Agent Orange in Vietnam Program

The Aspen Institute's Agent Orange in Vietnam Program (AOVP) is a multi-year project to help Americans and Vietnamese address the continuing health and environmental impact of herbicides sprayed in Vietnam during the war. More > 


DEC 2014: CONGRESS APPROVES LANDMARK LEGISLATION ON AGENT ORANGE

On December 16, 2014, President Barak Obama signed into law ... 

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APR 2014: U.S. SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY VISITS DANANG


“Today we are here to pay tribute to the joint United States–Vietnamese effort to address the legacy of Agent Orange … [Our goal is] to show that, after so many years, the United States did not ignore this problem. We returned and we are taking care of it … [Another goal is] to improve services for people with disabilities, regardless of the cause, including which may have been caused by Agent Orange.”

- Remarks by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahyat the Da Nang Airport Dioxin Remediation Site, April 19, 2014

  CURRENT REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS  
  • NEW Charles Bailey on “Agent Orange - Looking Forward,” Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, January 9, 2015 English - Tiếng Việt 
  • NEW Funding for Dioxin Clean up and Related Health/Disability Services in Vietnam: 2007-2015 English
  • NEW Charles Bailey on "Delivering Services to People with Disabilities Associated with Exposure to Dioxin in Vietnam" English - Tiếng Việt 
  • Speech by Susan V. Berresford, Convener, U.S.-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/ Dioxin, at 2014 Roundtable on Agent Orange, April 21, 2014, Bien Hoa, Vietnam English - Tiếng Việt 

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The U.S.-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/Dioxin is a bi-national advocacy committee of private citizens, scientists and policy-makers working to draw greater attention to the Agent Orange issue and to mobilize resources. To read the Plan of Action and Annual Reports, click here

Walter Isaacson Susan Berresford Amb. Ha Huy Thong

Walter Isaacson
U.S. Co-Chair

Susan Berresford
Convener
Amb. Ha Huy Thong
Vietnam Co-Chair

Charles Bailey (headshot 100x100)Charles Bailey
Director

Charles Bailey joined the Aspen Institute in May 2011 to direct its Agent Orange in Vietnam Program. From 1997 to 2007 he was based in Hanoi, Vietnam, where he headed the Ford Foundation’s grant making in, economic development, international relations, arts and culture, sexuality and reproductive health and higher education. In 1998... More »