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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, Special Representative and Policy Coordinator

Center for Strategic Counterterrorism, Coordinator
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 Coalition against ISIL, Special Presidential Envoy
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 Communications and Information Policy, Coordinator
International Disability Rights, Special Advisor

International Energy Affairs, Special Envoy and Coordinator

International Information Programs, Coordinator
International Information Technology Diplomacy, Senior Coordinator
International Labor Affairs, Special Representative
International Religious Freedom, Ambassador-at-Large
Israel and the Palestinian Authority, U.S. Security Coordinator 

Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, Special Envoy

Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, Special Envoy 

Mujahideen el Khalq Resettlement, Special Advisor
Muslim Communities, Special Representative 

Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Special Advisor  
Northern Ireland Issues, Personal Representative
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 Eastern Caribbean States, Special Representative
Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Special Envoy 

Partner Engagement on Syria Foreign Fighters, Senior Advisor
Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia, Special Envoy

Religion and Global Affairs, Special Representative

Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, Special Representative

Sanctions Policy, Coordinator
Science and Technology, Special Advisor

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

Threat Reduction Programs, Coordinator  
Tibetan Issues, Special Coordinator

U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia, Coordinator

Bureaus and Offices:

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

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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