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Alphabetical List of Bureaus and Offices


Links in the following list provide the available web pages for the domestic organizational components of the State Department in alphabetical order.

Secretary of State (S)
Deputy Secretary (D)
Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources (DMR)
Counselor of the Department (C)

Under Secretary for:

Arms Control and International Security (T)
Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights (J)
Economic Growth, Energy, and Environment (E)
Management (M)
Political Affairs (P)
Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (R)

Special Advisors, Envoys, and Representatives:

Afghanistan and Pakistan, Special Representative
Arctic, Special Representive
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), U.S. Senior Official

Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues, Special Representative
Burma, Senior Advisor

Central African Republic, Special Representative
Civil Society and Emerging Democracies, Senior Advisor
Climate Change, Special Envoy
Closure of the Guantanamo Detention Facility, Special Envoy

Conference on Disarmament, Permanent Representative
Commercial and Business Affairs, Special Representative
Cyber Issues, Coordinator

Department Spokesperson

Global Food Security, Special Representative
Global Health Diplomacy, Special Representative
Global Intergovernmental Affairs, Special Representative
Global Partnerships, Special Representative
Global Youth Issues, Special Advisor
Great Lakes Region and the D.R.C., Special Envoy

Haiti, Special Coordinator
Holocaust Issues, Special Adviser
Holocaust Issues, Special Envoy

International Disability Rights, Special Advisor
International Energy Affairs, Special Envoy and Coordinator
International Labor Affairs, Special Representative
International Religious Freedom, Ambassador-at-Large
Israel and the Palestinian Authority, U.S. Security Coordinator

Kimberley Process, Chair

Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, Special Envoy
Muslim Communities, Special Representative

Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Special Advisor
North Korean Human Rights Issues, Special Envoy
North Korea Policy, Special Representative
Nuclear Nonproliferation, Special Representative of the President

Office of the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palistinian Negotiations
Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Special Envoy

Secretary Initiatives, Special Advisor
Senior Advisor to the Secretary
Six-Party Talks, Special Envoy
Sudan and South Sudan, Special Envoy

Threat Reduction Programs, Coordinator

Bureaus and Offices:

Administration (A)
African Affairs (AF)
Allowances (A/OPR/ALS)
Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC)
Authentications (A/OPR/GSM/AUTH)

Budget and Planning (BP)

Center for Strategic Counterterrorism (CSCC)

Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Chief Economist, of the Department
Chief of Staff
Civil Rights,
Office of
Comptroller and Global Financial Services (CGFS)
Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)
Consular Affairs (CA)
Counterterrorism (CT)

Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL)

Diplomatic Reception Rooms
Diplomatic Security
Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources (DGHR)

East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP)
Economic and Business Affairs (EB)
Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
Energy Resources (ENR)
European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR)
Executive Secretariat (S/ES)

Foreign Assistance (F)
Foreign Missions (OFM)
Foreign Service Institute (FSI)

Global AIDS Coordinator (S/GAC)
Global Criminal Justice (GCJ) (formerly War Crimes Issues)
Global Food Security
Global Women's Issues
Global Youth Issues (GYI)

Human Resources (DGHR)

Information Resource Management (IRM)
Inspector General (OIG)
Intelligence and Research (INR)
International Information Programs (IIP)
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)
International Organization Affairs (IO)
International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN)

Legal Adviser (L)
Legislative Affairs (H)

Management Policy, Rightsizing and Innovation (PRI)
Medical Services (MED)
Mission to the United Nations (USUN)

Near Eastern Affairs (NEA)

Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs(OES)
Office of Terrorism Finance and Economic Sanctions Policy
Ombudsman, Office of
Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO)

Policy, Planning, and Resources for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (PPR)
Policy Planning Staff (S/P)
Political-Military Affairs (PM)
Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM)
Protocol (S/CPR)
Public Affairs (PA)

Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)

Science & Technology Adviser (STAS)

South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA)

Trafficking in Persons (TIP)

Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA)

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