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3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Advisory Group

3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Advisory Group October 21, 2020 Virtual Meeting October 21, 2020. The United States, through the U.S Agency of International Development (USAID), continues its commitment to promote and protect the rights of women in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. In collaboration with UN ...
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Joint Press Statement of the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 15, 2020   The following is the text of a joint press statement by the Government of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Begin text: International donor conference for urgent humanitarian support for Rohingya refugees US, UK, EU, and ...
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ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Workshop Showcases ASEAN Scientists’ Contributions During COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Workshop Showcases ASEAN Scientists’ Contributions During COVID-19 Indonesia, 8 October 2020 – The ASEAN Foundation with support from the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation and the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the virtual 2019/20 ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship Close ...
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Mekong-U.S. Partnership Joint Ministerial Statement

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam on the occasion of the First Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting on September 11, 2020. Begin Text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Mekong ...
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The Mekong-U.S. Partnership: The Mekong Region Deserves Good Partners

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 The launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership reflects the importance of the Mekong region to the United States.  Our relationship with Mekong partner countries is an integral part of our Indo-Pacific vision and our strategic partnership with ASEAN.  With more than $150 million in initial investments in regional programs, we will ...
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