The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will open a regional office in Hanoi to increase its public health engagement in Southeast Asia, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced after an online ministerial meeting with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations hosted by Vietnam on Thursday. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
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In addition to this scheme, the Erasmus+ programme also offers a variety of instruments to support higher education institutions through the Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) scheme, the promotion of European Studies through Jean Monnet scheme and short-term exchanges of students and scholars through the International Credit Mobility (ICM) scheme. … [Read more...] about EU presents over 200 masters scholarships to ASEAN students
Jakarta (VNA) – Nineteen ASEAN research institutions will benefit from new research grants provided by European Union (EU), the EU Mission to ASEAN has announced. They are among 74 winning consortia globally under the European Commission’s 2020 call for proposals of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (MSCA-RISE). A total of 408 proposals had been received. The 80-million-EUR initiative will promote international and cross-sector collaboration through exchanging innovative research and staff, and sharing knowledge and ideas from research to market and vice-versa. The MSCA-RISE results reconfirms the strong EU commitment to mobility of researchers even more important in times of COVID-19. “Global mobility for researchers is even more important in times of COVID-19,” said Igor Driesmans, EU Ambassador to ASEAN. “In the past months, we have seen the relentless involvement of researchers from all over … [Read more...] about EU announces new partnership with 19 ASEAN research institutions
Jakarta (VNA) – Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Igor Driesmans has appreciated Vietnam’s efforts in hosting the 53rd ASEAN Ministers' Meeting and related meetings amid unprecedented challenges. “Vietnam has successfully managed to host a series of important ministerial meetings this year amid unprecedented challenges,” Ambassador Driesmans said in an interview recently granted to Vietnam News Agency correspondents following the closing of the ministerial meetings. The technical and logistical aspects of this undertaking are impressive, taking into account the fact that the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) membership spans four continents and multiple time zones, he said. The 27th ARF and the ASEAN-EU Post-Ministerial Conference took place at a time when Europe, Southeast Asia, and the entire global community are facing the COVID-19 pandemic. The fact that both meetings were successfully held – albeit … [Read more...] about EU Ambassador to ASEAN appreciates Vietnam’s efforts to host AMM 53, related meetings
Meanwhile, Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly Pany Yathotou expressed high valuation of and support for the theme of AIPA 41, which contributes further to implementing the commitment of the 36th ASEAN Summit and reaffirming the importance of close cooperation and partnership among ASEAN member states, and between ASEAN and its dialogue partners with a view to responding to the emerging challenges in the region. … [Read more...] about AIPA members support parliamentary diplomacy, cooperation