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ASEAN Cross-Sectoral and Cross-Pillar Meeting to Prevent and Counter the Rise of Radicalization

ASEAN Cross-Sectoral and Cross-Pillar Meeting to Develop the Work Plan of Action to Prevent and Counter the Rise of Radicalization and Violent Extremism 2018-2025 April 4-5, 2019 Bali, Indonesia April 4, 2019. The U.S. Government is supporting ASEAN’s efforts to prevent and counter radicalization and violent extremism by providing technical expertise to the Senior Official ...
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Launch of the ACWC Regional Guidelines and Procedures to Address the Needs of Victims of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Practitioners’ Workshop

Bangkok, Thailand — April 2-4, 2019 The U.S. Government continued its ongoing support to counter TIP in ASEAN by providing technical support and expertise to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) to draft the ACWC Regional Guidelines and Procedures to Address the Needs of Victims ...
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Fifth Annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women Launched, Focuses on the Circular Economy

Press Release Fifth Annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women Launched, Focuses on the Circular Economy JAKARTA, 4 April 2019 – Today, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with UL, launched the fifth annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women.  The 2019 ...
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ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) 2019

ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) 2019 Partnership Conference Bangkok, Thailand April 1 – 2, 2019 The U.S. Government, through the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT project, is providing complementary support to the ACWC along with the Government of Australia, Plan International, Thailand Institute of Justice, and the Asia ...
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32nd U.S.-ASEAN Dialogue

Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary W. Patrick Murphy co-chaired the 32nd U.S.-ASEAN Dialogue in Washington, D.C., on March 28, together with Deputy Foreign Minister Thongphane Savanphet of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The dialogue highlighted the broad range of U.S.-ASEAN cooperation across political, economic, and social pillars and highlighted the ...
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