The Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Rose Gottemoeller, Acting, leads the interagency policy process on nonproliferation and manages global U.S. security policy, principally in the areas of nonproliferation, arms control, regional security and defense relations, and arms transfers and security assistance. This entails overseeing the negotiation, implementation, and verification of international agreements in arms control and international security. Other specific responsibilities include directing and coordinating export control policies and policies to prevent missile, nuclear, chemical, biological, and conventional weapons proliferation. All of these contribute to the State Department’s strategic goal of countering threats to the United States and the international order. The Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security serves as a Senior Adviser to the President and the Secretary of State.
Apr. 29: 2015 Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. Full Text»
Deputy Assistant Secretary Rose (May 7): "Our ever increasing monitoring and warning capabilities provide critical, timely information to first responders during natural disasters leading to faster, more efficient recovery efforts." Full Text»
The United States joins partners from over 85 countries, international organizations, and the private sector at the United Nations in New York on May 1 for a plenary meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia. More» Communique»PM/CPMS»