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American Film Showcase Celebrates Youth, Diversity and Civil Society in Indonesia

JAKARTA – Today the U.S. Embassy welcomed two distinguished American filmmakers, Freida Mock and Richard Pearce, to Jakarta as part of the American Film Showcase (AFS) program. Over the next two weeks, the filmmakers will meet with Indonesians in Java, Kalimantan and Sumatera to share their perspectives on American films and to discuss their careers. While ...
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Assistant Secretary of State Danny Russel’s Testimony Before Congress

Asst. Sec. of State Danny Russel testified on February 5 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.  He was the sole witness for the hearing.  The hearing was entitled “America’s Future in Asia: From Rebalancing to Managing Sovereignty Disputes.”  His prepared statement was entitled “Maritime Disputes in East Asia.” Attached (PDF 179 KB)  is ...
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American Film Showcase in Malang

American documentary filmmaker Richard Pearce, and co-director of the American Film Showcase, Alan Baker, visited Malang, East Java for 2 days of intensive filmmaking workshops and film screenings February 2-4. Film students from Universitas Muhamadiyah Malang participated in the 2 day workshop with Mr. Pearce making short documentary films and Mr. Baker and PAO Veveiros ...
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Increased Funding Supports Joint U.S. and Indonesian Research in Maternal Health

JAKARTA – The United States will provide more than $1 million of funding for maternal health research as part of the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program. The United States will award grants to Indonesian researchers for collaborative research with American scientists in maternal and neonatal health. “Collaboration is the foundation of these ...
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Ambassador Blake Introduces Himself to Indonesian Media

Ambassador Robert Blake held his first interviews with journalists from television print, online, and radio outlets to highlight his goals for engagement with Indonesia on February 3. The Ambassador highlighted his interest in expansion of economic opportunity through greater trade and investment, as well as opportunities to partner in addressing environmental and climate change challenges. ...
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