The 12th annual report of the Audit Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which records the Committee’s activities during 2017.
The Department's Strategy Statement focuses on how we implement the commitments assigned to us in the Programme for Government, 2011-16 and in the Statement of Government Priorities (July 2014). We have identified five high-level goals to guide our work from 2015 to 2017 in our Statement of Strategy 2015-2017.
The 12th annual report of the Audit Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which records the Committee’s activities during 2015.
Although an island, Ireland is connected to the global community in ways that would have seemed fanciful only a generation ago.
A review of Ireland’s foreign policy: The Global Island: Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World, was launched in January 2015.
The review considers how the Government safeguards our peace, security and economic prosperity, and promotes reconciliation and cooperation at home.
The protection of our citizens and the promotion of our values and our interests abroad are at the core of Ireland’s foreign policy.