290715USA HAPPY WITH ABG
By Tom Kathoa
Head of the United States of America Aid Assistance to the Pacific Region, Richard Edwards says he is happy to working together with the ABG Government on its program.
Mr. Edwards said the Bougainville Womens’ Technical Working Group met to assess the progress in achieving its objectives on Women, Peace and Security.
The United States has made available One point five million US dollar for women in the Pacific Region over a two year period.
He said the United States strongly supports empowering women to become effective peace makers, community leaders, and champions of civil human rights.
He said he is happy to work with the ABG government, civil society organizations and other development partners to improve the prospects of sustainable peace, security and development in Bougainville.