Read or download the MFAT Annual Report 2017-18.
MFAT Annual Report 2017-18
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Annual Report 2017-18, was presented to the House of Representatives on 17 October 2018.
In this section
New Zealand played a major role in negotiations for this significant disarmament agreement signed in 2017.
We worked with the Asia New Zealand Foundation to create opportunities for young entrepreneurs and an understanding of South East Asia.
We helped design and fund two of the most comprehensive reports ever completed on how Small Island Developing States access development funding to deal with challenges like climate change.
We adopted a Strategy to increase our engagement with iwi and build Mātauranga Māori capacity within the Ministry.
We undertook significant work to reduce the gender pay gap as an initial step in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, and reinforce our commitment to a happy, healthy and high-performing community.