Today, international experts in environmental research and policy gathered at a workshop that kicked off the new Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI), supported with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today publicly launched its Healthy Markets program – an initiative to encourage local private sector investment and foster growth of a commercial market important to in the HIV response in Vietnam.
Wildlife trafficking undermines security and funds criminal networks. It seriously challenges national development by undermining economic growth and corroding the rule of law. Reductions in biodiversity have longer term consequences for development.
More than one hundred women entrepreneurs from throughout Vietnam gathered today at the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Forum 2014, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to share successful business models and to discuss challenges and opportunities for women.
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is the first global comprehensive international instrument that protects and advances the rights of persons with disabilities, and it represents an important opportunity for Vietnam to express a united commitment to rights as it completes its first year as a member of the UN Human Rights Council. That opportunity was highlighted in the visits last spring by Senator Patrick Leahy and Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judy Heumann, who play important roles in our bilateral cooperation.
Last updated: November 20, 2014