MFAT Annual Report 2018-19
Read the MFAT Annual Report 2018-19
Read or download the MFAT Annual Report 2018-19.
Case study: New Zealand’s International Human Rights Action Plan 2019-2023
In 2018-19, New Zealand adopted a Human Rights Action Plan. It sets out our priorities for international advocacy on human rights issues for the next five years.
Case study: Climate Change: New Zealand - An ‘ideas engine’ in the multilateral world order
The rulebook for the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change was agreed at COP24 in December 2018. New Zealand diplomat Jo Tyndall played a prominent role in reaching this milestone.
Case study: Response to Christchurch terror attack and the Christchurch Call
The impact of the 15 March terrorist attack was felt around the world and required a wide-ranging response from the Ministry as part of the whole-of-government national security system response.
Case study: Conclusion of the Singapore Enhanced Partnership
This year saw the successful conclusion to negotiations on the Singapore Enhanced Partnership.
Case study: Lifting engagement on trade policy
New Zealand is a trading nation that benefits from international trade rules and access to offshore markets, and now more than ever we have heard a strong message that New Zealanders want to have their say on our country’s trade negotiations.
Case study: Resolving Barriers to Trade
Resolving barriers to trade is an important part of the Ministry’s Economic Diplomacy Programme, which seeks to use the Ministry’s diplomatic network to help New Zealand exporters succeed in overseas markets.
Case Study: The Pacific Reset - A Year On
New Zealand has always had a strong focus on the Pacific as we are a Pacific country, connected to the region by culture, history and politics.