**NEW DATE: April 20** Agency FOIA professionals are invited to join OIP and OGIS for a joint Best Practices Workshop on FOIA and technology featuring the Chief FOIA Officer Council Technology Subcommittee.
On February 28, ICITAP completed an intensive two-week engagement to provide the Nepal Police Job Task working group assistance in finalizing the criminal investigator task list, equipment list, and risk analysis lists for criminal investigator position.
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. Throughout this 30th anniversary year, the Division is publishing a monthly series of blog posts highlighting the impact that our recent ADA enforcement efforts have made in people’s everyday lives. We celebrate the many ways in which the ADA has transformed American society and enabled a generation of Americans with disabilities to thrive. At the same time, we recognize that too many barriers to equal opportunity remain. We recommit to our work of making the promise of the ADA a reality, enabling all Americans with disabilities to achieve their dreams and reach their full potential.
Rosa Parks is widely known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955. Her defiant act was a catalyst for the Montgomery bus boycott and Parks became an iconic woman in the civil rights movement. As we celebrate National African American History Month, I want to share another story about Rosa Parks that helped create the foundation of a movement that we are proud to work on at the Office on Violence Against Women. More than a decade...
On February 21, members of the Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR)—co-chaired by the Department of Justice and the Domestic Policy Council—met at the White House to discuss best practices for providing legal services to victims of human trafficking.
On February 21, ICITAP’s Senior Forensic Advisor concluded ICITAP’s participation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Anaheim, CA. This year’s event was titled “Crossing Borders.” ICITAP led a delegation of 20 international participants from Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Nepal and Montenegro.