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Posted byon November 9, 2012 at 10:01 AM EST
President Obama's policy approach to Burma has been to support reform and those championing it – an investment in Burma’s future that the President will personally reinforce later this month during his historic visit to Rangoon.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 6:50 PM EST
Following President Obama's speech about his administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking, White House Administration Officials joined a live video chat to answer questions from the public.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 2:20 PM EST
Join us on Thursday, September 27th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, for a White House Google+ Hangout to learn more about the Obama Administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking at home and abroad.
At First Meeting, President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Takes Up Issue of Human TraffickingPosted byon August 1, 2012 at 5:33 PM EST
The issue of trafficking in persons and modern day slavery will be the focus of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. This year’s President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships held its first meeting Monday and Tuesday, July 30-31st at the White House. The Advisory Council is a group of diverse religious and non-profit leaders appointed to give recommendations to government on forming effective partnerships with faith-based and community groups.
Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 8:00 AM EST
A. Marisa Chun, Deputy Associate Attorney General, writes about the Department of Justice's work in combating human trafficking.
Posted byon March 8, 2012 at 9:04 AM EST
A White House briefing for 165 Vietnamese Americans highlights the unity and diversity of the Vietnamese American community.
Posted byon February 21, 2012 at 5:29 PM EST
Watch the announcement of USAID’s Counter-Trafficking in Persons policy and join a Twitter Q&A afterward with White House and USAID officials.
Posted byon January 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM EST
Ben Tucker announces the release of a new strategy to reduce the two-way flow of illicit drugs between the United States and Canada.
Posted byon August 6, 2011 at 6:04 PM EST
A new tool to strengthen our ability to prevent genocide and other crimes against humanity
Posted byon July 25, 2011 at 9:56 AM EST
Director Kerlikowske discusses the release of the Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime and the plan's comprehensive approach to disrupt drug trafficking and other transnational threats.