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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, Canada, and Mexico. France, Spain and Portugal have embassies in Andorra.

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Memberships

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.

Disputes - international: none

Relations with the United States

The United States established diplomatic relations with Andorra on February 21, 1995. The two countries are on excellent terms. The U.S. Ambassador to Spain is also accredited as Ambassador to Andorra. United States Consulate General officials based in Barcelona are responsible for the day-to-day conduct of relations with Andorra. The Andorran Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Carles Font-Rossell is accredited as Andorra’s first Ambassador to the United States as of March 14, 2008.[1]

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  1. ^ Andorra Ambassador Washington Diplomat, retrieved 2008-09-18

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