U.S. Agencies with an International Focus

State Department

From diplomatic security to foreign per diem rates to speeches, this site offers a good start for those seeking information on U.S. foreign policy, travel, and business services.

International Trade Administration

This site has information on trade statistics and industries. Also get trade leads for specific industries, information on public/private partnerships and trade associations.

United States International Trade Commission

Links to various data by industry.

Agency for International Development (USAID)

This agency works with other countries to develop a wide variety of policies.

Bureau of Industry and Security

This agency works with non-proliferation, export control, and chemical weapons compliance mechanisms and controls.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB)

This agency promotes international economic prosperity and rights of foreign laborers through policymaking.

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

This bipartisan U.S. Government Agency was created to monitor the freedom of thought, conscience and religion/belief abroad, as defined by the UN Declaration of Human Rights and related documents, and to provide policy recommendations to the legislative and executive branches of government.

Office of International Affairs (EPA)
This agency works with other countries to facilitate good environmental programs.
Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA)

This agency's mission is to "improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace, and provide food aid and technical assistance to foreign countries."

Export/Import Bank of the United States

This bank provides financing to U.S. companies to help with exporting products and services.

International Affairs of the Interior Department

This page describes some of the ways Interior Department agencies work with other countries in the areas of conservation and wildlife protection by providing valuable scientific research and analysis.

Office of International Affairs - Treasury Department

The main mission of this office is to promote financial stability and sound economic policies abroad.

International Affairs Office - Education Department

This office administers the Education Department's international programs and partners with other U.S. agencies and IGOs to promote U.S. education policies abroad.

International Intellectual Property (Patent & Trademark Office)

This is a webpage of links to information about international intellectual property.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Since 1971, this self-sustaining agency has supported U.S. foreign policy and development initiatives by financing and insuring private U.S. direct investment abroad.

Office of Foreign Assets Control

This agency administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives.

Security Agencies

Department of Homeland Security
Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
Transportation Security Administration
Coast Guard
Customs and Border Protection
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Secret Service
National Security Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Department of Justice