20th FEALAC Journalists' Visit Programme

SIngapore, Singapore
Date :
Sep. 01, 2019 ~ Sep. 06, 2019
Expiration Date :
Sep. 06, 2019

Project Category

etc, National Project

Project Purpose & Description

The FEALAC Journalists' Visit Programme (JVP) is an annual event organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore) which brings journalists from Latin America to Singapore to facilitate people to people understanding and enhance cross-cultural exchange.

Activity Description & Outcome

Participants in this year's JVP visited sites including: the Singapore City Gallery, Singapore's Housing Development Board (HDB), the Singapore Botanic Gardens (a UNESCO heritage site) and a local newsroom. In addition, participants also had interactions with Deputy Secretary (Information and Communications), Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry Mr Chee Hong Tat and Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.


Participants Table
Member Countries Brazil, Chile, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Mexico,
Organizations National news outlets: Epoca Negocios (Sao Paolo, Brazil), El Mercurio (Chile), Cuban News Agency (Cuba), ZDigital (Dominican Republic), Agenda Politica and Radio Programas del Peru (Peru), Air Libre (Mexico)

Project Contact Point

Project Contact Point Table
Name Natasha Sim
Position Country Officer (Americas)
Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore)
E-mail natasha_sim@mfa.gov.sg
Telephone +65 63798232
Fax +65 64795377