Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues


The subcommittee's responsibilities include all matters involving international operations and organizations, human rights, democracy, and global women's issues.  This jurisdiction includes the general oversight responsibility for the Department of State, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Foreign Service, and public diplomacy.  It also includes oversight responsibility for United States participation in the United Nations, its affiliated organizations, and other international organizations not under the jurisdiction of other subcommittees.  Finally, it includes general oversight responsibility for U.S. policy in promoting democracy and human rights abroad.