Posts Tagged ‘trafficking’

DHS Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

On December 11, the Department of Homeland Security announced their new partnership with TravelCenters of America. The partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign and TravelCenters of America is meant to combat human trafficking…


State Department Releases Human Trafficking Report

Monday, July 15th, 2013

In June, the U.S. State Department released their 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report. The report focuses on how well both U.S. and foreign governments respond to human trafficking…


Task Force Makes Strides in Combating Human Trafficking

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough recently spoke at the Annual Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, where he reviewed the Task Force’s progress since meeting last year…


Countertrafficking Efforts at JIATF West

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Like JIATF South at Key West, FL, and JIATF North at Fort Bliss, TX, JIATF West’s main focus is countering drug trafficking and other organized crime that directly impacts U.S. national security…


New Task Force to Aid in Countertrafficking Efforts

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

U.S. European Command (EUCOM) has established a new task force up to aid U.S. government agencies in counteracting Europe’s growing trafficking problem…


USAID Releases New Human Trafficking Policy

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

USAID released its new Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy in February 2012. The new policy lays the groundwork for USAID counter-trafficking in persons  programs and highlights the importance of partnerships with the State Department, DoD, and other stakeholders…


InterAgency Journal 3-1 (Winter 2012)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Inside this issue:  The Need for Interagency Reform: Congressional Perspective and Efforts, by Geoffrey C. Davis and John F. Tierney; Implementing the QDDR, by Edward Marks and Christopher Lamb…and much more.


JIATF-South, Multinational Efforts Target Transnational Organized Crime

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Joint Interagency Task Force South recently participated in a U.S., European, and western hemisphere partner nation effort targeting illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus…


Brownfield Encourages Interagency Cooperation in Narcotic Trafficking Efforts

Friday, December 16th, 2011

On December 15, William Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, gave a statement before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs on the important steps that need to be taken in U.S. anti-narcotic trafficking efforts…