FTC Reports on Fighting Fraud in African American and Latino Communities

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission today issued a report to Congress describing the agency’s substantial work on fraud prevention, law enforcement, and consumer outreach and education in African American and Latino communities, and outlining a strategy to build on this prior work.

Joint Statement from the United States and Norway on Deeper Collaboration on Forests and Climate Change

Washington, DC - Recognizing the critical importance of forests and land use in mitigating the impacts of climate change, and adapting to those impacts that may be unavoidable, the Kingdom of Norway and the United States of America hereby resolve to deepen their collaboration on global issues related to forests and climate change.

The United States and the Philippines Launch Global Guidelines to Protect Migrants

Washington, DC - On June 10, 2016, under the leadership of the United States and the Republic of the Philippines, the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Initiative published the “Global Guidelines to Protect Migrants in Countries Experiencing Conflict or Natural Disaster.”  

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Ankara

 Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Ramallah, and Ankara, June 15–17.

Ambassador Richard Olson Travel to Pakistan and Afghanistan

Washington, DC - Ambassador Richard Olson, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, traveled to Pakistan on June 10-11, and Afghanistan on June 11-12.