Daren Tang, from Singapore, was elected to become the new director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization.
The U.N. high commissioner for human rights and 55 countries called for an end to the human rights abuses still occurring in Venezuela.
Find out who uses the information from the State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices and how they use it.
The United States seized Iranian-made missiles headed to Yemen. See how Iran's regime continues to fuel conflict despite its people's demands for change.
American-style free enterprise has boosted economies around the world. Learn more about the values that help lift countries and people from poverty.
Governments, businesses, law enforcement and people around the world all have a role to play to fight human trafficking. Learn more.
December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Learn more about the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights through photos from around the world.
The U.S. supports "meaningful and effective multilateralism" for more peaceful relationships. Learn how these tactics have resolved crises in the past.
As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.