“Labor Rights are human rights, but they’re also economic rights. And workers being able to exercise these rights is very important to building economies in which prosperity and the benefits of growth are broadly shared."
The newly-restored highway will increase trade and economic integration by linking Pakistan with Afghanistan and its Central Asian neighbors.
On December 12 thousands of Sunni Muslims marking the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in Punjab’s Chakwal city attacked a mosque belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.
"While the support of the international community remains essential, what is just as important ... is the support and partnership of Afghanistan’s neighbors."
In order to meet the extraordinary needs of returning Afghan refugees, the United States is pleased to announce that it is providing over $39 million.
The sanctions take aim at North Korea’s ability to raise the hard currency it needs to fund its nuclear and missile programs, imposing a binding cap on North Korea’s coal exports, reducing them by approximately $700 million a year.
According to estimates, some 25 governments on almost every continent have intentionally prevented or disrupted access to such networks more than fifty times since the beginning of 2016, a rate of at least once every six days.
Meeting was an opportunity to exchange views on Burma’s peace process, continuing challenges in Rakhine State, democratic transition, and efforts to improve human rights and rule of law.
The United States has championed a number of initiatives through APEC that build on the commitment to advance women’s roles in APEC economies.
Unexploded ordnance and landmines render thousands of hectares of land unusable and destabilize communities.
Recent Indo-U.S. Workshop in New Delhi explored bilateral research opportunities to address air quality and health issues.