AGC officers of the International Affairs Division (IAD) are responsible for:
The IAD’s work covers a diverse range of matters including:
The IAD’s role includes the development of international law expertise for Singapore and the establishment of Singapore as an international law hub. These efforts are driven by the Developing International Law Expertise Secretariat (DILES) within IAD, whose primary objective is to develop international law expertise across the Whole-of-Government.
In addition, the Treaties Section within IAD serves as the central coordinating body for all treaty making activities undertaken by the Singapore Government. In this regard, the Treaties Section looks into streamlining and standardising the procedures involved in the treaty-making process. The Treaties Section also serves as the central repository of treaties made by the Singapore Government and information relating to Singapore’s treaty practice.