Singapore, the Pacific Island States and Timor-Leste are small island states that share warm and friendly relations.
Singapore has been sharing our development experience and supporting the capacity-building efforts of the Pacific Island States and Timor-Leste through the Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP). To date, close to 6,000 officials from the Pacific Island States and Timor-Leste have participated in the SCP, in areas such as finance, civil service matters, economic development and civil aviation. Singapore has also provided technical assistance to the Pacific Island States and Timor-Leste in specific areas of interest, upon their request.
Singapore has supported the Pacific Island States in their efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including sharing our experience in managing the COVID-19 situation in Singapore and development of contact tracing apps.