Frequently Asked Questions
How can I be involved?
You can attend the CLC’s regular lectures, featuring international experts and local pioneers to learn more about developing liveable and sustainable cities, as well as the challenges and opportunities to make our cities better. For more on the CLC Lectures Series, please visit here.
You can also join in the CLC’s conversations on Facebook.
What does the CLC do?
The CLC’s work spans four main areas:
Research – The CLC focuses on two key questions for research: (a) How Singapore has transformed itself into a highly liveable and sustainable city within the last five decades; and (b) How we can create knowledge and urban solutions for current and future challenges relevant to Singapore and other cities.
Capability Development - The CLC conducts practitioner-oriented training programmes that share Singapore’s experience in urban planning, development and governance in a high-density context, as well as best practices for creating liveable and sustainable cities.
Knowledge Platforms - The CLC cultivates thought leadership on liveable and sustainable cities through the World Cities Summit and various knowledge platforms and products.
Advisory Services – The CLC provides advisory services on urban and infrastructure planning, development and management to developing cities.
How did the CLC come about? When was the CLC set up?
Set up in 2008 by the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) hopes to provide urban leaders and practitioners with the knowledge and support needed to make our cities better. For more information, please visit here.
Is the CLC a Statutory Board?
The CLC is a division of the Ministry of National Development.