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(1) Such delegation of authority does not extend to any duties or functions which, under existing law, can only be exercised by the Secretary of State or by an Assistant Secretary of State acting in his behalf. In the absence of the Assistant

Secretary - Public Affairs, such duties are performed by the Assistant Secretary-Political Affairs or, in his absence, the Assistant Secretary-Economic Affairs.

(ii) Such delegation of authority is exercised under the general direction and control of the Assistant Secretary-Public Affairs or, during his absence, the Secretary of State.

(iii) Such delegation of authority does not affect any delegation of authority to any subordinate officials below the rank of Assistant Secretary of State. [Paragraph (c) amended by DR-OR 10, Dec. 16, 1947, effective Dec. 20, 1947, 12 F.R. 8674]

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Assistant Secretary:

(1) Serves as chairman of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation. (2) Serves as

chairman of United States delegation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

(3) 'Serves on the Inter-Departmental Social Policy Committee.

$ 1.401 UNESCO Relations Staj--(a) Purpose. To develop policies, to provide planning and coordination, and to per

operations required for United States participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

(b) Major functions. The Staff performs the following functions:

(1) Serves as the policy, planning, and administrative agency in the Department to develop, review, integrate, and direct the two-way flow of findings, policies, recommendations, and materials between UNESCO and the Department, other Federal agencies, the United States National Commission for UNESCO, and interested United States organizations and

(2) Serves as the Secretariat for the United States National Commission for UNESCO to give advice on policy issues, and provides, in collaboration with the appropriate offices and divisions of the Department, planning, analysis, and ad

ministrative and informational services for the Commission and its committees. It is specifically responsible for conference arrangements and informational services for meetings and activities of the National Commission.

(3) Provides, in collaboration with the appropriate offices and divisions of the Department, policy and research services for delegates to UNESCO, and policy, research and administrative services for the United States Counselor on UNESCO affairs resident in Paris and the member from the United States on the Executive Board of UNESCO.

(4) Collaborates with officers of the Office of Special Political Affairs, Office of Departmental Administration, Office of Budget and Planning, and other offices of the Department in matters concerning the organization and budget of UNESCO; with the Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs and other Department Offices, in program matters; and with the Ofice of Public Affairs, with regard to informational aspects of the program,

(c) Organization. The staff reports and is responsible to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs. The staff includes a Director, a Deputy Director, and officials responsible for activities in the following fields: Organization Relations; Policy Liaison; Planning and Administration; and Program-Analysis. [DROR 6, June 27, 1947, effective July 8, 1947, 12 F.R. 4433]

$ 1.402 Secretariat of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation-(a) Purpose. To serve as the central integrating and coordinating staff within the Department of State for the programs of Federal agencies which, as members of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation, conduct cooperative programs with other governments for the interchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

(b) Major functions. The Secretariat performs the following major functions:

(1) Makes recommendations to and assists the Assistant Secretary for public affairs in developing policies, programs, and projects pertaining to the participation of other Federal agencies in cooperative scientific, technical, and cultural activities abroad that are undertaken under the auspices of the In

form

individuals.

terdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation.

(2) Performs the basic staff work and undertakes the required liaison with offices and divisions of the Department to assure the integration with over-all United States foreign policy of the programs and activities involving international interchange of persons, knowledge, and skills that are undertaken by other Federal agencies under the auspices of the Interdepartmental Committee.

(3) Services the Interdepartmental Committee and its Executive Committee and subcommittees iis scheduling meetings, planning agenda, and preparing necessary information and supporting documents; takes appropriate actions to carry out Committee decisions and recommendations; and maintains adequate reports and records.

(4) Collaborates with and assists the member agencies of the Committee and the Office of Budget and Planning in (i) formulating and preparing the over-all budget-submission for projects of member agencies and (ii) making initial allocation of funds each fiscal year and subsequent adjustments in such allocations.

(5) Secures and prepares reports, analyses, and other information material concerning current and past projects, to enable the Committee and the Department to appraise future projects or proposals of participating agencies; prepares special reports regarding the over-all Committee program for dissemination to the field and the public through prescribed Departmental channels.

(6) Maintains continuous liaison with the Committee Secretariat Branch of the Executive Secretariat, to insure a twoway flow of information and of coordination of policy and action between the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation and other interdepartmental committees on which the Department is represented.

(c) Organization. The Secretariat reports and is responsible to the Assistant Secretary for public affairs. It includes an Executive Secretary, a Deputy Executive Secretary, and officials responsible for activities in the following fields: Budget and Administrative Procedures; and Program Analysis and Reports. (DR-OR 8, Oct. 13, 1947, effective Oct. 17, 1947, 12 F.R. 6808]

$ 1.410 Ofice of Public Affairs-(a) Purpose. To formulate and coordinate policy and action concerning the United States public aspects of foreign relations.

(b) Major functions. The Office performs the following functions:

(1) Maintains communication between the American public and the Department respecting foreign affairs.

(2) Undertakes historical research studies in the field of American foreign policy and American diplomatic relations.

(3) Initiates and coordinates the publication policy of the Department and directs the publication program.

(4) Plans and coordinates public-information programs representing all Departmental operations.

(5) Prepares, through a special staff of writers, informational material on foreign policy in the form of speeches for delivery by Department officials, pamphlets, summaries, outlines, and policy statements.

(c) Organization. The Office consists of the Office of the Director, Executive Office, Division of Public Liaison, Division of Public Studies, Division of Historical Policy Research, and Division of Publications.

$ 1.420 Office of Information and Educational Exchange-(a) Purpose. To support United States foreign policy by giving foreign peoples a true picture of the aims, policies, and institutions of the United States and by promoting mutual understanding between Americans and other peoples as an essential foundation for durable peace; and to assist private activities contributing to this objective.

(b) Major functions. The Office performs the following functions:

(1) Coordinates policy and action for United States programs in the field of international information and cultural affairs.

(2) Disseminates abroad information about the United States through all appropriate media.

(3) Promotes freedom of information among all peoples.

(4) Furthers the international exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

(5) Integrates the programs and activities of other Federal agencies involving the international interchange of persons,

knowledge, and skills with over-all United States foreign policy.

(c) Organization. The Office consists of the Ofice of the Director, which includes the Policy Coordination and

Liaison Stati; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Relations Staff; Secretariat of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation; Information Liaison Unit; Program Planning and Evaluation Board, the Executive Ofice; Division of International Press and Publications; Division of International Broadcasting; Division of International Motion Pictures; Division of International Exchange of Persons; Division of Libraries and Institutes; Area Division 1-Europe; Area Division II—Near East and Africa; Area Division III—Far East; Area Division IV-Other American Republics; and Area Division VOccupied Areas. (Preceding introductory text, in small type, superseded by following introductory test during period covered by this Supplement)

(c) Organization. The Office consists of the Office of the Director, which includes the Policy Coordination and Liaison Ştaff, Information Liaison Unit, Program Planning, and Evaluation Board, and the Executive Office; Division of International Press and Publications; Division of International Broadcasting; Division of International Motion Pictures; Division of International Exchange of Persons; Division of Libraries and Institutes; Area Division I, Europe; Area Division II, Near East and Africa; Area Division III, Far East; Area Division IV, Other American Republics; and Area Division V, Occupied Areas.

(1) Policy Coordination and Liaison Staff:

(1) Acts as Secretariat for the Program Planning and Evaluation Board.

(ii) Issues, on behalf of the Program Planning and Evaluation Board, policy and program directives for the Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs.

(iii) Provides, for consideration and action by the Program Planning and Evaluation Board, evaluations of program effectiveness and compliance with policy directives.

(iv) Maintains liaison with other Offices of the Department and with other Federal agencies to obtain information for the divisions of the Ofice of International Information and Cultural Affairs.

(2) United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Relations Staff:

(1)Serves as a policy planning and administrative agency to review, integrate, and direct the two-way flow of findings, policies, recommendations, and materials between the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and the Department, other Federal agencies, the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and interested organizations and individuals.

(11) Serves as Secretariat for the United States National Commission to give advice on policy issues and provides research, analysis, administrative, and liaison services for the Commission.

(111) Provides services similar to those set forth in the above paragraph, to the permanent staff in Paris and to United States representatives and delegates to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

(2) Secretariat of Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation:

(1) Integrates with over-all United States foreign policy and with policies of the Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs, the programs and activities of other Federal agencies of the Government involving international interchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

(ii) Cooperates, on behalf of the Ofice of International Information and Cultural Affairs, with representatives from other Federal agencies participating in, or which may participate in, cooperative scientific, technical, and cultural activities abroad in the planning, coordination, or initiation of all such projects undertaken under the auspices of the United States,

(iii) In close cooperation with the appropriate offices of the Department, reviews and evaluates such current and past projects, and facilitates the appraisal of future projects or proposals of participating agencies.

(3) Information Liaison Unit:

(1) Serves as an information center for all activities of the Office, for headquarters and the field.

(ii) Obtains, correlates, and passes on to the Office of Public Affairs the necessary materials and policy guidance for the conduct of an information program.

(iii) Acts as the clearing house with the Office of Public Affairs and the Special Assistant to the Secretary for Press Relations, on matters of public information concerning the program of the Office.

(iv) Works with the Congressional Liaison Unit of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs on relations with the Congress.

(4) Program Planning and Evaluation Board:

(i) Reviews, coordinates, evaluates, and approves policy and program directives, projects originating in the Office, and information materials used by the Ofice.

(ii) Evaluates the programs of the Office as carried out.

(5) Office of the Executive Officer: In collaboration with the appropriate administrative offices of the Department, directs and controls the fiscal, management, and personnel matters of the Office, through assistant executive officers, in accord with Departmental policies and programs.

(i) Approves for policy and adequacy personnel proposals; coordinates and controls the processing of foreign and domestic personnel actions, including recruitment, placement, classification, separation, and travel.

(11) Analyzes operations and evaluates methods for the purpose of establishing areas of responsibility, lines of authority, efficient work methods, flow of materials, control and adequate services; issues or approves ofice procedures and operating instructions.

(iii) Directs the preparation of the Office budget, determines allotments and availability of funds, maintains allotment- and personnel-ceiling controls, reviews financial statements and makes cost analyses of programs.

(iv) Maintains constant working relationships with other Departmental Offices on administrative matters and servicing functions.

CODIFICATION: $ 1.420 (c) was amended in the following respects, during the period covered by this Supplement:

By Departmental Regulation OR 6, Assistant Secretary of State, June 27, 1947, effective July 8, 1947, 12 F.R. 4433:

1. The text preceding subparagraph (1) was amended to read as set forth above.

2. Subparagraph (2) was revoked.

3. Subparagraphs (3) to (6), inclusive, were redesignated (2) to (5), inclusive.

By Departmental Regulation OR 8, Chief, Division of Organization and Budget, Oct. 13, 1947, effective Oct. 17, 1947, 12 F.R. 6808:

4. The headnote of the section changed from "Office of International In

formation and Cultural Affairs" to read as set forth above.

5. In the text of paragraph (c) preceding subparagraph (1), the words "Secretariat of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation", appearing immediately preceding "Information Liaison Unit", were deleted.

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Office has the following relationships:

(1) Is represented on the Interdepartmental Committee for Scientific and Cultural Cooperation.

(2) Is represented on the Interdepartmental Committee on the Acquisition of Foreign Publications.

$ 1.500 Assistant Secretary; Economic Affairs—(a) Purpose. To advise and assist the Secretary in the development and implemention of foreign economic policy with respect to international trade, finance, economic development and security, and transport and communications.

(b) Major functions. The office of the Assistant Secretary Performs the following functions:

(1) Initiates, formulates, and coordinates foreign economic policy and action.

(2) Guides and directs economic programs and policy-development for the Offices under its jurisdiction,

(3) Through a Special Assistant for Economic and Social Council Affairs:

(1) Coordinates substantive matters coming before the Economic and Social Council and recommends United States position by consulting with appropriate offices in the Department and other Federal agencies and interdepartmental committees.

(11) Affords the liaison point between the United States Representative on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and the various Federal agencies and interdepartmental committees.

(111) Provides continuing liaison with other Federal agencies regarding their interest in economic and social matters coming before the United Nations or before specialized international organizations, the International Monetary Fund, and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, in their relationship to the Economic and Social Council.

(4) Through an Adviser on Relief and Rehabilitation Policy:

(1) Develops, directs, and coordinates the Department's policies regarding United States foreign relief and short-term rehabilitation problems.

(11) Integrates the work of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration with that of private relief agencies and other government-financed programs.

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(111) Furnishes policy-guidance for the Secretary, Special Assistant for Economic and control and administration of the United Social Council Affairs, Adviser on Relief and States contribution to the United Nations Rehabilitation Policy, Economic Policy InRelief and Rehabilitation Administration. formation Service, and Secretariat for the

(iv) Determines, in consultation with in- Executive Committee on Economic Foreign terested parties in the Department of State, Policy, and has jurisdiction over the Office Department of Agriculture, representatives

of International Trade Policy, Office of Finanof British and Canadian Governments, and

cial and Development Policy, Office of Ecorepresentatives of needy areas, the policy as

nomic Security Policy, and Office of the Forto what relief, if any, will be required in

eign Liquidation Commissioner. [Paragraph those areas.

(c) amended by DR-OR 2, approved May 15, (5) Through an Economic Policy Informa

1947, 12 F.R. 3603) tion Service:

(Preceding section, in small type, superseded (1) Edits and publishes the weekly "Cur

by following section during period covered by rent Economic Developments," which re- this Supplement] cords the work of the economic offices of the Department.

$ 1.500 Assistant Secretary: Economic (11) Edits and publishes a "Secret Daily Affairs-(a) Purpose. To advise and asEconomic Summary."

sist the Secretary in the development and (iii) Prepares special reports and sum- implementation of foreign economic polmaries in the economic field.

icy with respect to international trade, (iv) Supervises the technical aspect of

finance, and economic development and the economic Information and reporting ac

security. tivities in the various economic ofices of the Department.

(b) Major functions. The office of the (v) Establishes procedures for the guid

Assistant Secretary performs the followance of the information officers and repre- ing functions: sentatives in the offices, to assure clear com

(1) Initiates, formulates, and coordiprehensive, accurate, and consistent report

nates foreign economic policy and action. ing on economic matters.

(2) Guides and directs économic pro(6) Through a Secretariat for the Executive Committee on Economic Foreign Policy:

grams and policy-development for the (1) Anticipates and brings to the atten. Ofices under its jurisdiction. tion of the Executive Committee for coor- (3) Through a Special Assistant for dination and policy recommendations, prob- Economic and Social Council Affairs: lems arising in the Federal agencies that involve United States foreign economic re

(i) Coordinates substantive matters lations.

coming before the Economic and Social (11) Recommends procedure, including

Council and recommends United States the establishment of subcommittees, for the position by consulting with appropriate disposition of the problems.

offices in the Department and other Fed(111) Coordinates the activities of the Ex- eral agencies and interdepartmental ecutive Committee, its subcommittees, and committees. other related interdepartmental committees,

(ii) Affords the liaison oint between to assure full coverage on all questions and problems to avoid overlapping and conflict,

the United States representative on the (iv) Performs administrative services to

Economic and Social Council of the assure efficient operation of the committee.

United Nations and the various Federal (c) Organization. The office of the As- agencies and interdepartmental commitsistant Secretary consists of the Assistant tees. Secretary, Special Assistant for Economic

(iii) Provides continuing liaison with and Social Council Affairs, Adviser on Relief

other Federal agencies regarding their and Rehabilitation Policy, Economic Policy

interest in economic and social matters Information Service, and Secretariat for the

coming before the United Nations or beExecutive Committee on Economic Foreign

fore specialized international organizaPolicy, and has jurisdiction over the Office

tions, the International Monetary Fund, of International Trade Policy, Office of Financial and Development Policy, Office of

and the International Bank for ReconEconomic Security Policy, Office of the For

struction and Development, in their reeign Liquidation Commissioner, and Office lationship to the Economic and Social of Transport and Communications.

Council. (Preceding paragraph, in small type, super

(4) Through a Special Assistant for seded by following paragraph, also in small

the Relief-Assistance Program: type, during period covered by this Supple- (i) Is responsible for developing policy ment]

and coordinating action within the De(c) Organization. The office of the As

partment on all matters arising under sistant Secretary consists of the Assistant Public Law 84 of the 80th Congress (here

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