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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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ASEAN Secretariat – the Nerve Centre of ASEAN

From the ASEAN Secretariat’s Press Release JAKARTA – The ASEAN Secretariat and U.S. Mission to ASEAN (USASEAN) co-hosted a friendly gathering of the ASEAN Secretariat staff and Jakarta-based diplomatic community on March 10, 2011. The ASEAN Secretariat, according to ASEAN Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, was not only a venue to hold official meetings, but was ...
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U.S. Supports Laos Customs and National Single Window Efforts

VIENTIANE – More than 50 Lao government officials involved in trade and cargo clearance concluded a workshop today to implement a National Single Window (NSW). The NSW aims to streamline cargo transfer and enhance Laos’ trade efficiency by 2012. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored the workshop in partnership with the Association of ...
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