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  • Senator Leahy meeting with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.

    U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Hanoi

    A U.S. Congressional delegation led by Senator Patrick Leahy visited Hanoi on April 17 – 18. The delegation discussed war legacy issues, trade relations, human rights, and regional security matters with Government of Vietnam officials and members of civil society.

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  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy visits Ao Cheo, a Women’s Lake Clean-Up Project.

    U.S. – Vietnam Environmental Cooperation

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy’s visit to Hanoi highlighted environmental cooperation between the United States and Vietnam along with the two countries' regional cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region.

  • EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at the Launch of Ha Long Bay Alliance.

    Sustainable Approaches for Ha Long Bay

    The U.S. Embassy, in cooperation with Quang Ninh People’s Committee, today launched the “Ha Long Bay Alliance,” a joint public-private effort that will bring together key stakeholders to help preserve and protect Ha Long Bay.

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  • U.S. EPA Administrator hands over mercury monitor to Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

    U.S. EPA Administrator Visits Hanoi

    United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy handed over to the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment a mercury monitoring unit after a bilateral meeting on April 15.

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  • American Center Grand Reopening

    American Center Grand Reopening

    Embassy Hanoi welcomed guests to the official reopening of the high-tech American Center on April 14. A renovated American Center now includes cutting-edge technology, an English Language Lab, a mini-museum of Americana items, and a brightened environment.

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  • Members of the Vietnam People's Navy leave the USS John S. McCain after their tour of the ship April 7.
    The U.S and Vietnamese Navies Build Confidence

    The U.S. Navy and Vietnam People's Navy began the annual Naval Engagement Activity which focuses on non-combatant professional exchanges in military medicine, search and rescue, diving and salvage and shipboard damage control. 

  • USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker delivers opening remarks at the launching event.
    U.S.-Vietnam Project to Address Climate Change in Vietnam's Forests and Deltas

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) officially launched the Vietnam Forests and Deltas climate change project in Nam Dinh province on January 16. The estimated $26 million project supports Vietnam’s goals for climate-resilient, low emission, sustainable development by improving land-use planning, forest and natural resource management and engaging communities in development of action plans to address climate change impacts. 

  • Ambassador Shear Talks Education and TPP with Students at FPT University
    Ambassador Shear Talks Education and TPP with Students at FPT University

    On December 18, Ambassador Shear visited FPT University and talked to over 200 students about the U.S.-Vietnam relationship. Students listened intently as the Ambassador discussed key events in his life that led to him becoming U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam. He also noted the broad areas of cooperation under the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership. 

  • NASA Asia Representative Christopher Blackerbytaking group photo with the audience.
    Mission Vietnam Hosts Regional Conference for ESTH Officers

    Mission Vietnam hosted the U.S. Department of State’s Environment, Science, Technology and Health (ESTH) Officers’ Conference from December 12-13 in Hanoi. ESTH officers from all around the East Asian and Pacific Affairs region came together to discuss and examine some of the most pressing and urgent issues in the region, including climate change, infectious disease, and wildlife trafficking.