U.S. Policy Update for Thursday, 03 March 2016

North Korea 02 March 2016 United States Sanctions Entities and Individuals Linked to North Korean Weapons of Mass Destruction Programs (state.gov)   The United States welcomes the unanimous adoption today of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2270. North Korea’s nuclear and missile proliferation activities violate multiple UN Security Council Resolutions, destabilize the region, and undermine the global nonproliferation regime. The

Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

The new Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, documents how recent crises and global poverty impact the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and families. Mandated by the Trade and Development Act of 2000, it assesses efforts by 140 countries to reduce the worst forms of

Trafficking in Persons (TIP)

7 July 2015 Kerry on 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report “[That is] why this TIP Report needs to be read as a call to action. Governments need to strengthen and enforce the laws that they have on the books, and prosecutors must take pride in turning today’s traffickers into tomorrow’s prisoners.The private sector also needs to be a part of

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