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Year in Review 2016 - Our Values

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Working for a fairer, more just, secure and sustainable world 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

This involves:

- Making progress towards the eradication of poverty and hunger and promoting inclusive economic growth;
- Promoting and protecting human rights internationally;
- Supporting a stable and secure rules-based international environment; and
- Working to achieve a new framework for sustainable development that addresses climate change, food security and related issues.


The stories below are examples of how we worked to achieve this goal in 2016.