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DOT and Boston Representative Visit to Phnom Penh Identifies Key Priorities for Pilot City Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) team, accompanied by a representative from the City of Boston, traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to hold in person engagements and conduct site visits along key corridors to improve our pilot project focused on walkability, and the overall Boston-Phnom Penh city pairing. US DOT was able to arrange several…

USASCP Semi Annual Newsletter

The U.S. ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership kept busy during the 2023! Read our newsletter to learn about our activities and achievements this year. Thank you to all of our partners and implementers for supporting our programs! december newsletter

U.S. ASEAN Center Launches in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of State, in collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU), proudly inaugurated the U.S.-ASEAN Center in Washington, D.C.  The event was marked by insightful remarks from Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Liz Allen, who emphasized the Center’s pivotal role in fortifying the U.S.-ASEAN relationship.  The ceremony featured additional remarks…

USASCP in the Mekong Sub-Region

The U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership has many programs active in the Mekong sub-region. Check out the link below to learn more about the active projects in the region under seven of our USASCP programs! USASCP-in-the-Mekong-Sub-Region-12.23Download
June 2, 2024 – June 4, 2024

WCS 2024 Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Rejuvenate, Reinvent, Reimagine

The biennial World Cities Summit (WCS) is a global platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Since 2008, WCS has seen the participation of over 250 cities from around the world, represented by leaders from government, business, international organisations and…
June 18, 2024 – June 22, 2024

Singapore International Water Week

Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
At Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2024, we will bring together thought leaders, experts and practitioners to share best practices, co-create innovative water, flood management and coastal protection solutions, and foster new partnerships to tackle urban water and climate challenges.

The U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership seeks to meet the varied challenges of rapid urbanization and help improve the lives of people in the region through collaboration.

The U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP) is a collaboration between the U.S. public and private sectors with the 26 pilot cities of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN). Programs and activities are developed to promote engagement in smart sustainable city solutions and to advance the digital and circular economies in ASEAN cities, share best practices between U.S. cities and their ASEAN counterparts, and strengthen regional cybersecurity at the sub-national level.

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Integrated Urban Services

Systems integration project to educate stakeholders on circular economy approaches to enhance resource recovery and reuse and on opportunities to develop integrated models of basic urban services and food provision.