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July 25, 2014
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, July 25, 2014 – Papua New Guinea’s forestry stakeholders met today on national-level forest-related policy and legislation. They want to improve land and forest management and facilitate implementation of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+). 
 
This meeting was coordinated by a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project called Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) and the UN-REDD Program in collaboration with the Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA), the Constitutional Law Reform Commission (CLRC), and the Papua New Guinea Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD). 
 
March 21, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Justice Under Rule of Law in Society project began in 2012 and works to strengthen the rule of law and access to justice in select locations in China.

Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking
March 17, 2014

Senior officials managing some of Asia’s most important national parks and sanctuaries were introduced to new counter-poaching technology during an intense wildlife enforcement training course that concluded yesterday in Thailand.

March 17, 2014

USAID/RDMA hosted a successful Informational Meeting on March 12, 2014 for those interested in pursuing a new funding opportunity for people-to-people reconciliation projects in Thailand’s Deep South. If you couldn't attend the meeting, you can view a summary of the meeting by reading the summary below and attached. More details about the solicitation can be found here: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251741  

Applications for Thailand must meet all the criteria outlined in the solicitation and be emailed to CMMAPSThailand@usaid.gov by March 28, 2014 at 5pm, Bangkok time. Submissions that are late or incomplete will not be considered.

March 14, 2014

In 2013, the U.S. Government launched the U.S.-Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Technical Assistance to Advance Regional Integration project to reinforce its belief that APEC is the premiere forum for advancing trade and investment policy in the Asia-Pacific region.

March 14, 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.

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Last updated: July 24, 2014

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