With support from the U.S. Government through the ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security project, the ASEAN International Commission on Human Rights/Malaysia organized the 3rd Annual Youth Debate from September 22 to 23 Kuala Lumpur.
This week, 50 representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) across the Mekong region met in Myanmar to share successes and challenges in effectively involving local communities in environmental impact assessment processes.
BANGKOK, September 16, 2016 – A five-year, U.S.-sponsored program to combat wildlife trafficking in Asia has significantly increased law enforcement collaboration and public awareness while reducing endangered species sales in several hotspots, experts announced at a press conference in Bangkok yesterday.
On September 8, President Barack Obama announced a new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) initiative to help address wildlife trafficking in Asia by reducing demand and expanding international cooperation. The USAID Wildlife Asia project will also collaborate with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to enhance enforcement of wildlife laws.
Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and the government of the Philippines, through its Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), launched a partnership in support of the Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans).
Last updated: September 27, 2016