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Year in Review 2016 - Our Influence

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Strengthening our influence and our capacity to deliver our goals is one of the high level goals of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in our Statement of Strategy 2017-2020, and part of our overall mission statement as a Government Department.

In order to achieve this objective, we strive to:

  • Provide a unified service to Government and citizens, which is responsive to national and global changes and challenges.
  • Operate as an open and accountable Department delivering best practice in governance through a professional and capable workforce with a positive working environment.

The stories below are examples of our delivery of this goal in 2016