Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs is one of seven subcommittees of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Jurisdiction [ edit ]
The Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs oversees
United States relations with countries in East Asia and the Pacific Rim. This corresponds to the geographic region under the purview of Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Department of State. This is a geographic area from the Japan, China and Mongolia to Burma, including Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Australia, and Indonesia. The subcommittee also oversees regional organizations such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
This subcommittee is also responsible for all matters within the region's under its jurisdiction with respect to
terrorism and non-proliferation, crime and illicit narcotics, U.S. foreign assistance programs, and the promotion of U.S. trade and exports.
See also [ edit ]
U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment
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