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

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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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Launch U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Energy Dialogue
New effort will facilitate closer cooperation between the United States and Ukraine both in the government and private sector.
November 12, 2018
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Warsaw, Poland
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry visited Warsaw, Poland, the first stop on his four-country trip to Central and Eastern Europe.
November 8, 2018
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DOE Launches Water Security Grand Challenge
Challenge aims to advance transformational technology and innovation to meet the global need for safe, secure, and affordable water.
October 25, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM
Secretary Perry and Ambassador Jon Huntsman met with Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
September 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov
Conversation focused on challenges of the bilateral relationship while recognizing the importance of communicating on energy issues.
September 13, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak
Two leaders discussed ways in which America and Russia n work together can work together to ensure world energy market stability and transparency.
September 13, 2018
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Promising Market for Combined Heat & Power Systems
DOE report identifies opportunities and challenges facing CHP technology within current regulatory environment of Mexico.
September 3, 2018
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