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This position directs and supervises all activities of the Middle East Bureau and its overseas operations.
The Undersecretary of State for Management is the State Department’s representative on the President’s Management Council and is the Department official responsible for implementing the President’s Management Agenda.
Oversees Department of State activities in Africa.
Oversees the Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs, handling relations with international organizations including the United Nations (UN).