State Magazine Mekong Connections Article

State Magazine highlighted Mekong Connections in their April edition. Mekong Connections, a three-year program funded by the U.S. Department of State under the Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP), concluded in September 2023. The program promoted good governance and transparency in public policy in the sub-region with grants to 12 local organizations for community-based projects. The grants provided…

Mekong-U.S. Partnership at Work: January-March 2024

To view the infographic, click here. The Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP) had a great start to the new year! WE Inspire kicked-off its program in Viet Nam, and the Mekong One Health Innovation Program (MOHIP) hosted its 11th webinar on Innovations and Low-Cost Technologies for One Health Monitoring and Surveillance. The U.S. Department of Transportation facilitated…

Upcoming Mekong One Health Innovation Program (MOHIP) Webinars

Michigan State University is organizing three upcoming MOHIP webinars on Biodiversity and One Health, The Importance of the One Health Approach for Understanding Infectious Diseases: An Example of a Neglected Tropical Disease, and Land Use, Climate Change, and Human Health: A One Health Approach. Please register using the QR in the flyer here.

Mekong-U.S. Partnership at Work: October-December 2023

To view the infographic, click here. The #MekongUSPartnership (MUSP) did a lot last fall!  The Mekong One Health Innovation Program (MOHIP) hosted two webinars on health security issues and funded three research projects – one each in Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam – on health concerns for humans from animal and environmental exposures.  WE Inspire…

Mekong Connections

To view the infographic, click here. Mekong Connections, a three-year program funded by the U.S. Department of State under the Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP), concluded in September 2023. During the three-year run, Mekong Connections focused on governance and transparency in public decision making, along with providing financial and capacity-building resources to civil society organizations in the…

U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership Programming in the Mekong Sub-Region

To view the infographic, click here. U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP) is a Department of State initiative that promotes sustainable, resilient, and inclusive solutions to improve quality of life in Southeast Asian cities. Since 2018, USASCP has committed over $10 million to more than 20 projects to strengthen cities' capacities to improve critical urban services.…

Under Secretary Allen Opens the U.S.-ASEAN Center in Washington, D.C.

ASU Chief Operating Officer, Chris Howard, Indonesian Charge d'Affairres, Ida Bagus Made Bimantara, and Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Liz Allen cutting the ribbon at the U.S.-ASEAN Center Opening Ceremony. "We know that in the modern world, foreign policy is about relationships. And as some of you know, I'm fond of saying…

Mekong-U.S. Partnership At Work: July-September 2023

Mekong-U.S.-Partnership-at-Work-July-September-2023Download The Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP) held a wide range of engaging activities across the Mekong sub-region July-September. Key events include the launch of MUSP's WE Inspire program in Cambodia through a series of informational Road Shows in the Battambang Province. Over 80 women signed up for the WE Inspire Program in Cambodia and will receive…

Mekong-U.S. Partnership At Work: May-June 2023

MUSP-May-June-Infographic-Final-Draft-4Download The Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP) has held a wide range of engaging activities across the Mekong sub-region in May and June.   Key events include the Mekong Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs (WE Inspire) Healthcare Workshop, which trained 121 women on self-screening for breast cancer awareness, women’s rights, gender-based violence, and health insurance registration for migrants and stateless…

Deputy Assistant Secretary Dr. Jung H. Pak Remarks at the Mekong-U.S. Partnership Track 1.5 Policy Dialogue Report Launch on Mekong Connectivity

Tuesday, June 14, 2022  Thank you to the Stimson Center for having me here today. Thank you as well for all the excellent work that Stimson does in Southeast Asia. The Mekong-U.S. Partnership Track 1.5 dialogues and the Mekong Dam Monitor are just two examples of the groundbreaking work of the Stimson team.    I’m…

What We Do at the Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership

To mark World Water Day last year, March 22, 2022, our team in Bangkok produced a video introducing the work of the Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership. To date, there have been more than 3,500 views of the video. Enjoy this look back at the reasons why we do what we do! https://www.youtube.com/embed/j0dIGw03LRI?feature=oembed

Mekong One Health Innovation Program (MOHIP) Research Grant Opportunity

The Mekong One Health Innovation Program, or "MOHIP", implemented by Michigan State University in collaboration with the One Health University Networks of Lao PDR, Viet Nam, and Thailand, has the overarching goal of creating a transnational network of One Health researchers and practitioners to facilitate the sharing of One Health research, educational, and evaluation tools…