Under-Secretaries of State
The Ministers and the Secretary of State are assisted by Under-Secretaries of State who have their own fields of responsibility and also coordinate matters related to foreign policy with other public authorities. The Under-Secretary of State also coordinates and directs the work of the various units under his or her control.
There are four fields of responsibility:
- Internal and External Services
- Foreign and Security Policy, Communications and Culture
- External Economic Affairs
- International Development Cooperation and Development Policy