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October 21, 2014
This report reviews the legal and social environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Mongolia. It is a product of the Mongolia National LGBT Community Dialogue held on 20–21 March 2014 in Ulaanbaatar as well as a desk review and interviews conducted by the report writers. The National Dialogue brought together a total of 140 participants including LGBT community members and activists, representatives of civil society organizations, human rights experts, UN agencies, the Government of Mongolia and development partners.
 
Slot Machine band performs at MTV EXIT Live in Udon Thani 2014 concert to raise awareness and combat human trafficking.
May 24, 2014

Over 7,000 young people from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries attended two “MTV EXIT Live in Udon Thani” concerts supported by USAID to learn about the dangers of human trafficking and modern day slavery. The concert lineup featured multi-platinum artists Bodyslam, ASEAN collective Project E.A.R., Slot Machine, Palmy and more, and was broadcast live-to-air on Thailand’s MCOT 360 HD, MTV Thailand and N Channel reaching as many as 500,000 people.

May 16, 2014

 Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people across Asia continue to face discrimination and violence because of their sexual orientation and gender identity, and are unable to access the same rights and services as other citizens of their countries.

May 16, 2014
 The six countries of the Coral Triangle Region – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste this week launched an innovative platform to highlight the role of women leaders in protecting and sustaining the world’s epicenter of marine biodiversity.
 
April 28, 2014

Senior officials of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC), the U.S. Embassy, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today formally launched the second “Lao PDR – U.S. International and ASEAN Integration Project” (LUNA II) that will promote investment to create more jobs and help implement the country’s trade and economic reforms.

April 25, 2014
Attached is a Statement of Work for a performance evaluation of “Project for Local Empowerment (PLE).” The PLE is implemented by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and its partners and is managed by the Office of Governance and Vulnerable Populations (GVP) at USAID/Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) in Bangkok, Thailand.
 

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