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ASEAN Explores Tools to Address Climate Change

From the ASEAN Secretariat’s Press Release JAKARTA – Over 50 ASEAN representatives and climate change experts gathered in Jakarta on January 18-19 to exchange ideas and best practices in addressing current and future impacts of climate change. During the two-day workshop, participants learnt from other’s current programs, including municipal building retrofits in Jakarta, the carbon neutral ...
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Joint Press Release: ASEAN and U.S. Promote Energy Efficiency for Everyday Appliances

Hanoi, December 15, 2010 – As homes in Southeast Asia become more dependent on electrical appliances and electronics, energy consumption increases. ASEAN’s per capita energy consumption is expected to double in the quarter century between 2005 and 2030, from 0.9 to 1.8 Tons of Oil Equivalent per person. In response, the U.S. Agency for International ...
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Sub-regional Dialogue with Private Sector in preparation for Fish for the People Conference

JAKARTA AND BANGKOK, NOVEMBER 24, 2010 – The Facility, in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat, and the South East Asia Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), organized and conducted two sub-regional public private sector dialogues, in Bali, Indonesia on November 9, and Bangkok, Thailand on November 11, as part of the preparatory works for the June 2011, ...
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Roundtable Meeting with the Representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

(Washington, DC) During their first trip to the United States, the ten AICHR representatives discussed the AICHR mandate, as well as its regional role and activities. A presentation given by Dr. David Cohen, director of the War Crimes Studies Center, discussed human rights education at the university-level in the United States. The last presentation which ...
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