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Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 The Indo Pacific Transparency Initiative was announced by Vice President Pence in November 2018 at the APEC CEO Summit in Papua New Guinea. The Transparency Initiative encompasses more than $600 million in programs that have been funded since the beginning of the Trump Administration. These programs promote civil society, rule ...
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The United States and ASEAN: Expanding the Enduring Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 U.S. engagement with the ten member states of ASEAN has never been stronger.  The United States welcomed ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Outlook, and its close complementarity with America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, as well as the regional approaches of our allies and partners.  The United States aims to uphold sovereignty, transparency, good governance, ASEAN centrality, ...
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Program Highlight: Regional Finals of the ASEAN Impact Challenge

Bangkok, Thailand. October 31 – November 3, 2019 – The United States Government, through the ASEAN-USAID Partnership for Regional Optimization within the Political-Security and Socio-Cultural Communities (PROSPECT) project, continues to strengthen innovative entrepreneurship by providing an opportunity for young start-up innovators, or “Start Impact Innovators,” from all 10 ASEAN Member States, to tap into business expertise ...
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President Trump Announces the United States Government Mission to the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and East Asia Summit

President Trump Announces the United States Government Mission to the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and East Asia Summit   Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the United States participation in the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, the Kingdom of Thailand, from November 3 to 4, 2019. The President has named Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert C. O’Brien as his Special ...
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Official Launch of the Remapping & Analysis of Human Rights & Peace Education in ASEAN

Official Launch of the Remapping & Analysis of Human Rights & Peace Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia and Regional Workshop on Converging for Human Rights and Peace Education: Addressing Gridlocks & Maximizing Prospect in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia October 17-18, 2019 Jakarta, Indonesia The U.S. Government, through the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT project, is supporting the ASEAN University ...
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