The Secretariat performs tasks related to the management of human, financial and information resources.
It performs tasks concerning security and technical maintenance and tasks related to mail, document and archive management, handling of classified information, and public procurement. It coordinates the work of expert services and other internal organisational units and ensures the smooth running of internal organisational processes.
It protects the interests of the Republic of Slovenia, its nationals and legal entities abroad and provides consular assistance to Slovenian nationals abroad.
It provides support to the operation of the diplomatic and consular corps and diplomatic missions, international organisations and their missions and consular posts in Slovenia. It is responsible for diplomatic correspondence and performs tasks related to diplomatic privileges and immunities.
It organises official events hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, working visits by foreign ministers of other countries, and other events organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.