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DRL Improving the Security of Technology for Ukrainian and Moldovan Anticorruption Efforts

United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL Improving the Security of Technology for Ukrainian and Moldovan Anticorruption Efforts This is the announcement of funding opportunity number SFOP0008556 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:  19.345 Type of Solicitation:  Open Competition Application Deadline:  11:59 PM […]

DRL Strengthening Fundamental Freedoms and the Rule of Law in Bahrain

United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL Strengthening Fundamental Freedoms and the Rule of Law in Bahrain This is the announcement of funding opportunity number SFOP0008416 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:  19.345 Type of Solicitation:  Open Competition Application Deadline:  11:59 PM EST […]

United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2021

Contents Acknowledgements About the Council U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking About the President’s Interagency Task Force Introduction Methodology for This Report Forms of Human Trafficking Underserved Populations Committee Committee on Administration of Justice Conclusion Appendix A: Index of Recommendations Appendix B: The Victims’ Rights and Restitution Act and the Crime Victims’ Rights Act Acknowledgements […]

Youth Town Hall Participants The Summit for Democracy

Artens Lazaj, Albania Artens Lazaj is the President of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council Albania.  Artens is 26 years old, graduated with a Gold Medal Award from the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana.  With a professional background in the private and public sector, Artens is committed to civil rights, good governance, anti-corruption, and especially the rule […]

2021 END Wildlife Trafficking Strategic Review

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 PL 114-231, Sec. 301(d) 2021 Strategic Review Read the 2021 END Wildlife Trafficking Report. The Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act (P.L. 114-231; 16 U.S.C. §§ 7601-7644) (the “END Act”) directs the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking (“Task Force”) to submit an annual strategic […]

Department Press Briefing – October 12, 2021

2:18 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Good afternoon, everyone. I hope everyone had a nice weekend. It’s nice to say Happy Tuesday instead of Happy Monday. We have just one element at the top, and then I look forward to taking your questions. Today, we congratulate Tunisia on the formation of a new government under the […]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

We celebrate the countless contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans to our culture and society, and recognize the Department of State’s Hispanic employees who support diplomatic efforts around the world.

Department Press Briefing – August 3, 2021

2:32 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Okay, we have a few things at the top, and then we will get right to your questions. Today, as you have heard, we announced a major milestone in the administration’s global vaccination efforts. The United States has now donated and shipped over 110 million vaccines around the world. In […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Immunity and the Impact of Variants

THE WASHINGTON FOREIGN PRESS CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C. (Virtual) MODERATOR:  Good afternoon and welcome to the Washington Foreign Press Center briefing on COVID-19 vaccine immunity and the impact of variants.  My name is Jen McAndrew, and I am today’s moderator. As the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are working to understand the role variants will […]

Department Press Briefing – April 29, 2021

2:45 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Okay. Good afternoon. A couple things at the top before we turn to your questions. First, reflecting the United States’ solidarity with India as it battles a new wave of COVID-19 cases, the United States is delivering supplies worth more than $100 million in the coming days to provide urgent […]

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