Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/37

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PUBLIC LAW 105-292—OCT. 27, 1998 112 STAT. 2795 "(6) wherever applicable, violations of religious freedom, including particularly severe violations of religious freedom (as defined in section 3 of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998). ". (2) CONTENTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTS FOR COUNTRIES RECEIVING SECURITY ASSISTANCE.— Section 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2304(b)) is amended— (A) by inserting "and with the assistance of the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom" after "Labor"; and (B) by inserting after the second sentence the following new sentence: "Such report shall also include, wherever applicable, information on violations of religious freedom, including particularly severe violations of religious freedom (as defined in section 3 of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998).". SEC. 103. ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INTERNET SITE. 22 USC 6413. In order to facilitate access by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and by the public around the world to international documents on the protection of religious freedom, the Secretary of State, with the assistance of the Ambassador at Large, shall establish and maintain an Internet site containing major international documents relating to religious freedom, the Annual Report, the Executive Summary, and any other documentation or references to other sites as deemed appropriate or relevant by the Ambassador at Large. SEC. 104. TRAINING FOR FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS. Chapter 2 of title I of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "SEC. 708. TRAINING FOR FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS. 22 USC 4028. "The Secretary of State, with the assistance of other relevant officials, such as the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom appointed under section 101(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 and the director of the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, shall establish as part of the standard training provided after January 1, 1999, for officers of the Service, including chiefs of mission, instruction in the field of internationaly recognized human rights. Such training shall include— "(1) instruction on international documents and United States policy in human rights, which shall be mandatory for all members of the Service having reporting responsibilities relating to human rights and for chiefs of mission; and "(2) instruction on the internationaly recognized right to fireedom of religion, the nature, activities, and beliefs of different religions, and the various aspects and manifestations of violations of religious freedom.". SEC. 105. HIGH-LEVEL CONTACTS WITH NONGOVERNMENTAL 22 USC 6414. ORGANIZATIONS. United States chiefs of mission shall seek out and contact religious nongovernmental organizations to provide high-level meetings with religious nongovernmental organizations where appropriate and beneficial. United States chiefs of mission and Foreign