On Monday, November 12, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta, together with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN, Mountbatten Institute and the Priory in the USA of the Order of St. John, held a concert in commemoration of the Centenary of the End of World War I.
The agreement of the Global Compact for Migration will be formally adopted by Member States at an Intergovernmental Conference, which will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 10 and 11 December with a high level delegation of the Order of Malta present. The global compact for migration is the first, intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner.
On November 9th the UN Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta co-sponsored a conference at UN HQ addressing the topic of “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”.
Our interns come from all over the globe and play a vital role in supporting the Order’s and the Missions work here at the United Nations Headquaters in New York.
On 5 october 2018, the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republc of Nauru have agreed to establish diplomatic relations.
This September marks the beginning of the General Assembly's 73rd session, where the United Nations will address issues of critical global importance.
Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has been elected the 80th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta.
With estimates of over a million refugees now on Colombian soil, Malteser International Americas announced it is providing emergency relief along the Colombian-Venezuelan border in northern La Guajira to prevent the prolongation of this humanitarian crisis. Mobile health teams will provide medical care, distribute hygiene materials and perform vaccinations and food will be given to refugees, especially focussing on undernourished children and pregnant women.