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The United States Reaffirms our Enduring Relationship with ASEAN

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 22, 2019 On the 10th anniversary of the accession of the United States to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, the United States celebrates our flourishing strategic partnership with ASEAN. The close relationship between the United States and ASEAN has advanced on the foundation of ...
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2nd Regional Workshop on Developing ASEAN Guidelines for Detecting and Preventing Wildlife Trafficking

July 9, 2019, Bangkok. The U.S. Government continued its support through the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT project to regional efforts to counter illicit trafficking of wildlife. PROSPECT is providing technical expertise to help ASEAN develop a set of regional Guidelines for Detecting and Preventing Wildlife Trafficking in addition to providing an opportunity for relevant stakeholders to review, ...
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YSEALI Summit 2019

Phuket, Thailand, September 29 – October 3, 2019 The 2019 YSEALI Summit marks YSEALI’s sixth anniversary and will bring together 150 YSEALI alumni from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member nations and Timor-Leste. The summit’s theme is “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability” and the goal is to engage the participants on critical regional topics ...
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CDA Carouso Remarks at the July 4th Bi-Mission Event

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 7:30pm Greetings Minister Sri Mulyani and ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi, selamat datang and welcome. Ambassador Donovan, on behalf of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN, we’re pleased to join with you and the bilateral mission in this celebration of the 243rd anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence. And I’m ...
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The United States Welcomes the “ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific”

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 2, 2019   We welcome the issuance of the “ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific” by the ten leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on June 23, 2019. This is a major step in affirming ASEAN unity at an important time in the organization’s history. We ...
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