USAID Awards Grants to Combat Human Trafficking and Support Biodiversity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Philippine–American Fund (Phil-Am Fund), signed grants with seven local organizations to help combat human trafficking, as well as to support biodiversity programs. Present at the grant signing were USAID Director for Office of Economic Development and Governance Stephen Andoseh (seated 2nd from right) and President of ...
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Philippines Upgraded to Tier 1 in 2016 US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report

Manila, July 1, 2016 — On June 30, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which provides the most comprehensive information on government efforts around the world to combat modern slavery. We are pleased to announce that the Philippine ranking was upgraded to Tier 1 as a direct ...
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U.S. Embassy Manila Celebrates LGBTI Pride Month

Manila, June 29, 2016 — U.S. Embassy Manila conducted a series of events in celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride month. U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg hosted the Mission’s LGBTI Pride Month reception on June 22 at his residence. More than 140 allies and advocates of the LGBTI ...
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