Uzbekistan Upgraded in 2021 State Department Trafficking Against Persons Report

July 2, 2021 — The United States welcomes the upgrade of Uzbekistan’s ranking in the annual Trafficking Against Persons (TIP) Report from Tier Two Watch List to Tier Two.  This year’s TIP Report recognizes the Government of Uzbekistan’s efforts toward preventing forced labor in the cotton harvest, identifying violations of laws against forced labor, and …

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2021 Trafficking in Persons Report: Uzbekistan

OFFICE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS UZBEKISTAN: Tier 2 The Government of Uzbekistan does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period, considering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on …

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USA-Uzbekistan: A Partnership that Delivers

U.S. government assistance to Uzbekistan has increased 400% since 2016, reflecting the United States’ unstinting support for the ambitious efforts of the government and people of Uzbekistan to transform their country into a modern, just, and prosperous society.  What follows are some highlights of our programming in Uzbekistan: Saving Uzbekistani Lives and Improving Health USAID …

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U.S. Embassy Marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Inter-Agency Commission on Combating Trafficking in Persons and International Organization for Migration (IOM) held an informational campaign on Tashkent’s Broadway to recognize World Day against Trafficking in Persons. “Trafficking in persons, also known as modern slavery or human trafficking, violates the most basic …

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