Join us for an insightful afternoon at the Tripartite Collective Dialogue

"Remembering LKY - 

Shaping Tripartism through Fire and Water"


Post-Event Highlights

The event comprises:

  • A commemorative video which delves into Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s involvement with the union and workers disputes in the 1950s, highlights the close working relationship of Mr Lee and the tripartite partners since the formative years, and demonstrates how Mr Lee developed one of the world’s most successful tripartite systems in Singapore. The video features interviews with key leaders on Mr Lee’s legacy and lasting impact on unions and employers till today.
  • Panel discussions with eminent past tripartite leaders who will share their personal stories about their interactions with Mr Lee, and how he has helped shape their views on protecting the interests of the workers, tackling labour-management relations and setting the vision for a better future for Singapore. 

Event programme


Commemorative video


Opening remarks
by Dr Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Trade & Industry


Presentation of painting
by Minister for Manpower, NTUC Secretary-General, NTUC President and SNEF Vice-President to TAL Chairman


Panel discussion and Q&AShaping of industrial harmony through tripartism – Lessons from Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Moderated by Ms Mary Liew, NTUC President

  1. Mr Lim Boon Heng, former NTUC SG and former Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
  2. Mr Lim Swee Say, former NTUC SG and former Minister for Manpower
  3. Mr Stephen Lee, TAL Chairman and former SNEF President


Closing remarks
by Minister of State for Manpower


End of programme

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