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Competitive Fund Human Trafficking Research Initiative

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), through its Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI), is funding new research to advance the understanding of what works to reduce trafficking and ultimately inform current policies and practices. To learn more about the HTRI Competitive Research Fund, please visit: https://www.poverty-action.org/human-trafficking-research-initiative/competitive-fund
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and the Foreign Ministers of the GCC Nations Before Their Meeting

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE PALACE HOTEL NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good afternoon, everyone.  And friends, colleagues, welcome.  It’s so good to see you all in New York.  I want to start by congratulating the GCC secretary general, the member-states, the staff, and the secretariat on the occasion of the GCC Charter’s 40th anniversary.  ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Manama, September 10, 2021

Location: Bahrain Event: U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and vigilant when living and traveling abroad given the potential threat of terrorist attacks and extremist action against U.S. citizens and interests.  As the 20th anniversary of September 11th approaches, the possibility for violence overseas may increase. Locations where crowds gather such as hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, shopping malls, foreign diplomatic ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  September 7, 2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from ...
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Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley’s Phone Calls Thanking Allies for Their Support

September 3, 2021 WASHINGTON — Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Dave Butler provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Gen. Mark A. Milley thanked by phone the following chiefs of defense for support during the Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation: NATO Qatar Germany Kuwait Norway Bahrain United Kingdom Spain Italy Turkey The ...
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