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National Policy Dialogue on the Implementation of ACMW

November 12, 2019 The U.S. Government is supporting ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Committee for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ACMW) in upholding fundamental human rights of migrant workers through constructive, direct engagement with civil society. Today, over 35 representatives from civil society, the ASEAN Commission on the Protection ...
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Under Secretary Krach Advances Global Economic Security at Indo-Pacific Business Forum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 12, 2019   Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach made three major announcements in energy, infrastructure and digital initiatives at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) in Bangkok.  Together they represent advanced efforts in all three economic pillars of the Indo-Pacific Strategy to incorporate globally trusted ...
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Chairman’s Statement of the 7th ASEAN-United States Summit

Bangkok/Nonthaburi, 4 November 2019 The 7th ASEAN-United States (U.S.) Summit was held in Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand on 4 November 2019. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.), Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, and attended by Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States and their representatives as well as Ambassador ...
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2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Showcases High-Standard U.S. Investment

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 Over 1,000 business and government leaders from the United States and across the Indo-Pacific region gathered on November 4 in Bangkok for the Indo-Pacific Business Forum to promote the value of high-standard investment, transparency, rule of law, and private-sector-led economic development. The nearly 200 U.S. business executives in attendance represented ...
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Release of the United States’ Report on the Implementation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 On the occasion of the 2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, the U.S. Department of State is pleased to release a progress report on the implementation of the U.S. whole-of-government strategy for the Indo-Pacific region. “A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Advancing a Shared Vision” ...
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