To promote and enhance Botswana’s image and interest. Our service, provided in a professional, reliable, proactive and caring manner, shall be efficient and satisfactory.
To be a respected and influential player in world affairs.
1. Integrity (fairness, trustworthiness, courtesy, honesty)
2. Discipline(punctuality, politeness, promptness, obedience, order, self-control, authority)
3. Professionalism (competence) 4. Patriotism (loyalty)
5. Botho (compassion, courtesy, selflessness, respect)
The Mandate of the Mission
The Permanent Mission of Botswana to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations at Geneva is charged with the responsibility to promote, protect and advance Botswana’s national interests and shared global values in multilateral fora, and on the other hand it also the Embassy for Switzerland, Austria, Greece and Turkey. The Mission is tasked with promoting and maintaining excellent relations at all levels and pursuing avenues for trade and investment, technical and development cooperation, tourism, and strategic partnerships in all sectors in these territories. The Mission also promotes cultural cooperation and people-to-people interactions, and provides Consular Services which includes facilitation of the movement of people between Botswana and countries of accreditation, as well as overseeing the welfare of Batswana resident in these countries.