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Biographies–U.S. Pakistan Women’s Council

Executive Committee of the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council Katrina Fotovat, Senior Official, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State  Katrina “Kat” Fotovat is currently the Senior Official to the Secretary of State in the Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI), where she leads a team of gender experts promoting gender equality efforts including support of women, […]

U.S. Relations With Qatar

More information about Qatar is available on the Qatar Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-QATAR RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Qatar in 1972 following its independence from the United Kingdom in 1971. Bilateral relations are strong, with the United States […]

U.S. Relations With Peru

More information about Peru is available on the Peru Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-PERU RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Peru in 1827, six years after Peru’s independence from Spain. The United States and Peru enjoy a strategic partnership based […]

U.S. Relations With Palau

More information about Palau is available on the Palau country page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-PALAU RELATIONS In 1947, the United Nations assigned the United States administering authority over the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Trust Territory), which included what is now […]

2016 U.S. Annual Report to the Kimberley Process (04/2017)

2016 – U.S. Annual Report to the Kimberley Process As of April 2017 This annual report is submitted to the Working Group on Monitoring on behalf of the United States. The report was prepared by the U.S. Department of State, in conjunction with representatives from other U.S. government agencies. Pursuant to the Administrative Decision on […]

United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2022

Contents Acknowledgements About the Council About the President’s Interagency Task Force Introduction Forms of Human Trafficking Digging Deeper into Critical Themes of the Council’s 2021 Report Supporting the Implementation of Select 2021 Council Report Recommendations Conclusion Appendix A: Crime Victims’ Rights Act and Victims’ Right and Restitution Act of 1990 Appendix B: Excerpt on Force, […]

Department Press Briefing – September 6, 2022

2:05 p.m. EDT MR PATEL: Good afternoon, everybody. Sorry for being a couple minutes late. So I — QUESTION: You’re only four minutes late. And, in fact, if this is any indication of your punctuality in the –moving forward — MR PATEL: Well — QUESTION: It’s a very good sign. MR PATEL: (Laughter.) Well, here […]

Department Press Briefing – August 17, 2022

1:38 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Good afternoon. QUESTION: Good afternoon. QUESTION: Hello. MR PRICE: I will turn to your questions in just a moment, but first, as you heard from Secretary Blinken earlier today, the Department of State is pleased to announce the new Colin Powell Leadership Program to advance the department’s commitment to hire […]

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