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

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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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Hosts Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation
Participants from the U.S. included officials from the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
August 8, 2018
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5 Ways the U.S. is Partnering with the Indo-Pacific Region on Energy
New effort called Asia EDGE – Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy aims to strengthen energy security in the Indo-Pacific region.
July 30, 2018
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8th U.S.-EU Energy Council Meeting
The 8th U.S.-EU Energy Council meets in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018.
July 30, 2018
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The United States and Israel Establish Joint Center of Excellence in Energy
Energy Rick Perry and Israeli Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz signed the agreement today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
June 25, 2018
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Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
June 21, 2018
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U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council
Government and private sector leaders from the U.S. and Mexico discussed bilateral trade within the energy sector between these markets.
June 15, 2018
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