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Secretary Pompeo’s Participation in the 10th East Asia Summit Virtual Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 9, 2020   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo joined counterparts from 17 countries for the 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting this morning.  Secretary Pompeo highlighted U.S. support for principles of openness, inclusiveness, transparency, and respect for international law.  These principles are shared across ...
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Secretary Pompeo to Participate in Virtual U.S.-ASEAN, EAS, ARF, Mekong-U.S. Partnership Foreign Ministers Meetings September 9-11

Secretary Pompeo to Participate in Virtual U.S.-ASEAN, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Regional Forum, Mekong-U.S. Partnership Foreign Ministers Meetings September 9-11   PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 2, 2020   Secretary Pompeo looks forward to meeting with his ASEAN counterparts and Foreign Ministers from across the Indo-Pacific region September 9-11 in the ASEAN-related Ministerial Meetings. On September 9, ...
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Regional Inter-Sectoral Workshop on the Renewal of the ASEAN Roadmap for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour by 2025

Over 60 million children in Asia and the Pacific undertake work that is likely to harm their development and jeopardize their education. The United States (U.S.) Government – through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is supporting the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the ...
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Winner of ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020 Announced

JAKARTA, 31 August 2020 – The ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation (COSTI), the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Underwriters Laboratories, proudly announced Dr. Chan Yoke Fun from Malaysia as the winner of the ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women 2020 and Dr. Shefaly Shorey of Singapore as honorable ...
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U.S. Mission to ASEAN Hosts the 6th Women’s Leadership Academy for YSEALI

Jakarta, Indonesia – August 25, 2020   The U.S. Mission to ASEAN hosted the 6th Women’s Leadership Academy for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), with implementing partner Wedu, from August 10 to 24. Thirty-eight women leaders from civil society, government, and the private sector representing all ten ASEAN countries and Timor–Leste convened virtually for the workshop.  The Women’s Leadership Academy provided a platform for these leaders to participate in seminars and workshops that challenged them to ...
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