Ambassador Fick’s Travel to Singapore
From February 1 – 2, 2024, Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy Nathaniel C. Fick will lead the U.S. delegation at the 4th ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meetings (ADGMIN) in Singapore. He will be joined by U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN Yohannes Abraham and Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Information and Communications Policy Steve Lang, who will serve as head of the U.S. delegation and representative to the 4th ASEAN Digital Senior Officials’ (ADGSOM) Meetings from January 30 – 31.
Ambassador Fick and Deputy Assistant Secretary Lang will discuss our wide-ranging cooperation under the U.S.-ASEAN Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including on issues such as digital economy, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity – and reaffirm the United States’ commitment to ASEAN and ASEAN centrality. They will meet with representatives from ASEAN member states and Dialogue Partners to discuss U.S.-ASEAN digital cooperation on trusted information and communications technology infrastructure, cybersecurity, and digital regulation. Deputy Assistant Secretary Lang will also meet with industry leaders and academia to reinforce our commitment to the region and multi-stakeholder approach to digital and cyber issues.
The U.S. delegation will emphasize the important role that the digital economy plays in ensuring a secure and prosperous ASEAN region that benefits our combined one billion people.
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