The Aspen Institute 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 »
JANUARY 2016: "Chau, Beyond the Lines" Nominated for Oscar
Courtney Marsh's "Chau, Beyond the Lines" has been nominated for a 2016 Academy Award in the Documentary - Short Subject category. Chau is a young Vietnamese with disabilities linked to his mother’s exposure to Agent Orange. The film depicts his struggles with the reality of his dream to one day become a professional artist. See the film on Netflix at www.netflix.com/title/80092697. The trailer and background on Director Courtney Marsh are at www.beyondthelinesfilm.com
DECEMBER 2015: Congress Appropriates New Money for Agent Orange in Vietnam
JUNE 2015: Forum on Addressing War Legacies in Vietnam (CSIS)
Panel Discussion with Tim Rieser, Democratic Clerk, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations; Le Ke Son, Director, Vietnam National Research Program on Agent Orange; and Charles Bailey, Former Director, Agent Orange in Vietnam Program, Aspen Institute. [Transcript]
JUNE 2015: Charles Bailey at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich,Germany
on "Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam: The Ford Foundation 2000-2015" at Conference on Toxic Legacies - Agent Orange as a Challenge, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Evangelische Academie Tutzing June 28-30, 2015 [Transcript]
CURRENT REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS
Michael Martin: "U.S. Agent Orange / Dioxin Assistance to Vietnam" Congressional Research Service. November 2015. English.
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.
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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 »