Sharon Seah

Ms Sharon Seah is Coordinator at the ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. Prior to joining the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Ms Seah was Associate Director of the NUS Centre for International Law. She has spent 14 years in the National Environment Agency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to entering academia, including a diplomatic posting to the Singapore Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand from 2003 to 2007. Ms Seah maintains an interest in climate change and environmental issues; multilateralism and ASEAN development. Ms Seah graduated with a Master in Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne in 2018.

Articles by Sharon Seah (5)

ASEAN Emergency Summit: In the Hot Seat

Sharon Seah

One can assess ASEAN’s recent emergency meeting in Jakarta in two ways. One scenario is cautiously optimistic; the other would be tantamount to pure fatalism.

The Coup in Myanmar: ASEAN Is Not Without Options

Sharon Seah

If ASEAN is serious about upholding the principles enshrined in the ASEAN Charter, there are ways to help guide Myanmar back toward the path of democratisation.

Residents are carried on a forklift truck to dry land through flood waters brought by heavy rain from Typhoon Vamco

Hit the Covid Reset Button for Climate’s Sake!

Sharon Seah

Climate change and pandemics are interlinked. So should be the government responses to these human security threats.

A Review of the ASEAN Charter: In the Fullness of Time

Sharon Seah

A long-running review of the ASEAN Charter may yet bear fruit – or it may not.

Climate Change: Let’s Not Waste a Good Crisis

Sharon Seah

The Covid-19 pandemic has knocked many countries sideways, but the crisis should not be wasted. As they emerge from lockdown, it is time for them to re-focus their energies and efforts on sustainable growth.