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Chargé d’Affaires Gwen Cardno’s Pre-Recorded Opening Remarks for AmCham Myanmar’s Virtual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognitio

Chargé d’Affaires Gwen Cardno’s Pre-Recorded Opening Remarks for AmCham Myanmar’s Virtual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognition Program  November 26, 2020 “Corporate social responsibility reflects America’s values. I am happy to see the American Chamber of Commerce provide steady support to sustained CSR efforts in Myanmar.” – Gwen Cardno, Chargé d’Affaires Good morning everyone and happy ...
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Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative

Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 14, 2020 Announced by Vice President Pence two years ago, the Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative includes more than $1 billion in programs that promote civil society, rule of law, and transparent and accountable governance across the region. The support of the United States for good governance is integral to ...
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United States and ASEAN: A Billion Futures Across the Indo-Pacific

United States and ASEAN: A Billion Futures Across the Indo-Pacific   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 13, 2020 Senior White House officials met with the leaders of the ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States to advance our strategic partnership during the 8th U.S.-ASEAN Summit held November 13 (November 14 in Southeast Asia). The officials ...
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U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP): Sharing Expertise Between Cities to Benefit the People of ASEAN

U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP): Sharing Expertise Between Cities to Benefit the People of ASEAN   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 13, 2020 The U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP) was launched by Vice President Pence at the 2018 U.S.-ASEAN Summit in Singapore.  The Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation; National Science Foundation; USAID; USTDA; and others have ...
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Joint Statement on Human Capital Development at the 8th ASEAN-U.S. Summit

Joint Statement on Human Capital Development at the 8th ASEAN-U.S. Summit November 13, 2020 We, the Heads of State/Government of Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States of America, met via videoconference, on 14 November 2020, under Viet Nam’s 2020 ASEAN Chairmanship, on the occasion of the 8th ...
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