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Cities Summit of the Americas
April 26-28, 2023 - Denver, Colorado: The Cities Summit will promote regional cooperation, convening subnational leaders from across the entire Western Hemisphere with diverse and inclusive representatives of government, civil society, business, academia, youth, culture and the arts, and indigenous and underrepresented groups. City and community leaders will meet throughout the week of April 24,…
Green Buildings Innovation Program – University Partnership
New! USASCP is funding the University of North Carolina – Charlotte (UNCC) to partner with ASEAN universities in Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia to train a new generation of architects, urban planners, engineers and construction managers on best practices and technological innovations in the building sector. The Green Buildings Innovation program will help reduce greenhouse gasses;…
Interview with Mayor Pomanto of Makassar, Indonesia
The Mayor of Makassar, Indonesia, Mohammad Ramdhan Pomanto (also known as Danny Pomanto) and his team, visited Washington D.C. on July 24th, 2022. The U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of State's U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership jointly support pilot activities integrating new technologies, research, and industry to bring research and innovation to life…
World Cities Summit – Singapore July 31- August 3
As Southeast Asian cities continue to encounter challenges associated with rapid urbanization, climate change, and economic challenges, increasing opportunities to become smarter, more sustainable cities, rely on working in partnership with local and national governments, multi-sector stakeholders, international partners and the private sector. On July 31, 2022, at the Singapore World Cities Summit, the U.S.-ASEAN…
USASCP – Earth Day 2022
The Earth Day 2022 theme is "invest in our planet". Our implementing partners are working hard behind the scenes year-round on projects that invest in our planet through sustainable building, efficient transportation, investment in a circular economy, among many other efforts. We'd like to take some time to highlight the ongoing projects that a few…
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U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership Grantee Concludes Successful Hospital Digitization Project
The $98,750 grant from EAP/MLA enabled local NGO First Womentech Asia to launch hospital management software in 20 private hospitals and clinics in Cambodia’s three Smart Cities (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Battambang). The program trained over 800 health professionals and digitized more than 100,000 health records. The Ambassador and Health Ministry Secretary of State…
Cybersecurity Networking Event in Ho Chi Minh City
On March 24th, 2022, under the U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership, the U.S. Commercial Service in Vietnam organized a cybersecurity networking event. 11 U.S. suppliers of cybersecurity hardware, software, and services participated in the event. Participants included privates sector representatives from Dell, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and others. Approximately 15 representatives from local government organizations and…
Site Visit to DC Water for ASEAN Embassies, Japan and Republic of Korea
Smart Cities Site Visit to DC Water for ASEAN Embassies, Japan and Republic of Korea.
RFP – Smart Cities Business Innovation Fund
The U.S. ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership invites proposals for funding a sustainable net-zero/low carbon solution to address a documented urban challenge.
U.S. Consulate General Delegation to the Mekong River Delta Province of An Giang
The delegation met in-person with key government officials from An Giang province to discuss how the U.S. government agencies and Smart Cities companies can support the preparation and implementation of An Giang Province’s Smart Cities projects.
U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation (PGI)
Joint U.S.-Singapore activities under the Partnership (PGI), include four pillars: digital economy, clean energy and environmental technology, advanced manufacturing, and healthcare. PGI activities will address shared policy priorities, such as standards and supply chain resilience, and leverage regional networks such as the Southeast Asia Manufacturing Alliance.