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December 19, 2014

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Youth Volunteer Program (AYVP) is an ASEAN-initiated program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State. It promotes regional integration by enabling youth to participate in volunteer opportunities that build awareness about regional challenges.

Approximately 60 percent of the ASEAN population is under the age of 35. ASEAN has prioritized youth engagement under its Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint to encourage youth involvement and leadership in ways that contribute to personal development and benefit the ASEAN Community.

BUILDING SKILLS TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY

November 18, 2014

BANGKOK, November 18, 2014 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a new project to train hundreds of instructors and students to prepare youth for employment in the Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Remarks by USAID/RDMA Deputy Mission Director Carrie Thompson at the Regional Workshop on Women’s Participation in Local Governa
November 17, 2014

USAID recognizes the vibrant work of women leaders throughout the region. We know your exchanges over the next few days will offer many fruitful opportunities for you to learn and benefit from one another’s experiences. The theme of the workshop is exploring the way forward. Although the workshop will last only a few days, I hope that each of you will listen carefully, participate fully, and be inspired. Learn from your neighbors. Take back a new approach to make a meaningful change when you return home. 

USAID Recognizes Social Impact of Asian Mobile Financial Services Providers
November 17, 2014

At the recent Mondato Summit Asia in Singapore, three “Social Impact of the Year Award” finalists showcased their efforts to make a social impact on emerging Asia with their mobile financial services (MFS) products. The winner was selected from the three finalists by a panel of judges based on their presentations during the Summit. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commended the three finalists and awarded BPI Globe BanKO with the prize.

November 13, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training is a five-year project that enables teachers to better prepare youth for employment in the Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam though the use of innovative training approaches.

November 13, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training is a five-year project that enables teachers to better prepare youth for employment in the Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam though the use of innovative training approaches.

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