13 departments and functions 10 administration

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DEPARTMENTS AND FUNCTIONS 1.0 ADMINISTRATION SECTION The role of this section is to provide advice, services and functional guidance that will ensure effective performance and efficient management of the Ministry, both at headquarters and missions abroad. To achieve this goal, the Section undertakes the following: Advise on personnel policies, procedures and methods and on the approach that should be adopted to deal with personnel problems. Train and develop staff with a view of attaining the highest standard of performance possible in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Service and Information, to advice on level of personnel, the ministry wishes to employ Administer condition of service Coordinate administrative activities in respect of headquarters and missions abroad. 2.0 POLITICAL SECTION The Political Section serves to assess, monitor, forge and promote sound relations between Swaziland and the rest 14
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of the world. The Kingdom of Swaziland contributes to various international bodies and is a member of multiple world bodies that promote peace and international security, therefore the Political Department is also tasked with keeping a close eye on news and events that are of interest to Swaziland. 4.0 SADC SECTION The SADC Unit follows up and coordinates the programmes with the 21 Sectors and sub-sectors for implementation on the agreed regional programmes by way of monitoring, evaluation and reporting for a national benefit. The SADC regional policies and programmes are contained in the Regional priority action plans and the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) and their implementation rests on individual member states that have to ensure that these programmes ultimately benefit its citizens. 5.0 LEGAL SECTION The primary purpose of the legal division is to provide in house legal expertise on specific and general questions of international 15
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law. Consistent with Legal Notice No. 1/2008, the legal division is custodian and updating of the Kingdom of Swaziland’s treaty collection. It also provides treaty and information service in particular with information on all aspects concerning international agreements such as signature, ratification, accession and entry into force of all international agreements that the Kingdom of Swaziland is a party to. It further provides legal expertise and input to the Ministry with a view to ensuring that within the domestic context, in particular in respect of departmental matters, including policy, the Ministry acts in conformity with domestic law. 16
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE 17 MINISTER Principal Accountant Principal.Ass istant Secretary Assistant. Socio- Political Analyst Under Secretar y Deputy Chief Chief of Protocol Senior.
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