The diplomatic activities of the Order are closely linked to its humanitarian mission: the presence of accredited diplomatic missions in 106 countries of the world supports the activities of the Order. In the international political field, the Order of Malta is neutral, impartial and non-political. Because of these characteristics, the Order can act as a mediator whenever a State requests its intervention to settle a dispute.
The Order has steadily increased its diplomatic relations in recent years. Today the Order has diplomatic representations around the globe, missions to several European countries, as well as to European and international organizations.
The Order of Malta has diplomatic relations with 106 countries:
* Relations with these
countries are maintained
through a diplomatic
The Order of Malta has official relations with:
The Sovereign Order of Malta has relations at Ambassador level with: