"Human trafficking cases are among the most important cases governments can undertake." –Ambassador-at-Large in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Susan Coppedge discusses the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report and the critical pursuit of justice through prosecution in the fight against human trafficking, on DipNote: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Human trafficking cases are among the most important cases governments can undertake

2017 TIP Report Highlights Importance of Criminal Prosecution

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson met with #Kuwait's Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah today at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
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The 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Heroes pose for a photo with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Ambassador-at-Large Susan Coppedge, and members of Congress before being honored during the TIP Report release ceremony. Following the ceremony, the Heroes will travel to cities across the United States to engage with the American people through an...
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The 2017 Trafficking in Persons TIP Heroes pose for a photo with
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Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with #Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
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Human trafficking is a threat to national security. It undermines the rule of law, robs millions of their freedom, and represents a threat to public safety and national security everywhere. Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero Boom Mosby, delivered remarks at the 2017 TIP release ceremony. During her remarks Mosby reflected on her journey as a trafficking survivor. Mosby stated that human...
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Today, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump delivered remarks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report release ceremony. Advisor Trump joined Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in honoring eight men and women whose personal efforts have made an extraordinary difference in the global fight against modern slavery. #EndTrafficking #TIPReport
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Spokesperson Heather Nauert provides a readout of the visit of #India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Department of State and the White House, at the Department Press Briefing on June 27, 2017.
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Today, Secretary Tillerson delivered remarks during the release of the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The TIP Report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery. The 17th annual TIP Report includes narratives of 187 countries and territories, including the United States. #EndTrafficking #TIPReport
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Susan Coppedge, Ambassador-at-Large in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, discusses the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report with reporters at the Department Press Briefing, June 27, 2017. #EndTrafficking
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U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson delivers remarks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony today, at the Department of State, June 27, 2017.
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Watch live: Secretary Tillerson hosts the annual Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony
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President Donald J. Trump delivers a statement with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in Washington, D.C. Read their remarks here: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson will release the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, on June 27 at 10:30AM EDT. Watch live at . #EndTrafficking
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Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson will release the 2017 Trafficking in
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With the objective of maximizing national security, the Department of State will implement Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” in an orderly fashion, consistent with the Supreme Court’s unanimous order, and in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum issued on June 14, 2017, which directs us to begin implementation 72 hours...
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U.S. Supreme Court Decision on the President's Executive Order "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States"

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Christopher Painter, Coordinator for Cyber at State - S/CCI, will travel to Tel Aviv from June 25-29 for Cyber Week 2017, which is Israel’s premier cybersecurity conference. As part of the conference, Mr. Painter will join other senior leaders to discuss questions around the intersection between sovereignty and cybersecurity. Mr. Painter will also engage in bilateral meetings with senior...
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Coordinator Christopher Painter To Travel to Israel for Cyber Week 2017

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At the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva from June 6-23, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international response to urgent human rights situations. U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Nikki Haley attended the opening of the session and confirmed the U.S. commitment to human rights while reinvigorating discussions on reform of the HRC. In...
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Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 35th Session

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Read how the needs and voices of women and low-income populations are being integrated in national policy conversations and decision-making on important development issues in Cabo Verde, an island nation off the coast of West Africa, on DipNote: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Read how the needs and voices of women and lowincome populations are

Expanding Access to Water and Sanitation for Women and the Poor in Cabo Verde Is Critical to Economic Growth

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Abdolquom Gadalla
Today, Secretary Tillerson met with #India's Prime Minister @narendramodi in Washington, D.C., to discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues. Later today, the Secretary will join President Donald Trump's meeting with the Indian Prime Minister, as well as the President's and First Lady Melania Trump's working dinner in honor of Prime Minister Modi at the @WhiteHouse.
Today Secretary Tillerson met with Indias Prime Minister narendramodi in Washington DC
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June 26 marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day. On this day, the global community joins forces to raise awareness about an issue that affects millions in the United States and around the world, and has lasting negative effects on communities - drug abuse. Read how the State Department works to combat the dangers of illicit drug...
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June 26 marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
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Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Each week, we recap the latest from the U.S. Department of State and cover a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives -- #USChina Diplomatic Security Dialogue, Deputy Secretary Sullivan leads U.S. delegation at the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly, U.S. joins United Nations in marking #WorldRefugeeDay,...
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