The 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue. It represents an updated, global ...
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Who Owns the Stories – Presentation by Alaskan Author Tricia Brown (October 24, 2017)

Please join us for a public lecture by Tricia Brown at the Kaisa Library Auditorium (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Tuesday, October 24, at 5 pm.  Traditional stories are the heart of indigenous identity. The right to tell stories that have been passed on for generations is an indigenous cultural right. What happens when other people publish ...
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Iftar Meal Breaks the Fast During Ramadan (June 20, 2017)

Chargé d’Affaires Donna Welton hosted an Iftar meal – a dinner to break the fast during Ramadan – for guests from Nuorten Muslimien Foorumi, Finnish Islamic Congregation and Nuoret Muslimit (Young Muslims NGO). How American Muslims give back during Ramadan Press Statement by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr
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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month (June 7, 2017)

Press Statement by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom. We also recognize that LGBTI persons continue to face the threat of violence and discrimination. Violence ...
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Invitation to Public Lecture by Dr. Marcia Chatelain

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University will give a public lecture  (PDF 1 MB) titled “Rises, Falls, Cycles, and Waves: How African American History Helps Us Understand Extremism” on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 17:00 at Kaisa Library Auditorium, 7th floor (Fabianinkatu 30). Dr. Chatelain is the author of “South Side ...
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