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July 2021

USAID Partners Launch Online Campaign Marking World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 29, 2021

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, July 29, 2021 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia program, implemented by Winrock International, and its partners from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan have launched a digital campaign to raise public awareness about human trafficking and measures to identify and avoid being trafficked. The campaign will […]

Survivors Become Champions and Leaders of New Counter-Trafficking Movement

July 28, 2021

With support from Winrock and an expanding range of engaged governments and private partners, trafficking survivors globally are creating and leading a new generation of community-based networks, connecting, and drawing strength from their own bitter experiences to help protect vulnerable people in their communities and counter the malign influence of human traffickers. Survivors are becoming […]

“Labor of Loss:” Winrock’s USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons Project Launches New Podcast Series

July 27, 2021

Experience Stories of Human Exploitation – and Hope – from Trafficking Survivors, First Responders and Rights Advocates across Asia Labor of Loss, a podcast series by Winrock’s USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons project and Freedom Collaborative, explores experiences of human trafficking and labor exploitation across Asia, taking listeners on a journey from a fishing […]

Upgraded Website Will Help Kyrgyz Migrants Stay Safe

July 27, 2021

July 13, 2021 – The Information-Consultation Center of the Department of External Migration under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic (ICC) launched their newly re-designed website is external). The website was upgraded to include new features with support from USAID’s Safe Migration project. Representatives of the media, government bodies, and civil society […]

SWP Water Resources Profile Series Launch

July 20, 2021

Water resources around the world are increasingly stressed. Over-abstraction of surface and groundwater is impacting economic activity, harming biodiversity, and leaving communities without access to reliable and adequate water supplies to meet their basic needs. Meanwhile, agricultural runoff, industrial effluent, and municipal waste degrade water resources with pathogenic and chemical contaminants that pose environmental and […]

Winrock Publishes Detailed Guide to Payment For Forest Environmental Services System

July 15, 2021

The USAID Vietnam Forests and Deltas (VFD) climate change activity wrapped up in May 2021 after nine years of evolutionary work supporting the Government of Vietnam’s efforts to protect and preserve one of the country’s most important natural resources: its forests. Implemented by Winrock, the project’s legacy is well established, and was lauded in a […]

Bedrock Colleague and Winrock Stalwart John Kadyszewski Retires from Winrock

July 14, 2021

After 32 years of dedicated service, our long-time bedrock colleague and Winrock stalwart John Kadyszewski has retired from Winrock. John started with Winrock in September 1989, and worked closely with former Winrock CEO Frank Tugwell in setting up and advancing our renewable energy and environmental programming. He believed the science behind climate change was clear […]