The United States considers Botswana an excellent partner and an advocate of and model for stability in Africa. In its 49 years since independence, Botswana has consistently maintained a democratic government, responsibly managed its natural resources, and invested in its people and infrastructure. The bilateral relationship is strong and grounded in a shared commitment to democracy, good governance, and human rights. The United States and Botswana also share an interest in ensuring the sustainability of Botswana’s success by deepening economic diversification and promoting regional economic growth and development.
Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report
If there is a single theme to this year’s Trafficking in Persons Report, it is the conviction that there is nothing inevitable about trafficking in human beings.
Human Rights Reports
Botswana has been a constitutional, multiparty republican democracy since independence in 1966.
CIA World Factbook
The mission of Studies in Intelligence is to stimulate within the Intelligence Community the constructive discussion of important issues of the day.
Religious Freedom Report
The constitution provides for freedom of religion, with certain exceptions, and protection against governmental discrimination on the basis of creed.