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Political Section (POL)
April 26, 2022

The Political Section monitors and reports on Peruvian and regional political developments and promotes democracy and human rights, rule of law, and political-military coordination, and contributes to strong bilateral relations. The Section produces annual reports on Human Rights Practices, Religious Freedom, Trafficking in Persons, Counter-Terrorism and Child Labor. It also coordinates Post’s human rights vetting for foreign security forces, and works with the Regional Security Office, Department of Justice, Military Assistance Group, and the Narcotics Affairs Section to ensure compliance with the Leahy Amendment.