USASCP Scopes Nature-Based Solution Pilot Site in Vientiane

The U.S. delegation and the Vientiane City Office for Management and Service had a working session to review the proposed pilot project. USASCP Program Manager, Helen Santiago Fink, joined staff and partners from the Water Smart Engagement (WiSE) program to survey and scope the proposed site for a nature-based trickling filter system in Vientiane, Lao…

Water Smart Engagements (WiSE)

City Pairings of U.S. and ASEAN Cities on Water Issues to increase water security through sustainable water management solutions; to establish long-term relationships between ASEAN and U.S. utilities to foster communication and build capacity; and to increase the exchange of services, goods, science and technology.

Diplomacy Lab

Harnessing the efforts of students and faculty at universities across the United States for foreign policy research and innovation. This Program is an opportunity for students to understand both the positive and negative aspects of use of technology in city operations and come up with recommendations for governments in Southeast Asia for best practices in the adoption of smart cities technologies.