Official Reports

More information about Austria is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed below:

  • Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2017

    The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress. Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • Economic Report of the President

    The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. It overviews the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices. The Economic Report of the President is transmitted to Congress no later than ten days after the submission of the Budget of the United States Government.

    • Full text of report (pdf/5.78MB), Council of Economic Advisors, The White House, February 2018
  • International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

    The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) is an annual report by the Department of State to Congress prepared in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act. It describes the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade. Volume I covers drug and chemical control activities. Volume II covers money laundering and terrorist financing.

    • Full text of report, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs/U.S. Department of State
  • International Religious Freedom Report

    The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom describes the status of religious freedom in each foreign country, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with theInternational Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

  • Country Reports on Terrorism

    U.S. law requires the Secretary of State to provide Congress, by April 30 of each year, a full and complete report on terrorism with regard to those countries and groups meeting criteria set forth in the legislation. This annual report is entitled Country Reports on Terrorism. Beginning with the report for 2004, it replaced the previously published Patterns of Global Terrorism.

  • Trafficking in Persons Report

    The Secretary of State submits the annual “Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report” to Congress. This report covers “severe forms of trafficking in persons” defined as:

    “(a) sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (b) the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.”