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Registration is Open for the Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2021

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 The United States government, in partnership with the Government of India, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the US-ASEAN Business Council, the U.S.-India Business Council, and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum, is pleased to announce registration is ...
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Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with ASEAN Economic Ministers

September 14, 2021 WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai virtually co-chaired the annual ASEAN Economic Ministers – U.S. Trade Representative Consultations yesterday with Dr. Amin Liew Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II, Brunei Darussalam.   Ambassador Tai underscored the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to strengthening the ...
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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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The U.S. Mission to ASEAN Highlights Strategies for Empowering Women to Lead in ASEAN’s Financial Sector

High-level women representatives from the Finance Ministries of Thailand and Indonesia and Southeast Asian women executives from regional and U.S. financial companies and think tanks, along with the CEO of the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurship Network (AWEN), discussed strategies for increasing the number of women leaders in ASEAN’s financial sector during a August 25 webinar. The ...
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