DHS S&T signed an agreement for collaborative research, development, and foreign technical exchanges in cybersecurity and public safety solutions with the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science and Information Communication Technology (MSIT).
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas met with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard to discuss the shared challenge of migration throughout the region and the opportunities to advance economic development.
Secretary Mayorkas Delivers Remarks at a Joint Media Availability with Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken
Secretary Mayorkas traveled to Panama City, Panama, to discuss regional coordination in managing irregular migration. As part of the visit, he attended a Ministerial Conference on Migration and Protection with Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and foreign and security ministers from throughout the Western Hemisphere.
President Biden has made cybersecurity a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration at all levels of government. DHS plays a lead role in strengthening the nation’s cyber resilience, but cybersecurity is not limited by boundaries, borders, and jurisdictions. Protecting against cyber threats at home also requires collaborating with partners abroad and DHS agencies and offices also play a critical role in enhancing cybersecurity efforts worldwide.
From April 18-20, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Panama City, Panama to attend a Ministerial Conference on Migration and Protection with Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and foreign and security ministers from throughout the region. During his visit, he met with President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes, and Public Security Minister Juan Manuel Pino, as well as representatives of international organizations, to discuss regional coordination in managing irregular migration.
On March 28, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas held a virtual meeting with Australian Minister of Home Affairs Karen Andrews to discuss continued cooperation between the United States and Australia on efforts to increase cybersecurity preparedness and combat violent extremism.
5 Country Ministerial Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Launch of the “Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse”
In March 2020 the Five Country Ministerial (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States) launched the Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, in consultation with six technology companies, and the WeProtect Global Alliance. Since then, G7 Interior Ministers have added their support, and a total of sixteen companies have endorsed the Principles. The goal of the Principles is “the prevention of child sexual exploitation and abuse.”
Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas held a virtual meeting with the newly appointed Foreign Minister of Guatemala, Mario Adolfo Búcaro Flores, to discuss how to better manage irregular migration and address its root causes, and enhance related U.S. support and technical assistance programs.
On 16 December 2021, the U.S.-EU Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Washington D.C. The United States was represented by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas.