The United States and ASEAN: Expanding the Enduring Partnership

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  FACT SHEET November 3, 2019   The United States and ASEAN: Expanding the Enduring Partnership U.S. engagement with the ten member states of ASEAN has never been stronger.  The United States welcomed the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific, and its close complementarity with America’s …

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Release of the United States’ Report on the Implementation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 On the occasion of the 2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, the U.S. Department of State is pleased to release a progress report on the implementation of the U.S. whole-of-government strategy for the Indo-Pacific region. “A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Advancing a Shared Vision” …

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Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 The Indo Pacific Transparency Initiative was announced by Vice President Pence in November 2018 at the APEC CEO Summit in Papua New Guinea. The Transparency Initiative encompasses more than $600 million in programs that have been funded since the beginning of the Trump Administration. These programs promote civil society, rule …

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