Washington, DC - As part of a U.S. government-wide effort to combat corruption and facilitate asset recovery, the United States is co-hosting with the United Kingdom the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. from December 4-6. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver opening remarks at GFAR on Monday afternoon.

Nairobi, Kenya - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel to Nairobi, Kenya, December 4–6, to represent the United States at the third meeting of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA-3). The gathering will focus on ways governments, international organizations, and the private sector can work together toward reducing pollution globally. The U.S. delegation will promote U.S. leadership on pollution control and monitoring, and support private sector engagement and innovation within UNEA.

Washington, DC - The opportunity for everyone in America to enjoy equal rights in political, social, economic, and cultural life is central to our success as a nation. Passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act recognized that persons with disabilities have the same rights as other persons to full and equal participation in society.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Sessions Statement on the Verdict in People of the State of California vs. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate aka Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez:

Washington, DC - The matter is an ongoing investigation by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), consistent with well-established processes designed to objectively, thoroughly, and fairly determine the facts regarding potential wrongdoing.

Washington, DC - At the request of U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the U.S. Navy directed Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) to deploy the Cable operated Unmanned Recovery Vehicle (CURV) 21 to join the search efforts for Argentine submarine, ARA San Juan.