Speeches

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:15am

Mission Director Herbert Smith Remarks

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 9:30am

The United States government cares deeply about countering trafficking in persons because it affects not just individuals and their families, but also communities and entire countries, regardless of their location or level of economic development. We know from experience around the world that strong coordination among government, civil society, and the private sector is critical to stop human trafficking. The Royal Government of Cambodia shares our concern and the National Committee for Counter Trafficking has provided the leadership and coordination needed to make real progress against human trafficking.  

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 9:30am
  • សូមគោរព លោកជំទាវ ជូ ប៊ុនអេង រដ្ឋលេខាធិការក្រសួងមហាផ្ទៃ និងជា​អនុប្រធាន​អចិន្ត្រៃយ៍នៃគណៈកម្មការជាតិប្រយុទ្ធប្រឆាំងការជួញដូរមនុស្ស
  •  សូមគោរព លោកជំទាវ ស្រី គឹមឆយ អភិបាលរង ខេត្តកំពង់ចាម
  • សូមគោរព លោក Peter Williams តំណាងអង្គការ IJM
  • សូមគោរពសមាជិកទាំងអស់នៃគណៈកម្មការខេត្តប្រយុទ្ធប្រឆាំងការជួញដូរមនុស្ស
  • សូមគោរពភ្ញៀវកិត្តិយសជាទីមេត្រី!

 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00am

The United States Government continues to endorse the Department of Education’s commitment to advance the quality of education in the Philippines, so that every child has the best chance for success in life.

It is in this spirit of enduring friendship between the U.S. and the Philippines that the U.S government has committed over 1.9 billion Philippine pesos in education programs to the Philippines, through our flagship basic education project, Basa Pilipinas.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:00am

I believe the purpose of foreign assistance should be ending its need to exist.  Each of our programs should look forward to the day when we can end it.  And around the world we should measure our work by how far each investment moves us closer to that day.  Now, I'm under no illusions.  In some places, that day is quite a ways off.  But we could help our partners by prioritizing programs that show measurable impact, incentivize reform, diversify our partner base, foster local capacity-building, and mobilize their own domestic resources.  In the area of humanitarian assistance, we will always stand with people when disaster strikes or crisis emerges.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:00am

CE SAIN’s goal is to ‘transform agri-food systems through agricultural research, education and innovation.’  This transformation shifts food production from soil- and labor-intense methods that degrade the environment to those that actually enhance the environment. This is known as sustainable intensification. Sustainable intensification improves resource efficiency and productivity without harming our land or water. This goal and all of USAID’s agricultural activities align with and support the objectives laid out in the Agricultural Strategic Development Plan of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Fisheries. 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:00am

គោលដៅរបស់មជ្ឈមណ្ឌលឧត្តមភាពនៃប្រពលវប្បកម្មនិរន្តរភាព និងអាហារូបត្ថម្ភ គឺធ្វើការផ្លាស់ប្តូរប្រព័ន្ធម្ហូបអាហារកសិកម្មតាម​រយៈការ​ស្រាវជ្រាវ ការអប់រំ និងរបកគំហើញថ្មីក្នុងវិស័យកសិកម្ម។ ការផ្លាស់ប្តូរនេះ គឺប្រែ​ក្លាយ​ផលិត​កម្ម​ស្បៀង​អាហារ​ពីវិធីសាស្ត្រដែលពឹងផ្អែកលើដី និងកម្លាំងពលកម្មច្រើន ហើយ​ប៉ះ​ពាល់​ដល់បរិស្ថានទៅ​ជាវិធីសា​ស្ត្រ​ដែល​ជួយ​លើកកម្ពស់បរិស្ថានវិញម្តង។ 

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am

Human trafficking is a global human rights challenge. It preys upon the vulnerable, breaks down the rule of law, and corrupts global commerce. No challenge may be greater than the transnational crime of human trafficking that impacts millions of people worldwide each year - including people from Cambodia. The United States government cares deeply about countering trafficking in persons because it affects not just individuals and their families, but also communities and entire countries, regardless of where they are or what their level of economic development. Experience shows us that strong global coordination among government, civil society, and the private sector is critical to stop human trafficking. The Royal Government of Cambodia shares our concern and the National Committee for Counter Trafficking has provided the leadership and coordination needed to make real progress against human trafficking.  

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 1:15am

The role of micro, small and medium enterprises is pivotal in achieving inclusive growth in the Philippines, in the ASEAN region, and in the world. Sharing this conviction, USAID has assisted many countries around the world to improve the enabling environment for MSMEs and strengthen their role in their respective economies.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:30am

Today, USAID efforts in India mark a shift from the traditional donor-recipient relationship to a strategic partnership of equals.  USAID’s partnership with India has continued to evolve with the changing priorities and challenges faced by our two nations. These include improving the health of vulnerable populations in India and accelerating India’s transition to an environment-friendly country.

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