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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.
Secretary Clinton Convened Cabinet Secretaries for the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in PersonsPosted byon February 4, 2011 at 8:21 AM EST
Posted byon July 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM EST
President Obama holds a bilateral meeting with President Leonel Fernandez of the Dominican Republic.