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April 22, 2014

HANOI, April 22, 2014 – With U.S. Government support, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) today launched a regional network to highlight the successes of women entrepreneurs contributing to economic development and help them address challenges they face in finance, networking and training.

“I highly appreciate the efforts of the ASEAN Committee on Women and the ASEAN Secretariat as well as the initiaves of Vietnam in the development of the ASEAN Women’s Entrepreneurship Network (AWEN),” said Madame Pham Thi Hai Chuyen, Vietnam’s Minister of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, H.E. Madame Pham Thi Hai Chuyen. Addressing the start of a two-day workshop in Hanoi, she said the Network with the members including the women entrepreneurs would contribute significantly to the promotion of the commercial and economic activities within the region and between ASEAN and other partners in order to promote gender equality, empowerment of women.

Seventh U.S.-Vietnam Advisory Committee Meeting (JAC) in Hanoi
September 24, 2012

Vietnamese and U.S. experts deepened their dialogue and commitment to explore feasible solutions to dealing with issues related Agent Orange/dioxin at a two-day meeting in Hanoi.

U.S. Ambassador David B. Shear addresses the Joint Advisory Committee.
September 20, 2012

HANOI -- Good morning. It is my great pleasure to help open the seventh annual meeting of the Joint Advisory Committee. I would like to thank Deputy Minister Tuyen for hosting this meeting in your new headquarters building. I would also like to recognize the international partners who have joined us this morning, including representatives from the United Nations, the Czech Republic, and New Zealand.

Your presence here exemplifies the multilateral partnership that is helping Vietnam respond to environmental and health challenges related to Agent Orange.

USAID/STAR Plus Workshop in support of national assemblies understanding of the Trans-Pacific partnership negotiations.
August 30, 2012

 
VINH PHUC, Vietnam -- USAID is pleased to sponsor this set of two workshops this week to give Vietnam National Assembly members and staff the chance to hear first-hand reports from Vietnam's trade negotiators on the progress of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, and to hear from experts in law, economics, and business as they share their insights on the challenges and opportunities that the TPP represents for Vietnam.

August 24, 2012

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a $2.4 million grant to Arizona State University (ASU) to support the expansion of the Higher Education Engineering Alliance Program (HEEAP) that leverages public and private sector funding to improve the quality of higher education in the country.

Dr. Dinh Xuan Thao, President of the National Assembly ILS, and USAID Director Francis Donovan.
August 23, 2012

 

It is a pleasure and a privilege to join you today at this workshop on the role of the National Assembly in Vietnam's budget decision-making and oversight. This workshop and other support we are providing to the Institute of Legislative Studies recognizes that the National Assembly Standing Committee, in 2008, established the ILS as the leading center of research, information and policy analysis for the National Assembly.

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