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Department Press Briefing – May 10, 2022

2:02 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Good afternoon. We’ll do something extraordinary today and start on time, and also without a topper. So dangerous as that might be, I’ll turn right to your questions. Daphne. QUESTION: Ukraine has said it would suspend the flow of gas through a transit point that delivers almost a third of […]

DRL FY2021 Research and Evaluation Innovation Fund: Security Force Engagement in Africa

United States United States Department of State  Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL FY2021 Research and Evaluation Innovation Fund: Security Force Engagement in Africa This is the announcement of funding opportunity number SFOP0008549 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:  19.345 Type of Solicitation: Open Competition Application Deadline:  11:59 PM EST […]

DRL Applied Research and Evaluation Fund: Contact Theory in DRG Programs

United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL FY2021 Research and Evaluation Innovation Fund: Contact Theory in DRG Programs This is the announcement of funding opportunity number SFOP0008551 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:  19.345 Type of Solicitation: Open Application Deadline:  11:59 PM EST […]

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 […]

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