Spain has played an important role in the development and consolidation of the current European Union (EU).
Its geography and history make Spain a country with close ties to the Mediterranean.
History, culture, politics, language and, above all, human relations form the basis of close ties between Spain and Latin America.
Spain is committed and active in the defence of rights and international security, peace and development.
Spain’s foreign policy on the other side of the Atlantic has an important focus on North America.
Mutual understanding between cultures and civilisations has always been part of the political agenda of Spanish governments.
African currently affairs arises important challenges and opportunities of action for Spanish foreign policy.
Spain is building strong economic, cultural and security ties with the region where 50% of the world’s population live.