Funding Opportunity: Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2023 

The U.S. Mission in Ecuador, in collaboration with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund.  Proposals may be submitted by non-governmental organizations working in refugee protection and assistance in Ecuador.  The Julia Taft Refugee Fund is meant to meet one-time, low-cost gaps …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day December 10, 2018 Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those rights that are …

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Release of U.S. Department of State 2016 Human Rights Reports

On March 3, the U.S. Department of State published the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices — the Human Rights Reports — which describe the status of internationally recognized human rights in nearly every country around the world, including those rights reflected in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  You can read the full …

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