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U.S.-Colombia Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership (2022–2027)

On April 26, 2022, the United States and Colombia  signed the U.S. – Colombia Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, a five-year plan developed jointly by our two countries that documents the commitment of our nations to achieve specified shared objectives related to strengthening efforts to investigate, prosecute, and convict child traffickers; identify, protect, and provide comprehensive, trauma-informed care for child trafficking victims; prevent child trafficking from occurring in Colombia; and promote effective collaboration to combat the crime. 

Foreign Assistance Awards to Support the U.S.-Colombia CPC Partnership

The TIP Office intends to provide up to $10 million in U.S. foreign assistance that will be awarded to nongovernmental and/or international organizations that will collaborate with relevant Colombian government ministries and state entities and the TIP Office to develop an implementation plan that achieves the objectives of the CPC Partnership.  The funding also includes an allocated amount for a prevalence study that will inform programmatic interventions under the CPC Partnership.  The TIP Office will select implementing partners through a competitive solicitation process.  More information about the application process can be found on the TIP Office’s website here:

https://www.state.gov/trafficking-in-persons-funding-opportunities/

U.S. Department of State

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