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ARCO’s SUBMISSION – Review of Ireland’s Foreign Policy and External Relations

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is undertaking a review of Ireland’s foreign policy and external relations. The purpose of the review is to provide an updated statement of Ireland’s foreign policy and to identify a series of recommendations for its conduct, with a view to ensuring that the Government is equipped with the right mix of policies and instruments to promote our values and interests in a complex and changing international environment.

Ireland’s current foreign policy goals and objectives are outlined in the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade https://www.dfa.ie/news-and-media/publications/publicationarchive/2012/january/statementofstrategy/.

The purpose of the Public Consultation Document is to seek the views of interested stakeholders and members of the public.

The Executive Committee decided that ARCO would make a formal written submission on the matter to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and this is arcosubmissiondfajan2014.

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