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U.S.-ASEAN Summit

U.S.-ASEAN Summit Videos

President Biden Participates in the U.S.- ASEAN Special Summit

Discussion on Climate Action Clean Energy Transformation and Sustainable Infrastructure

Secretary Blinken meets with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai

Secretary Blinken meets with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi

Vice President Harris Hosts a Working Lunch with the ASEAN Countries’ Leaders

Secretary Blinken meets with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh

Secretary Blinken meets with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn

“One Vision, One Identity, One Community”

President Biden will host the Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington, D.C. on May 12 and 13 for a U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit. The Special Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to ASEAN, recognize its central role in delivering sustainable solutions to the region’s most pressing challenges, and commemorate 45 years of U.S.-ASEAN relations.

The Special Summit will build on President Biden’s participation in the October 2021 U.S.-ASEAN Summit, and expand U.S. engagement with ASEAN on COVID-19 recovery and health security, fighting the climate crisis, stimulating economic growth, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, and deepening people-to-people ties.

Masjid tiban, Turen, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Policy Goals

  • COVID-19 Assistance
  • Climate, Clean Energy, and Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Trade and Development
  • Science and Technology
  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)
  • Billion Futures Initiative
U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit / U.S. Commitment to Association of Southeast Asian Nations Endures

U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit: May 12-13, 2022

U.S.-ASEAN Summit Photos

U.S. Department of State

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