The International Communication and Information Policy (CIP) group is led by the United States Coordinator for International Communication and Information Policy who also holds the rank of Deputy Assistant Secretary and, by U.S. Senate confirmation, Ambassador.
CIP is divided into three offices: Bilateral and Regional Affairs, Multilateral Affairs, and Technology and Security Policy. These offices lead interagency delegations to international meetings (frequently with private sector participation), work with Advisory Committees, coordinate Executive Branch views on related policies, provide fora for input from private sector and consumer organizations, and maintain close liaison with U.S. embassies and other missions around the world to advocate U.S. interests.
Bilateral and Regional Affairs (CIP/BA)
The Office of Bilateral and Regional Affairs works with governments in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America on issues of:
Multilateral Affairs (CIP/MA)
The Office of Multilateral Affairs represents the full range of U.S. ICT and telecommunications policy interests in the following multilateral organizations:
Technology and Security Policy (CIP/TS)
The Office of Technology and Security Policy covers the following issues and international organizations: