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December 19, 2014

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security is a five-year project (2013-2018) supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of State to strengthen institutions and develop regional policies to advance ASEAN’s vision for political-security and social-cultural integration.

ASEAN seeks to promote equitable and sustainable human development in Southeast Asia through increasing good governance and regional security for its population of 600 million people.  The ASEAN Charter signed in 2008 is the guiding document to build an ASEAN Community that is peaceful, stable, and prosperous. Through technical staff at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, the project supports activities to strengthen ASEAN institutions in these three key areas:

PROMOTING POLITICAL AND SECURITY COOPERATION 

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.

November 12, 2014

USAID brings decades of experience integrating gender into programming, including metrics that have built the case for stronger development outcomes. USAID also has a track record of investing in women in the broadest sense, and a deep and diverse network among development partners, investors and social enterprises. USAID is uniquely positioned to lead the way in developing a joint roadmap to build the gender lens investing field through recognition of the numerous ecosystem partners, and ensuring the rigor of evidence connecting a gender lens investing approach to positive financial and social development returns.

November 12, 2014

USAID brings decades of experience integrating gender into programming, including metrics that have built the case for stronger development outcomes. USAID also has a track record of investing in women in the broadest sense, and a deep and diverse network among development partners, investors and social enterprises. USAID is uniquely positioned to lead the way in developing a joint roadmap to build the gender lens investing field through recognition of the numerous ecosystem partners, and ensuring the rigor of evidence connecting a gender lens investing approach to positive financial and social development returns.

November 12, 2014

Promoting gender equality and advancing the status of women and girls is vital to achieving all development objectives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia is committed to collaborating with a range of development partners to bridge gender inequity gaps in all programming, with a particular emphasis on the following priorities:

·      Advancing inclusive growth by strengthening women’s economic empowerment;

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