Role of the Ministry

  • Ensuring that Malta’s foreign policy objectives on European Union, bilateral, regional and glob​al issues are pursued. The Ministry also coordinates the negotiation and conclusion of bilateral agreements.

  • Ensuring active participation in the European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).

  • Maintaining and enhancing Malta’s relations with international organizations, including the United Nations and its Agencies and the Commonwealth.

  • Through Malta’s Overseas Development Policy, addressing poverty through development, targeting specific action areas such as climate change, ICT for development and democratization.

  • Participating in election observations missions organised by the European Union and other international organisations.

  • Ensuring active participation in regional fora and initiatives of direct relevance to the Mediterranean region, namely the Euro-Mediterranean Process, the European Neighbourhood Policy, the Western Mediterranean (5+5) Dialogue and the Med Forum.

  • Promoting the enhancement of dialogue between the EU and the Arab League through concrete initiatives.

Role of Embassies

  • Representing Malta in bilateral and multilateral fora.

  • Fostering and promoting Malta’s relations with other countries.

  • Ensuring Malta's active role as a member of the international community.

  • Promoting Malta’s image overseas.

  • Promoting Malta as an attractive investment and tourist location.

  • Servicing needs of Maltese nationals overseas.
Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs
Palazzo Parisio
Merchants Street
Valletta, VLT 1171

2124 2191

2123 6604