Mission Statement

The Office of International Affairs has primary responsibility in the Department of Energy for international energy cooperation in energy, science, and technology.

The Assistant Secretary for International Affairs (IA) advises the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and other relevant DOE leadership on strategic implementation of the United States’ international energy policy.  IA leads and develops the Department’s bilateral and multilateral R&D cooperation, including investment and trade activities, and represents the Department and United States Government in interagency processes, intergovernmental forums, and bilateral and multilateral proceedings that address the development and implementation of energy policies, strategies and objectives.

Leadership

Theodore J. Garrish
Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs
P. Wells Griffith, III
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs
Andrea Waldman Lockwood
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa, Middle East, Europe & Eurasia
Elizabeth Urbanas
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Americas

International Affairs News

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Chairman Francois Jacq of France’s CEA Sign Statements of Intent on Advanced Fast Neutron Sodium-Coo...
The signing ushers in a new era of DOE-CEA research and development (R&D) cooperation with enhanced collaboration.
April 26, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy and Indian Department of Atomic Energy Sign Agreement for Neutrino Physics Collaboration
Agreement opens the way for jointly advancing cutting-edge neutrino science projects underway in both countries.
April 16, 2018
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CERAWeek 2018 US-Africa Energy Roundtable
Secr. Perry held a U.S.-Africa Energy Roundtable for CERAWeek 2018 to connect, build relationships, & commercial opportunities among U.S. companies.
March 7, 2018
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U.S. Energy Department Works With Mexican and Canadian Counterparts to Demonstrate Leadership in Advanced Materials
DOE works with Mexico and Canadian Counterparts to Demonstrate Leadership in Advanced Materials.
March 5, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette Visits with Key Officials in Europe
Deputy Secretary Brouillette visited Germany for the Munich Security Conference (MSC) and the United Kingdom for International Petroleum Week (IPW).
February 20, 2018
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Departments of Energy & Commerce Co-chair Third Meeting of U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council
The binational private sector council has submitted and prioritized numerous consensus recommendations designed to increase trade.
December 5, 2017
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The U.S. and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research and Collaboration in Clean Fossil Fuels and Carbon Management
Secretary Perry was received by H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, during his visit to Saudi Arabia.
December 4, 2017
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Department of Energy Announces Five New Projects Through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel
Selected clean energy projects will receive $4.8 million through Binational Industrial Research and Development program.
November 1, 2017
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Department of Energy National Labs Recognized as International R&D Hub by International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA designation makes the United States one of only three countries identified for unique capabilities and excellence in nuclear research.
September 18, 2017
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Department of Energy Participates in Press Conference to Mark First Shipment of Coal to Ukraine
The shipment will depart from the Port of Baltimore later this week and arrive in Ukraine in September.
August 21, 2017
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