Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

Nathan A. Sales Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Via Teleconference September 19, 2018 […] Ambassador Sales: Thanks, Robert, very much for the introduction. And thanks to everyone on the line who called in for today’s call. Country Reports on Terrorism is an important document laying out the United States Government’s assessment of recent counterterrorism trends ...
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Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

Nathan A. Sales Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Via Teleconference September 19, 2018 MR PALLADINO: Thank you. Hello, everyone. This is Robert Palladino. Thank you so much for joining us for today’s call. Today’s call is on the record. And I also want to note that both the call and the report are embargoed until the ...
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Secretary’s Remarks at the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC June 28, 2018 [View Video: 7”37’] Republic of Korea Report [ English ] Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Report [ English ] Full Report [Englsih – PDF 9.9 MB]  Senior State Department Official on the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report    MS JOHNSTONE: Hello, and welcome to the Department of State. My name is Kari Johnstone and I’m the acting director for the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking ...
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2018 Trafficking in Persons Report

The 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report is available in PDF and HTML formats. The PDF is available as a complete one-piece file and as individual sections for easier download. Republic of Korea Report [ English – PDF 132 KB[Korean – PDF 232 KB ] Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Report [ English – PDF 130 KB[Korean – PDF 236 KB ] Full Report [English – PDF 9.9 MB]  Senior State Department Official on the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report  Secretary’s Remarks at the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony
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2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

Remarks: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the release of the 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom [ Full Text ] Republic of Korea Report [ English – PDF 84KB ] [ Korean – PDF 549KB ] Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Report [ English – PDF 138KB ] [ Korean – PDF 620KB ] Fact Sheets: Five Things To Know About This Year’s International Religious Freedom Report Release Briefing on the Release of the 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom Full Report  
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017

MS NAUERT: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you so much for coming, especially on a Friday. Today the State Department released the 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Promoting freedom – promoting and defending human rights and fundamental freedoms are central to who we are as a country, and the United States will continue to ...
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U.S. and United Nations 2017

Remarks President Trump United Nations New York, New York September 19, 2017 [View Video: 41’27’’] PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. … ...
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Remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 15, 2017 [ View Video: 8’34” ] SECRETARY TILLERSON: Morning, all. We are releasing today the  2016 International Religious Freedom Report.  This report is a requirement pursuant to the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 – legislation that upholds religious freedom as a core American value under the Constitution’s First Amendment, as ...
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07/19/17 – State Department Releases Country Reports on Terrorism 2016

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 19, 2017 Today the State Department released its annual report, Country Reports on Terrorism 2016, which provides the Department of State’s annual Congressionally-mandated assessment of trends and events in international terrorism that transpired from January 1 to December 31, 2016. The report provides policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns ...
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07/19/17 – State Department Releases Country Reports on Terrorism 2016

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 19, 2017 Today the State Department released its annual report, Country Reports on Terrorism 2016, which provides the Department of State’s annual Congressionally-mandated assessment of trends and events in international terrorism that transpired from January 1 to December 31, 2016. The report provides policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns ...
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06/27/17 – Secretary’s Remarks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Susan Coppedge Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC June 27, 2017 [View Video: 34”04’] Republic of Korea Report [English] [ Korean – PDF 209 KB ] Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Report [ English ]  [ Korean – PDF  199KB] ...
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06/27/17 – Secretary’s Remarks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Susan Coppedge Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC June 27, 2017 [View Video: 34”04’] SECRETARY TILLERSON : Well, thank you so much, Susan, and welcome to all of you to the State Department for this important event, ...
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03/03/17 – Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016

U.S. Department of State March 3, 2017 Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. The production of these reports underscores our commitment to freedom, democracy, and the human rights guaranteed to all individuals around the world. Republic of Korea Report [ English – PDF 430KB ] [ Korean – PDF 641KB ] Democratic People’s Republic of ...
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International Religious Freedom Report

Antony J. Blinken Deputy Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC August 10, 2016 DEPUTY SECRETARY BLINKEN: Morning, everyone. It is my pleasure today to join you to present the State Department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2015. I especially want to thank Ambassador Saperstein and his entire team for their hard work to ...
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Trafficking in Persons Report 2016

Secretary Kerry Remarks at the 2016 Trafficking In Persons Report Ceremony Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC June 30, 2016 Secretary Kerry: (June 30): “When we talk about “human trafficking,” we’re talking about slavery — modern-day slavery that still today claims more than 20 million victims on any given time.”  ...
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06/2016 – Country Reports on Terrorism

>>Released June 2016 United States Department of State Publication Bureau of Counterterrorism   Country Reports on Terrorism 2015 is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries ...
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10/14/15 – International Religious Freedom Report

International Religious Freedom John Kerry Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC October 14, 2015 SECRETARY KERRY: Well, today we present the department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2014. And I particularly want to thank David Saperstein and his entire team for producing a report that reflects a vast amount of objective research and ...
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International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

2015 Full Report Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control – North Korea (DPRK) — 147 Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes     2014 Full Report Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control – North Korea Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes 2013 Full Report  (March 2013) 2012 Full Report Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control – North Korea ...
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06/14/10 – North Korea’s Trafficking in Persons Report (2009)

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) is a source country for men, women, and children who are subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. The most common form of trafficking involves North Korean women and girls forced into marriage or prostitution in China. Women and girls from ...
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06/14/10 – Republic of Korea’s Trafficking in Persons Report (2009)

The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) is a source, transit, and destination country for men and women subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor, and women and girls in forced commercial sexual exploitation. Some men and women from Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Morocco, China, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, and other Southeast Asian ...
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06/14/10 – Trafficking in Persons Report (2009)

Washington, DC June 14, 2010 Secretary Clinton : “The 10th annual Trafficking in Persons Report outlines the continuing challenges across the globe, including in the United States. The Report, for the first time, includes a ranking of the United States based on the same standards to which we hold other countries. The United States takes ...
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05/03/04 – U.S. Releases 2004 Report on Intellectual Property Protection

May 3, 2004 Ukraine cited as “priority foreign country” in Special 301 report The United States’ annual review of global intellectual property rights (IPR) violations once again cites Ukraine for its continued failure to protect media products such as compact discs (CDs) and digital versatile discs (DVDs) from piracy. In a May 3 news release, ...
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