The Public Diplomacy Division Collaborative Programmes Section of NATO in charge of the “Science for Peace and Security” Program finances research projects which address Partner Mediterranean Dialogue priority areas. Acting as NATO country Project Director the US Department of State - Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs assumes the financial responsibility for the Sahara Trade Winds to Hydrogen Project with respect to NATO.
The Bureau of Oceans, Environment, and Science (OES), promotes transformational diplomacy through advancing environmental stewardship, encouraging economic growth, and promoting social development around the globe to foster a safer, more secure and hopeful world.
Nearly 200 employees further these goals through programs and activities concerning infectious diseases, biodiversity, climate change, access to water and energy, ocean and polar affairs, science and technology cooperation, management of toxic chemicals, environmental components of trade agreements, and the exploration of space. In addition, the Bureau represents the United States at major international negotiations. Together, these activities demonstrate the Bureau's commitment to policies that make concrete improvements in people's lives.
NATO country Project Director (NPD):
William A. Lawrence, NATO country Project Director (NPD) NATO Science for Peace - SfP 982620