EU and Singapore: A shared vision to tackle global challenges

From forging trade links to working together on Covid-19 and climate change, the European Union's outgoing Singapore ambassador recalls highlights of her time here... and, of course, the food.

The pandemic has increased the urgency of tackling climate change.PHOTO: REUTERS

Barbara Plinkert for The Straits Times

It was around this time in 2017, as Singapore celebrated its 52nd birthday, that my family and I touched down at Changi Airport, starting my term as Ambassador of the European Union to Singapore. Now, four years later, the time has come for us to pack our bags, as is the course of diplomatic life.

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