U.S., ASEAN Provide Joint Statement On Human Capital Development At 8th Summit
White House: Joint Statement on Human Capital Development at the 8th ASEAN-U.S. Summit
In a joint statement at the 8th ASEAN-U.S. Summit, heads of state/governments underscored their shared commitment to strengthening the ASEAN-U.S. Strategic Partnership through cooperation to advance human capital development in the region. The parties agreed to “[s]upport continued partnership in our shared health futures, reaffirming the importance of investing in training in health to strengthen human capital especially for the health of children and youth, older persons, women and girls, persons with disabilities, and vulnerable groups, and recognize the need to prioritize global health security…” (11/13).