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A department central to effective international action planned and carried out to serve Quebecers according to sustainable development principles.


To promote and defend Québec's interests internationally while ensuring respect for its authority and the consistency of government activities.

The Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie carries out its mission through:

  • Its knowledge of the international context.
  • The policy advice it provides for the government.
  • Its coordination of international government activities.
  • The ties it builds with foreign governments and international organizations.