24 November 2016

Deltares and NUS partner to address challenges in urban resilience

SeCURE: a joint initiative of NUS and Deltares

Motivated by the Sustainable Development Goals, NUSDeltares initiated the development of a Singapore Centre on Urban Resilience (SeCURE).

On 24 November 2016 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between NUS and Deltares, witnessed by H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, and Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. Since then, NUSDeltares has worked hard to shape a SeCURE research programme and inspire Government Agencies, private sector parties and NGO’s to take part.

Signing MoU by Prof. Sek Man Wong, NUS (front left) and Mr. Maarten Smits, Deltares (front right) in presence of H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (back middle) and H.E. Mr.  Masagos Zulkifli (back right), Singapore Minister for the Environment and Water Resources.