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Human Trafficking Affects Us All

Today human trafficking traps over 20 million people worldwide.  As modern-day slavery, it is a crime that happens almost everywhere and affects virtually everyone.  Yet many still think of human trafficking as an issue affecting only other people, in other countries.  The truth is it affects you; it affects us all.  Trafficking victims may have ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm’s Remarks at the Trafficking in Persons Forum

– As prepared for delivery – Good afternoon.  First, I would like to thank Ms. Șerbănuță [share-buh-NUTE-suh] for that warm introduction, and for showing me around this beautiful library.  I would also like to welcome [Panelists’ Names to Come], and thank them for taking the time out of their very busy schedules to be with ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm’s Remarks at the Case for Investing in Romania Business Conference Sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce

Thank you, Daniela.  I am recently arrived in Romania so to have this opportunity to spend some time with you this morning is a great one and I’m thankful for your invitation for me to be here this morning. Members of the Board of The American Chamber of Commerce in Romania, distinguished guests, ladies and ...
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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson at the Seminar on Computer Crimes Against Children

Inspector General Tobă / Deputy Inspector General Spiridon, Colleagues from the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children and the Romanian National Police, Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m honored to be with you this morning and welcome you to a specialized training program designed to improve investigative skills and raise awareness about the various cyber threats ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm’s Remarks in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

– As prepared for delivery – Good morning.  We are gathered here today to commemorate the Romanian victims of the Holocaust.  This colossal act of barbarity and murder was unprecedented in scale.  With certitude and determination, governments and people harnessed the terrible forces of hatred and intolerance into a destructive machine aimed at exterminating an ...
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