The diplomatic activities of the Sovereign Order of Malta are closely linked to its humanitarian mission: the presence of accredited diplomatic missions in more than 100 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, it can act as a mediator whenever a State requests its intervention to help settle a dispute.
The Sovereign Order of Malta has diplomatic relations with 113 countries:
Albania | Austria | Belarus | Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Croatia | Cyprus | Czechia | Estonia | Germany | Greece | Holy See | Hungary | Italy | Latvia | Liechtenstein | Lithuania | Malta | Moldova | Monaco | Montenegro | North Macedonia | Poland | Portugal | Romania | Russian Federation* | San Marino | Serbia | Slovakia | Slovenia | Spain | Ukraine
* Relations with the Russian Federation are maintained through a diplomatic special mission.
Antigua and Barbuda | Argentina | Bahamas, The | Belize | Bolivia | Brazil | Chile | Colombia | Costa Rica | Cuba | Dominican Republic | Ecuador | El Salvador | Grenada | Guatemala | Guyana | Haiti | Honduras | Nicaragua | Panama | Paraguay | Peru | Saint Lucia | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | Suriname | Uruguay | Venezuela
Angola | Benin | Burkina Faso | Cameroon | Cape Verde | Central Africa | Chad | Comoros | Congo, Democratic Republic of the | Congo, Republic of the | Côte d’Ivoire | Egypt | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Ethiopia | Gabon Guinea | The Gambia | Guinea-Bissau | Kenya | Lesotho | Liberia | Madagascar | Mali | Mauritania | Mauritius | Morocco | Mozambique | Namibia | Niger | Sao Tome and Principe | Senegal | Seychelles | Sierra Leone | Somalia | Sudan | South Sudan | Togo
Afghanistan | Armenia | Cambodia | Georgia | Jordan | Kazakhstan | Lebanon | Philippines | Tajikistan | Thailand | Timor-Leste | Turkmenistan
Kiribati | Marshall Islands | Micronesia | Nauru
The Sovereign Order of Malta has official relations with:
Belgium | France | Luxembourg | Switzerland | Canada
The Sovereign Order of Malta has relations at Ambassador level with: