To advance the interests of the Philippines and the Filipino people in the world community.
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 of 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 highest standards of professionalism and commitment.
We pursue bilateral, regional and multilateral relations to advance the interests 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 partner of Filipinos overseas in the pursuit of the national interest and in the promotion and protection of their rights and well-being.
We have a highly responsive system, which ensures effective delivery of services, our personnel are our 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.