By Mark JohnsonBloomberg • December 23, 2017 12:17:08By Mark JohnsonPublished December 23 of this year, the U.S. State Department is rolling out a new digital education program called the Asean Education Program (AEP).
The goal is to “create opportunities to empower students to explore their creativity and connect with the world online.”
It’s a project aimed at giving Southeast Asian nations the means to create a digital ecosystem that is both educational and competitive, and that can be scaled to a nation of more than 300 million people.
The Aseann Education Program is the latest effort by the State Department to build an online education ecosystem in Southeast Asian countries.
Since 2014, the agency has hosted a series of educational events and delivered a series to other governments around the world, including in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
In 2017, the State department’s online education initiative will roll out to every Southeast Asian country, with the goal of creating a new ecosystem for the region’s online content creators.
The U.N. Digital Library (UNDO) is also hosting an event in Singapore to promote the ASEAN education program.
At the event, UNDO Director General Nabil Elaraby will share a vision of how Southeast Asian digital libraries can grow, develop, and thrive in the region, and how the United States can help to promote and facilitate their development.
In Singapore, the UNDO team will discuss how the AEP’s goals will be implemented, the ways the U,S., and other countries can collaborate on building digital libraries, and the challenges the region is facing in implementing the program.
The UNDO event is a chance for the world to learn more about how the State and UNDO digital education programs are working together.
As a result of this partnership, the United Nations and the U