994-1995) Treasurer (1995-2001) First Organising Secretary (2001-2002)
  • Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA): Treasurer (2001-2002)

Treasurer - C. Prathivmohan

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Our Track Record:


  • Politics 21 - From Student Politics to Real Politics: Youth, Politics & Civil Society
  • Politics 21 - Active Citizenship & Politics in Singapore: Exploring Political Expression & Action
  • Politics 21 - Non-Partisanship: Politics without Punishment
  • Politics 21 - Human Rights: Every Singaporean Matters
  • Forum - Political Society in Singapore (Gomez vs JBJ Debate)
  • Forum - Human Rights vs Human Security
  • Speakers' Corner opening launch - Speakers' Fest
  • Think Centre's First Birthday Bash
  • Speakers' Corner - International Human Rights Day (IHRD) 2000
  • Organisational Retreat 2000
  • Forum - Citizenship Education: You Have the Right!
  • Speakers' Corner - First Anniversary
  • IHRD 2001 Commemoration Forum - Free Your Mind & The Rest Will Follow
  • Organisational Retreat 2001


  • Self-censorship: Singapore's Shame
  • SHAME - Singapore's first internet political magazine
  • Young Vietnam: Doi Moi's Children
  • Internet Politics: Surveillance & Intimidation in Singapore


  • Youth Conference (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
  • Access to Information (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • Regional Ethics in Leadership Conference (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • MPH Speakers' Corner (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia)
  • Human Rights and Human Security in Southeast Asia (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • ASEAN and Campaigns to Ban Landmines (Bangkok, Thailand: 12-14 May 2002)

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