Second Multi-stakeholder Consultation on the Training-of-Trainers Program to Address Disinformation and Promote Media Literacy

Jakarta, September 8th, 2021:  On International Literacy Day, the U.S. Government through the USAID-ASEAN Partnership for Regional Optimization in the Political Security and Socio-cultural Communities (PROSPECT) project reaffirmed its support in ASEAN’s Senior Officials’ Meeting on Education and Development (SOMED)  to develop a Training-of-Trainers (ToT) program for educators to counter disinformation and promote media literacy for regional youth.   Today, over 60 representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN-affiliated entities, ASEAN Sectoral Bodies—including from SOMED, ASEAN Senior Officials on Youth (SOMY), ASEAN Senior Officials …

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ASEAN Youth Social Journalism 2021 Winners Announced

August 31, 2021, aspired to become social journalists, 18 competitively selected youth from across Southeast Asia took part in the ASEAN Youth Social Journalism (AYSJ) Contest 2021, conducted virtually with support from the ASEAN Foundation, the Embassy of Ireland, and the U.S. Government in partnership with ASEAN’s Senior Officials Meeting on Youth.  Recognizing that youth have …

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Symposium on ASEAN Single Window – Targets Expanded Trade for More Inclusive Growth

Press Release JAKARTA, August 5, 2021 –– Today, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held the fifth symposium on the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) to plan for greater private sector engagement and facilitate timely, cross-border trade.  Held virtually and facilitated by the ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in …

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ASEAN National Finalists Compete in Science Prize for Women Competition

ASEAN National Finalists Compete in Science Prize for Women Competition JAKARTA, May 10, 2021 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation (COSTI), the U.S. government—through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—and Underwriters Laboratories are pleased to announce the national finalists for the Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for …

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Landmark ASEAN Study Sheds New Light on Women, Peace, and Security Stature in Southeast Asia

Jakarta, INDONESIA March 8, 2021 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launched the ASEAN Regional Study on Women, Peace and Security on March 8, International Women’s Day. The groundbreaking study presents evidence-based recommendations to support member states in enhancing women’s meaningful participation in peacebuilding and conflict prevention, resolution, and post-conflict processes, in line …

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Launch of the 2021 Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women Focusing on Clean Air and Clean Water

JAKARTA, January 15, 2021 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation (COSTI), the U.S. Government’s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Underwriters Laboratories, a non-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and application of scientific knowledge, launched the Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women 2021 call for applications …

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3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Advisory Group

3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Advisory Group October 21, 2020 Virtual Meeting October 21, 2020. The United States, through the U.S Agency of International Development (USAID), continues its commitment to promote and protect the rights of women in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. In collaboration with UN …

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ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Workshop Showcases ASEAN Scientists’ Contributions During COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Workshop Showcases ASEAN Scientists’ Contributions During COVID-19 Indonesia, 8 October 2020 – The ASEAN Foundation with support from the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation and the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the virtual 2019/20 ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Close …

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USAID and ASEAN Sign Inaugural Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

PRESS RELEASE  JAKARTA, 10 September 2020 – Today, USAID Principal Officer to ASEAN, Mr. Ryan Washburn and Secretary General of ASEAN, H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, signed the first ever Regional Development Cooperation Agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the ASEAN Secretariat on …

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Regional Inter-Sectoral Workshop on the Renewal of the ASEAN Roadmap for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour by 2025

Over 60 million children in Asia and the Pacific undertake work that is likely to harm their development and jeopardize their education. The United States (U.S.) Government – through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is supporting the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the …

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USAID and NI Collaborate to Enable Youth in Lower Mekong with Industry-Ready Engineering Skills and Tools

JAKARTA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a new partnership with U.S.-based corporation, National Instruments (NI), to provide hands-on training to aspiring young scientists and engineers in the Lower Mekong sub-region and to empower them with technical skills to help grow the region’s workforce. “The United States is committed to developing …

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