Presentation on theme: "The Federated States of Micronesia AND The United States of America."— Presentation transcript:
The Federated States of Micronesia AND The United States of America
- The Compact of Free Association -Titles under the Amended Compact -Federal Programs & Services Agreement -U.S. Mission Goals
1986: U.S. & F.S.M. established Compact of Free Association with 15-year economic assistance package 2001-2003: Temporary extension of economic assistance during negotiations 2003: Compact of Free Association Amendments Act with 20-year economic assistance package (to Fiscal Year 2023)
KEY POINTS: ◦ Grant Assistance Sector Grants Trust Fund ◦ Services & Program Assistance
Goal 1: Security and Alliances – U.S. alliances and strategic partnerships in the Asia-Pacific materially advance efforts to deter and defend against military and non-military threats to the region and the United States; resolve disputes peacefully; adopt common positions on regional and global priorities; and confront emerging challenges that impact U.S. national interests.
Objective 1.1: The FSM meets its national and international commitments and strengthens security relationships with the U. S. through increased military, humanitarian, and law enforcement engagement. ◦ Sub-Objective 1.1.1: The U.S. increases DOD-related activity in FSM, including patrols in the EEZ. ◦ Sub-Objective 1.1.2: The FSM strengthens law enforcement cooperation with the U.S. and regionally. ◦ Sub-Objective 1.1.3: The FSM increases enforcement of trafficking and labor exploitation cases in its territorial waters.
Objective 1.2: The FSM strengthens its political and economic alliance with the U.S. through closer policy coordination and consultation on national and international issues. ◦ Sub-Objective 1.2.1: The U.S. and FSM coordinate closely on UN votes and other emerging issues in the international arena. ◦ Sub-Objective 1.2.2: The U.S. Mission and the FSM consult closely on Compact issues and particularly to address any fallout from “Compact Impact.”
Goal 2: Democratic Development – The United States advances strengthened regional commitment to democratic development and human rights and to addressing transnational challenges, including health threats and global climate change.
Objective 2.1: The FSM increases youth and women’s participation in civil society and enhances voter education. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.1.1: The U.S. Embassy collaborates with FSM Governments and civil society to improve electorate awareness and bolster independent media. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.1.2: The U.S. Embassy collaborates with FSM Governments and civil society to bolster democratic institutions. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.1.3: The U.S. Embassy collaborates with FSM Governments and civil society to advance the role of women in the political process. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.1.4: The U.S. Embassy encourages youth involvement in civil society.
Objective 2.2: The FSM strengthens systems that deliver health care and education through the increased involvement of civil society. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.2.1: The U.S. Mission collaborates with the public sector and NGOs to discourage lifestyle choices that lead to NCD proliferation. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.2.2: The U.S. Mission collaborates with the public sector and NGOs to advance the social ethic of environmental responsibility. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.2.3: The U.S. Mission works with education officials, women’s groups, and parent organizations to augment educational outcomes through increased family involvement.
Objective 2.3: The FSM increases resilience to global climate change through integrated natural resource management, reinforced disaster risk reduction, and implementation of adaptation measures. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.3.1: The U.S. Mission and FSM public and private sectors work together to promote food security programs. ◦ Sub-Objective 2.3.2: The U.S. Mission collaborates with FSM on disaster preparedness, response and adaptation.
Thank You If you would like a copy of the U.S. Mission Goals – please contact U.S. Embassy staff Lynn Pangelinan at Pangelinanld@state.govPangelinanld@state.gov