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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel at the launch of the Human Rights Resource Center for ASEAN

His Excellency Patralis Akbar, Minister for Law and Human Rights; esteemed members of the Human Rights Resource Center for ASEAN Governing Board; esteemed representative Houmayoun Alizadeh; Professor Gumilar Somantri, Rector, University of Indonesia; and Ambassadors Clugston and Walker. It is a great pleasure to be with you all today to celebrate the launch of the ...
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ASEAN Night

On Friday, October 15, ASEAN Secretariat staff and members of the diplomatic community gathered to celebrate ASEAN’s achievements in the past year.  Amidst tense budget deliberations for the year ahead, the ASEAN Committee of Permanent Representatives and their staff enjoyed a brief respite.  The ASEC Band, led by ASEAN Deputy  Secretary General for Community and ...
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New Funding Jumpstarts HRRCA Activities

Jakarta, October 7 – The Human Rights Resource Centre for ASEAN (HRRCA) has received new funding commitments from the United States Government, and the MacArthur Foundation, which will be used to carry out the HRRCA’s mission to provide research, education, and training on human rights issues in the ASEAN region. The US Government-sponsored ASEAN-US Technical ...
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Joint Statement of the 2nd U.S.-ASEAN Leaders Meeting, New York, NY

We, the heads of State/Government of Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...
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Remarks By President Obama and President Triet Of Vietnam at Opening Of U.S.-ASEAN Leaders Meeting

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 24, 2010 Waldorf Astoria Hotel New York, New York 1:08 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, good afternoon, everyone.  To all the leaders who are here as well as the delegations, welcome.  I want to thank my fellow leaders for being here and for ...
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