The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Caspian Studies Program is proud to host a Director's Seminar with Leonard Coburn, who is the Director of the Office of Russian and Eurasian Affairs, Office of Policy and International Affairs at the United States Department of Energy. The Office is the Secretariat for the U.S.-Russia Energy Dialogue and manages the U.S.-Russia Energy Working Group. The Office also is responsible for all energy activities in the countries of the Former Soviet Union, Israel, and Turkey. These responsibilities include both bilateral and multilateral relationships and analytic support on a variety of international energy issues. In addition, the Office is responsible for world oil markets and international oil market emergency response activities.