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.


Theodore J. Garrish
Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs
Andrew L. Horn
Chief of Staff
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

DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center to be Managed by the BIRD Foun...
The Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
February 22, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency
Conversations covered nuclear nonproliferation, management practices, nuclear cooperation, and advances in civilian nuclear energy.
February 14, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Participates In German LNG Conference
Deputy Secretary Brouillette emphasized how America’s natural gas revolution has played an integral role in U.S. energy security.
February 12, 2019
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US Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Meets in Jerusalem with Israel’s Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz
Deputy Secretary of Energy Brouillette expresses support for Israel’s efforts to develop the rich natural gas resources of the eastern Mediterranean.
January 16, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette meets with Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Al-Kaabi
Deputy Secretary Brouillette meets with Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Al-Kaabi
January 14, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Attends Second Qatar-U.S. Strategic Dialogue
Dialogue furthers the U.S.-Qatari strategic partnership and is important to reaffirm both countries’ joint commitment to shared objectives.
January 13, 2019
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Department of Energy Moves to Increase Certainty and Streamline LNG Exports
New policy action will simplify reporting requirements for U.S. LNG exporters.
December 19, 2018
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Iraq and Kurdistan
Secretary Perry leads U.S. delegation for talks with government officials in Baghdad and Erbil.
December 11, 2018
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Readout of Secretary Perry's Visit to Qatar and Saudi Arabia
Secretary Perry concludes a productive visit to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, two of America’s most important strategic energy partners.
December 10, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy and Italy’s Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research to Collaborate on Particle Accelerator Construction
Agreement launches a multinational collaboration to build a powerful new accelerator at DOE’s Fermilab complex.
December 4, 2018
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