Foreign relations of Andorra


Foreign relations of Andorra

Since the establishment of sovereignty with the ratification of the constitution in 1993, Andorra has moved to become an active member of the international community. In July 1993, Andorra established its first diplomatic mission in the world to the United Nations. In early 1995, the United States and Andorra established formal diplomatic relations. Andorra also has expanded relations with other nations.

Andorra maintains four embassies abroad: in Belgium, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. The principality's permanent mission to the United Nations in New York also serves as their embassy to the United States and Canada.France, Spain and Portugal have embassies in Andorra.

Andorra is a full member of the United Nations (UN), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), International Criminal Court (ICC), International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), International Telecommunications Union (ITU), International Red Cross, Universal Copyright Convention, Council of Europe, EUTELSAT, World Tourism Organization, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Customs Cooperation Council (CCC), and Interpol. Since 1991 Andorra has had a special agreement with the European Union.

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References

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*StateDept

ee also

* Andorran diplomatic missions

External links

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*/es icon/en icon/fr icon [http://www.andorra.be Andorran Embassy in Brussels, Belgium ]
*/fr icon [http://www.amb-andorre.ad Andorran Embassy in Paris, France]
* [http://www.ambafrance-ad.org Embassy of France in Andorra La Vella]
*/es icon/en icon [http://www.embusa.es/emba/usandorraen.html United States Consulate General in Barcelona, Spain (Also serves as the United States Embassy to Andorra)]
* [http://www.un.int/permreps/andorra.htm Permanent Mission to the United Nations]


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