2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

Marshall Islands (Tier 2 Watch List) The Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. These efforts included funding an international organization to provide some anti-trafficking training to officials and an NGO to provide …

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Climate Ready Course in Majuro

Ambassador Stewart opened the USAID-funded Climate Ready Project Management Course that was held at Majuro’s USP campus.  The course was attended by a cross-section of government officials, NGOs, and private sector leaders.  This is the fourth training course organized by USAID, through its Ready Project, in partnership with the University of the South Pacific’s Pacific …

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Micronesian Islands Forum

Ambassador Stewart traveled last week to Saipan, which hosted the three-day 23rd Micronesian Islands Forum.  RMI President Hilda Heine spoke at the event. Also in attendance were President Peter Christian of FSM, Palau’s President Tommy Remengesau, Guam Governor Eddie Calvo, and Northern Marianas Governor Ralph Torres.  Department of Interior Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech also participated …

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