International Conference on Cohesive Societies

The challenge is how we make the most of diversity

"Many Communities, One Shared Future" was the theme of the recently concluded International Conference on Cohesive Societies (ICCS). Last week, various speakers and over 1,000 delegates from 40 countries discussed ways to meet the challenges posed by extremism, exclusivism and polarisation that are stoking tensions and propagating divisions across the globe.

What has the ICCS achieved?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 27, 2019, with the headline 'The challenge is how we make the most of diversity'. Print Edition | Subscribe