The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs defines and implements the foreign and European policy of Luxembourg. He coordinates the external action of the Luxembourg Government. The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs seeks to promote a coherent approach to diplomacy, defense, development and immigration and supports Luxembourg interests abroad.
Founding member of most major international institutions, including the European Union and the United Nations, Luxembourg is a strong supporter of European integration and multilateralism. Luxembourg diplomacy defends the values of freedom, peace and security, democracy and human rights, good governance and the rule of law, solidarity and sustainable development, with a constant concern to preserve and strengthen the framework of international law within which international relations.
To this end, the MFA and its diplomatic network work in a spirit of togetherness and partnership in order to promote stability and prosperity. Luxembourg's diplomacy serves Luxembourgers, state institutions, private sector and civil society to promote and defend abroad all Luxembourg interests in the political, economic and commercial, cultural and consular .
Luxembourg diplomacy is characterized by its dynamism, reliability and professionalism.
The functions of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs are defined by the Grand-Ducal decree on the establishment of ministries.
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs consists of a secretariat and eight directions.