Statements and Communiques

August 6, 2017


State Dept website


Office of the Spokesperson

April 4, 2016

BANGKOK, March 25, 2016 — Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new partnership with 12 leading universities and vocational institutions in the Lower Mekong sub-region to empower students with essential skills to thrive in the workplace.


February 3, 2015

Extraordinary Friends of the Lower Mekong

Conference on Mekong Sustainability

Summary of Joint Discussion

On February 2-3, 2015, the Friends of the Lower Mekong (FLM) –...

February 2, 2015

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

On February 2, Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led a U.S. delegation to the Extraordinary Meeting of the ...

November 14, 2014

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

Today in Rangoon, Burma, President Obama announced a significant expansion of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at a town hall with 400 youth from the member...