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1 FAM 030 

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE (D)

(CT:ORG-588;   09-24-2021)
(Office of Origin: S/ES-EX)

1 FAM 031  DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE (D)

(CT:ORG-363;   04-09-2015)

a. Serves as the principal deputy and alter ego to the Secretary.

b. Serves as principal adviser to the Secretary and assists the Secretary in the formulation and conduct of all U.S. foreign policy.

c.  Assists the Secretary in carrying out the Secretary's authority and responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and supervision, of interdepartmental activities of the U.S. Government abroad.

d. Assists the Secretary in directing the Department's participation in the National Security Council (NSC) system.

e. Assists the Secretary in representing the United States at international meetings, in performing other representational assignments, and in presenting the Department's position before congressional committees.

f.  Provides recommendations to the Secretary on important personnel appointments.

g. Engages with Chiefs of Mission, the Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources, the Under Secretary of State for Management, and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security on the safety and security of Department of State personnel and facilities abroad.

h. Has substantive and coordinating responsibility for 1 FAM 030 — Office of the Deputy Secretary of State (D).

1 FAM 031.1  Authorities

(CT:ORG-430;   10-20-2017)

a. The authority for the Deputy Secretary is found in 22 U.S.C. 2651a(a)(2).

b. In any case in which the Secretary has been granted a delegable authority, the Deputy Secretary is authorized to exercise that authority pursuant to Department of State Delegation of Authority 245-2, dated July 31, 2017.

1 FAM 032  DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE for management and resources (D-MR)

(CT:ORG-363;   04-09-2015)

a. Serves as principal adviser and assists the Secretary in the formulation and conduct of all management and resources policy and activities.

b. Assists the Secretary in giving overall supervision and direction to substantive and management elements of the Department.  Is responsible for overall supervision and direction of the Department's planning, evaluation, and resource allocation processes.  Assists the Secretary in the formulation and conduct of U.S. foreign policy.

c.  Assists the Secretary in directing U.S. Foreign Assistance.

d. Assists the Secretary in carrying out the Secretary's authority and responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and supervision, of interdepartmental activities of the U.S. Government abroad.

e. Assists the Secretary in directing the Department’s participation in the National Security Council (NSC) system.

f.  Assists the Secretary in representing the United States at international meetings, in performing other representational assignments, and in presenting the Department's position before congressional committees.

g. Provides recommendations to the Secretary on important personnel appointments.

h. Engages with Chiefs of Mission, the Deputy Secretary, the Under Secretary of State for Management, and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security on the safety and security of Department of State personnel and facilities abroad.

i.  Has substantive and coordinating responsibility for 1 FAM 032 – Office of the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources (D-MR).

1 FAM 032.1  Authorities

(CT:ORG-430;   10-20-2017)

a. The authority for the Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources is found in 22 U.S.C. 2651a(a)(2).

1 FAM 033  director OF FOREIGN ASSISTANCE (F)

1 FAM 033.1  Responsibilities

(CT:ORG-588;   09-24-2021)

a. The Director of Foreign Assistance reports directly to the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources (D/MR).

b. F was established in 2006 to lead and coordinate foreign assistance resources across State and USAID, while working closely with interagency and external stakeholders.

c.  In 2020, the Secretary approved changing the name of the office from the Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources to the Office of Foreign Assistance (F), which Congress subsequently authorized. The new name reflects F’s role and mandate to provide general oversight and direction for policy, strategy, budget, and performance related to U.S. foreign assistance. 

d. On behalf of the Secretary of State, F optimizes the impact of foreign assistance by strategically aligning foreign assistance resources to the Secretary’s overarching foreign policy goals, measuring effectiveness, and promoting evidence-based policies, including budget formulation, justification, and execution mechanisms;

e. Serves as a resource for the Secretary, the Deputy Secretary, the Under Secretaries, the USAID Administrator and the heads of other departments and agencies that implement U.S. foreign assistance to support developing policies, plans, and programs to achieve national security, foreign policy, and development goals;

f.  Performs results-oriented functions related to U.S. foreign assistance, to include leading an integrated budget, strategic planning, and performance process, as part of integrated interagency program planning to amplify foreign assistance in alignment with the Department’s Managing for Results Framework; promoting monitoring and evaluation; increasing transparency; facilitating data analysis, information management, and reporting; and developing foreign assistance policies through research and partnerships;

g. Supports interagency collaboration on foreign assistance programs and policies of other agencies and entities, including the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Trade and Development Agency, Export-Import Bank, and the Peace Corps;

h. As part of integrated interagency program planning to amplify foreign assistance, creates and directs consolidated policy, strategic, and program plans, the operational budget, program evaluation/results reporting from bureaus and offices within State and USAID.

i.  Has substantive and coordinating responsibility for 1 FAM.

1 FAM 033.2  Authorities

(CT:ORG-588;   09-24-2021)

Authorities relevant to F’s activities include:

(1)  Foreign Assistance Act of 1961;

(2)  Arms Export Control Act;

(3)  Delegation of Authority 480, dated December 23, 2019, related to the authorities in section 7019(b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Division F, Public Law 116-6) (FY 2019 SFOAA);

(4)  Delegation of Authority 459, dated September 5, 2018, related to the authorities in section 7076(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 (Division K, Public Law 115-141) (FY 2018 SFOAA);

(5)  Delegation of Authority 437, dated May 1, 2017, related to the authority in 10 U.S.C. 333;

(6)  Delegation of Authority 293-2, dated October 23, 2011, delegating various foreign assistance authorities to the Director; and

(7) 8 FAM 300.

1 FAM 034  THROUGH 039 UNASSIGNED

 

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