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Global Compact for Migration Conference

Thursday, 29 November 2018

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. 

Interventions in Colombia as Refugees Flood across the Border from Venezuela

Monday, 09 April 2018

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.