9 October 2013
On October 9, Secretary of State John Kerry attended the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - U.S. Summit in Brunei and met with the ASEAN leaders and foreign ministers, as well as the ASEAN Secretariat’s Secretary-General. The Secretary emphasized the full range of programs that the United States supports, working in partnership with ASEAN and with civil society in the region to achieve environmental goals in Southeast Asia: combating illegal logging and wildlife trafficking, encouraging low-emission development, promoting water resource stewardship, and conserving biodiversity.
Read more from the U.S. Department of State here.