Anti-Trafficking Policies and Compliance Plan
USAID’s Mandatory Standard Provision M20. Trafficking in Persons for grants and cooperative agreements, and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons for contracts establishes the requirements and prohibited conduct.
Under its USAID funding, The Asia Foundation is responsible for developing an award-specific compliance plan when the award is a grant or a cooperative agreement and the amount is over $500,000, and when the award is a contract, and the amount is over $550,000, and the work is performed outside of the U.S. For these awards, The Asia Foundation must:
- Provide a copy of the Compliance Plan to the Agreement or Contracting Officer upon request
- Post the useful and relevant contents of the plan or related materials on its project website (if one is maintained) and at the workplace
Submit an annual “Certification Regarding Trafficking in Persons, Implementing Title XVII of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013” to its Agreement Officer or Contracting Officer.
- Sub-awardees, including grantees, implementing partners, and subcontractors falling under the above criteria, must implement a plan and submit a certification to The Asia Foundation annually.