Statement by the U.S. Embassy on the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report (June 30)

The U.S. Embassy commends Georgia for receiving a “Tier 1” ranking  – the highest possible ranking – in the U.S. Department of State’s newly released Trafficking in Persons Report for 2016.  The Tier 1 ranking reflects improved efforts by the Government of Georgia and its partners to combat human trafficking through enhanced law enforcement and victim protection.  We look forward to Georgia sustaining its progress fighting human trafficking and our future joint cooperation in this important endeavor.

For the complete report go to http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2016/