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New $14 million U.S.-SPC Partnership to Boost Growth and Stability in the Pacific Islands Region

Suva – The U.S. Embassy today announced a new partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).  The new partnership signals the U.S. government’s continued commitment to bolster the capacity of Pacific Islands countries to lead their countries to stable, prosperous futures. “The United States ...
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Remarks by Director Brent Christensen at The Forum on International High-Tech Education Exchange

Remarks by Director Brent Christensen at The Forum on International High-Tech Education Exchange Oct. 8, 2019 Deputy Minister Liu, Director General Chiu, Chancellor Block, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, wu an! It is my pleasure to welcome all of you to this important event, which touches upon the very foundations of the U.S-Taiwan relationship – ...
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Remarks by Sandra Oudkirk Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands U.S.-Taiwan Pacific Islands Dialogue

Remarks by Sandra Oudkirk Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands U.S.-Taiwan Pacific Islands Dialogue October 7, 2019  Thank you very much.  Foreign Minister Wu, Director Christensen, and esteemed ambassadors and representatives:  It is my pleasure to be here today.  I’m thrilled that on my first trip here as ...
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AIT Co-Hosts Pacific Islands Dialogue

On October 7, 2019, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened the inaugural Pacific Islands Dialogue. This important new forum will serve as a mechanism for the United States, Taiwan, and our likeminded partners in the Pacific to explore ways to increase our cooperation to meet the ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Islands: UN General Assembly Update

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON On September 27, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $65 million in new assistance at a meeting with Pacific Island leaders in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly.  This new assistance is in addition to $36.5 million announced at the  50th Pacific Islands Forum  in August, as well as approximately $350 million that ...
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