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To provide advice on international science and technology affairs, including the management of international programs, and the interpretation of foreign policy guidelines set by the Department of State and Commerce; serve as liaison between NIST and the international science and technology offices of other Government agencies, foreign governments and international bodies; provide NIST representation on various delegations to international meetings and on committees; manage NIST bilateral and multilateral cooperative programs, and represent the Director in the negotiation on such international agreements; serve as the focal point for foreign visitors and guest researchers; provide assistance to NIST travelers visiting foreign laboratories and institutions; arrange for NIST services to users in friendly countries (15 U.S.C. 273); and also serve as the focal point for NIST's cooperation with academic institutions and coordinate all academic affairs of NIST.

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NIST is an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department's Technology Administration.

Date created: March 21, 2001
Last updated: August 28, 2007

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Biofuels Symposium June 2007
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A U.S.-Israel Perspective Seminar
small yellow bullet Post-Doc Conference: Access to STEM* Talent
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small yellow bullet 50th Anniversary of the NIST Postdoctoral Research Associates Program
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