TO ADVANCE THE INTERESTS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND THE FILIPINO PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS is the prime agency of government responsible
for the pursuit of the State's foreign policy and the nerve center for a Foreign
Service worthy of the trust and pride of every Filipino.
We are an organization of competent, dedicated and highly motivated personnel, who
devote their energies to the benefit of the Filipino people. We implement foreign
policy with the highest standards of professionalism and commitment. We pursue bilateral,
regional and multilateral relations to advance the interest of the Philippines and
the Filipinos. We build partnerships with national security and development agencies,
think-tanks and the academe, the private sector, the media and civil society in
the interest of the nation and the people.
We endeavor to promote regional and global cooperation in order to achieve peace,
prosperity and stability. In the global arena, we work for social justice especially
for the poor, human rights and fundamental freedoms, and a democratic way of life.
We are committed to secure a world free from serious environmental degradation,
transnational crime and proliferation of nuclear weapons. Our missions abroad are
the partners of Filipinos overseas in the pursuit of the national interest and in
the promotion and protection of their rights and well-being.
We have highly responsive system, which ensures effective delivery of services.
Our personnel are our greatest asset. We are committed to the personal, professional
and career development of each employee. In pursuit of our goals, we strive for
and live by the principles of excellence, integrity and patriotism.