The United States and Singapore are enduring strategic partners, and we share a strong tradition of working together to promote peace, stability, and prosperity in Southeast Asia and beyond. The United States and Singapore commit to expand our efforts promoting smart, sustainable cities through the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) and the U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership. 

As buildings represent a significant portion of climate emissions, the United States and Singapore plan to establish a new Green Buildings Program to work with private sector partners on sharing best practices and promoting green building standards throughout ASEAN. The United States and Singapore also plan to co-fund Smart Cities Professional Exchanges bringing ASCN officials to Singapore and the United States to build connections and share expertise on topics such as water, transportation, energy, cybersecurity, and new technologies.