The Office of International Affairs responds to the most pressing global energy challenges, ranging from energy security and market volatility to long-term efforts to reduce carbon pollution and the impacts of climate change.
The U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center operates under a bilateral diplomatic initiative to encourage research, development, and deployment in both countries.
President Obama and Prime Minister Harper launched the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue in 2009 to encourage the development of clean energy technologies.
The Clean Energy Ministerial is a high-level global forum to share best practices and promote policies and programs that facilitate the transition to a global clean energy economy.
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.
Recent Blog Posts
June 16, 2014
Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman recently visited Argentina to advance the bilateral energy relationship between the two countries.
June 16, 2014
Learn more about the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial, held June 3-4, 2014, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
May 16, 2014
CEM5 brought together energy ministers and other high-level delegates, as well as the private sector and other stakeholders to discuss progress on CEM’s overarching goal: accelerating the transition toward a global clean energy economy.
May 6, 2014
Secretary Moniz participated in meetings with fellow G-7 counterparts to discuss ways to strengthen collective energy security.