Bureau of Administration

Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Commercial and Business Affairs Office

A-Z List of Countries and Other Areas

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Near East (northern Africa, Middle East)

Arms Control and International Security

Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

Western Hemisphere (Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada)

Office of Global Publishing Solutions

UN & Other International Organizations

Key Officers of Foreign Service Posts

The Bureau of Administration provides support programs to the Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates. These programs include: procurement; supply and transportation; diplomatic pouch and mail services; official records, publishing, and library services; language services; setting allowance rates for U.S. Government personnel assigned abroad and providing support for Department assisted overseas schools; domestic real property and facilities management; domestic emergency management; support for White House travel abroad; and logistical support for special conferences.

Counterterrorism & Countering Violent Extremism

Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

Office of the Procurement Executive

American Foreign Service Association

Direct services to the public and other government agencies include: responding to requests under theFreedom of Informationand Privacy Acts and providing theVirtual Reading Roomfor public reference to State Department records and information access programs; printing official publications;simultaneous interpretation for Senior USG Officials; and determining use of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the Harry S Truman headquarters building in Washington, DC.

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