The Lawphil Project - Philippine Laws and Jurisprudence Databank - Arellano Law Foundation
_ Department of Foreign Affairs


To contribute to the enhancement of national security and the protection of the territorial integrity and national sovereignty;

To participate in the national endeavor to sustain development and to enhance the Philippines' competitive edge in a global milieu;

To protect the rights and promote the welfare of Filipinos overseas and to mobilize them as partners in national development;

To project a positive image of the Philippines;

To increase international understanding of Philippine culture for mutually-beneficial relations with other countries; and,

To increase and maximize human, financial, technological and other resources to optimize the performance of the Department.

The Lawphil Project - Arellano Law Foundation