Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, International Environmental Protection, and Peace Corps


The subcommittee's responsibilities include general oversight responsibility for U.S. development policy and foreign assistance programs.  It includes U.S. bilateral humanitarian, development, economic, trade and security assistance programs carried out by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and other U.S. agencies, and U.S. voluntary contributions to international organizations providing assistance to foreign nations.

It also includes matters related to: (1) international monetary policy, including U.S. participation in international financial institutions; (2) U.S. foreign economic policy, including export enhancement and trade promotion; and (3) international investment, protection of intellectual property, and technological transfer.

Finally, the subcommittee is responsible for matters related to all of the activities and programs of the Peace Corps, international energy security, and international environmental protection, including the oceans and space.