LMI: Combatting Emerging Pandemic Threats in Southeast Asia

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LMI: A Climate Resilient Mekong River; Maintaining the Flows that Nourish Life

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LMI: Control and Prevention of Malaria; Flagship Project of the President’s Malaria Initiative

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LMI: Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking

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LMI: Strengthening Water Resources Planning in the Mekong Basin

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U.S. Supports Lao Officials to Learn English

The U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Public Works & Transport successfully concluded a series of four seminars aimed at improving specialized English skills for Lao officials working on health, environment, and infrastructure issues. In total, 111 Lao officials from various Ministries received training on English communication skills during the program, which began in February…

Remarks by Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell in Cambodia

First of all, let me just say that on behalf of the United States government, we are so thrilled to be here in Cambodia for the Senior Officials Meeting. I’ve had a chance yesterday to meet with the Prime Minister and now I have had a very good discussion with the Foreign Minister. I think…

Press Release: U.S. Embassy Launches English Seminars at Hanoi University through the Lower Mekong Initiative

HANOI – On Tuesday February 7 the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi launched the first of several English language training seminars for 17 government officials from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos as part of a broader cooperative effort under the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI). The seminars are hosted by Hanoi University and Vietnam’s participants come from the…

Joint Press Release: The Lao PDR and the United States on Behalf of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Partner Countries

Lower Mekong Initiative Second Regional Working Group Meeting in Vientiane Advances Regional Goals for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United StatesThe Lao PDR hosted delegations from Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States for the November 7-8 regional working group meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI). The senior- level delegations comprised diplomats…

Public Lecture on “U.S. Engagement in Asia”

Transcript: Kurt Campbell, U.S Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand October 10, 2011Dr. Thitinan:  His Excellency, Dr. Kurt Campbell, the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Ambassador Kristie Kenney, Excellencies, distinguished members of the media, distinguished academics, members of the public, students, good…

LMI: Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests Program

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Press Release: USAID Awards $9.4 Million Contract to Strengthen the Resilience of Mekong Communities to Climate Change

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI) a $9.4 million, five-year contract to help rural communities in the Lower Mekong River basin address the negative impacts of climate change. This new regional project will apply cutting-edge science and analysis to help communities in the four Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI)…