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Indonesia Works with ASEAN on Pandemic Response Planning

From the ASEAN Secretariat’s Press Release JAKARTA – To minimize disruption of daily business in the event of a major pandemic or disaster, the Indonesian government has formulated strategies to keep critical services running. At a workshop on business continuity planning held in Jakarta, government agencies identified their critical functions, resources and functional interdependencies. Held ...
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ASEAN-U.S. Talk Environmentally-Friendly Trade

From the ASEAN Secretariat’s Press Release SINGAPORE – Ways to tackle complex linkages between promoting trade and protecting the environment took spotlight at the first ASEAN-U.S. Trade and Environment Forum held Thursday (24/03/11) in Singapore. Attended by more than 70 participants from ASEAN and the U.S., the Forum acknowledges the importance of promoting international efforts ...
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Vietnam Identifies Institutional Improvements to Facilitate Trade

HANOI – Vietnamese and U.S. officials and representatives from the business community met today to outline priority legal reforms that would enable implementation of the Vietnam National Single Window for customs clearance. The meeting was supported by the U.S. Government in partnership with Vietnam Customs and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat. The ...
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HRRCA New Office

Jakarta – The Human Rights Resource Centre for ASEAN (HRRCA) has moved to its new office at the Depok Campus, University of Indonesia. The United States supported the HRRCA’s establishment in 2010 and will continue to support human rights research and training in 2011.        
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3rd U.S.-ASEAN Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting

JAKARTA – The 3rd U.S.-ASEAN Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) Meeting was held on March 16, 2011 at the ASEAN Secretariat. At the annual meeting, co-chaired by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun and attended by the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR), participants discussed preparations for the ASEAN Regional Forum Post Ministerial Conference in ...
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