Summary: S.Res.406 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate (01/01/2021)

This resolution

  • reaffirms support for elevated collaboration between the United States and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), particularly in terms of economic cooperation and human rights;
  • urges ASEAN to foster multilateral relations with non-ASEAN partners;
  • expresses support for ASEAN nations in addressing maritime and territorial disputes, as well as corruption in the public and private sectors;
  • calls on ASEAN nations to ensure human rights, a protected marine environment, and safe access to international waterways in the Asia-Pacific;
  • urges ASEAN nations to uphold international agreements with respect to North Korea's missile programs; and
  • expresses support for the Lower Mekong Initiative, a partnership between the United States, Cambodia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, and Vietnam to promote sustainability and economic development in the region.