Presidential Determination with Respect to Foreign Governments' Efforts Regarding Trafficking in Persons, 57481-57482 [05-19786]

Download as PDF 57481 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 189 Friday, September 30, 2005 Title 3— Presidential Determination No. 2005–37 of September 21, 2005 The President Presidential Determination with Respect to Foreign Governments’ Efforts Regarding Trafficking in Persons Memorandum for the Secretary of State Consistent with section 110 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (Division A of Public Law 106–386), as amended, (the ‘‘Act’’), I hereby: • Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, with respect to Cambodia and Venezuela, not to provide certain funding for those countries’ governments for fiscal year 2006, until such government complies with the minimum standards or makes significant efforts to bring itself into compliance, as may be determined by the Secretary of State in a report to the Congress pursuant to section 110(b) of the Act; • Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(1)(A)(ii) of the Act, with respect to Burma, Cuba, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), not to provide certain funding for those countries’ governments for fiscal year 2006, until such government complies with the minimum standards or makes significant efforts to bring itself into compliance, as may be determined by the Secretary of State in a report to the Congress pursuant to section 110 (b) of the Act; • Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(3) of the Act, concerning the determinations of the Secretary of State with respect to Bolivia, Jamaica, Qatar, Sudan, Togo, and the United Arab Emirates; • Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Cambodia, for all programs, projects, or activities of assistance for victims of trafficking in persons or to combat such trafficking, for promoting good governance, or which would have a significant adverse effect on vulnerable populations if suspended, that provision to Cambodia of the assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act for such programs, projects, or activities would promote the purpose of the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States; • Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Ecuador, that provision to Ecuador of all programs, projects, or activities of assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act would promote the purposes of the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States; • Determine, consistent section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Kuwait that provision to Kuwait of all programs, projects, or activities of assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act is in the national interest of the United States; • Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Saudi Arabia, that provision to Saudi Arabia of all programs, projects, or activities of assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act is in the national interest of the United States; VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30SEO0.SGM 30SEO0 57482 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Presidential Documents • Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Venezuela, for all programs, projects, or activities of assistance for victims of trafficking in persons or to combat such trafficking, or for strengthening the democratic process, including strengthening political parties and supporting electoral observation and monitoring and related programs, or for public diplomacy, that provision to Venezuela of the assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act for such programs, projects, or activities would promote the purposes of the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States; • Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, that assistance to Cambodia or Venezuela described in section 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act that (1) is a regional program, project, or activity under which the total benefit to either Cambodia or Venezuela does not exceed 10 percent of the total value of such program, project, or activity; or (2) has a its primary objective the addressing of basic human needs, as defined by the Department of the Treasury with respect to other, existing legislative mandate concerning U.S. participation in the multilateral development banks; or (3) is complementary to or has similar policy objectives to programs being implemented bilaterally by the United States Government; or (4) has as its primary objective the improvement of the country’s legal system, including in areas that impact the country’s ability to investigate and prosecute trafficking cases or otherwise improve implementation of a country’s anti-trafficking policy, regulations or legislation; or (5) is engaging a government, international organization, or civil society organization, and that seeks as its primary objective(s) to: (a) increase efforts to investigate and prosecute trafficking in persons crimes; (b) increase protection for victims of trafficking through better screening, identification, rescue/removal, aftercare (shelter, counseling) training and reintegration; or (c) expand prevention efforts through education and awareness campaigns highlighting the dangers of trafficking or training and economic empowerment of populations clearly at risk of falling victim to trafficking would promote the purpose of the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States. The certification required by section 110(e) of the Act is provided herewith. You are hereby authorized and directed to submit this determination to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register. W THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, September 21, 2005. [FR Doc. 05–19786 Filed 9–29–05; 8:51 am] Billing code 4710–10–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30SEO0.SGM 30SEO0

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 2005)]
[Presidential Documents]
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Part VII





The President





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Presidential Determination No. 2005-37 of September 21, 2005--
Presidential Determination With Respect to Foreign Governments' Efforts 
Regarding Trafficking in Persons


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Presidential Determination No. 2005-37 of September 21, 
                2005

                
Presidential Determination with Respect to 
                Foreign Governments' Efforts Regarding Trafficking in 
                Persons

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State

                Consistent with section 110 of the Trafficking Victims 
                Protection Act of 2000 (Division A of Public Law 106-
                386), as amended, (the ``Act''), I hereby:



 Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, 
with respect to Cambodia and Venezuela, not to provide certain funding for 
those countries' governments for fiscal year 2006, until such government 
complies with the minimum standards or makes significant efforts to bring 
itself into compliance, as may be determined by the Secretary of State in a 
report to the Congress pursuant to section 110(b) of the Act;



 Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(1)(A)(ii) of the Act, 
with respect to Burma, Cuba, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
(DPRK), not to provide certain funding for those countries' governments for 
fiscal year 2006, until such government complies with the minimum standards 
or makes significant efforts to bring itself into compliance, as may be 
determined by the Secretary of State in a report to the Congress pursuant 
to section 110 (b) of the Act;



 Make the determination provided in section 110(d)(3) of the Act, 
concerning the determinations of the Secretary of State with respect to 
Bolivia, Jamaica, Qatar, Sudan, Togo, and the United Arab Emirates;



 Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to 
Cambodia, for all programs, projects, or activities of assistance for 
victims of trafficking in persons or to combat such trafficking, for 
promoting good governance, or which would have a significant adverse effect 
on vulnerable populations if suspended, that provision to Cambodia of the 
assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the 
Act for such programs, projects, or activities would promote the purpose of 
the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States;



 Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to 
Ecuador, that provision to Ecuador of all programs, projects, or activities 
of assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the 
Act would promote the purposes of the Act or is otherwise in the national 
interest of the United States;



 Determine, consistent section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to Kuwait 
that provision to Kuwait of all programs, projects, or activities of 
assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the 
Act is in the national interest of the United States;



 Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to 
Saudi Arabia, that provision to Saudi Arabia of all programs, projects, or 
activities of assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 
110(d)(1)(B) of the Act is in the national interest of the United States;

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 Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, with respect to 
Venezuela, for all programs, projects, or activities of assistance for 
victims of trafficking in persons or to combat such trafficking, or for 
strengthening the democratic process, including strengthening political 
parties and supporting electoral observation and monitoring and related 
programs, or for public diplomacy, that provision to Venezuela of the 
assistance described in sections 110(d)(1)(A)(i) and 110(d)(1)(B) of the 
Act for such programs, projects, or activities would promote the purposes 
of the Act or is otherwise in the national interest of the United States;



 Determine, consistent with section 110(d)(4) of the Act, that assistance 
to Cambodia or Venezuela described in section 110(d)(1)(B) of the Act that

(1)

 is a regional program, project, or activity under which the total benefit 
to either Cambodia or Venezuela does not exceed 10 percent of the total 
value of such program, project, or activity; or

(2)

 has a its primary objective the addressing of basic human needs, as 
defined by the Department of the Treasury with respect to other, existing 
legislative mandate concerning U.S. participation in the multilateral 
development banks; or

(3)

 is complementary to or has similar policy objectives to programs being 
implemented bilaterally by the United States Government; or

(4)

 has as its primary objective the improvement of the country's legal 
system, including in areas that impact the country's ability to investigate 
and prosecute trafficking cases or otherwise improve implementation of a 
country's anti-trafficking policy, regulations or legislation; or

(5)

 is engaging a government, international organization, or civil society 
organization, and that seeks as its primary objective(s) to: (a) increase 
efforts to investigate and prosecute trafficking in persons crimes; (b) 
increase protection for victims of trafficking through better screening, 
identification, rescue/removal, aftercare (shelter, counseling) training 
and reintegration; or (c) expand prevention efforts through education and 
awareness campaigns highlighting the dangers of trafficking or training and 
economic empowerment of populations clearly at risk of falling victim to 
trafficking

                    would promote the purpose of the Act or is 
                otherwise in the national interest of the United 
                States.

                The certification required by section 110(e) of the Act 
                is provided herewith.

                You are hereby authorized and directed to submit this 
                determination to the Congress and to publish it in the 
                Federal Register.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, September 21, 2005.

[FR Doc. 05-19786
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