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The 71st United Nations General Assembly Session comes to closure

Friday, 15 September 2017

On September 11th, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly closed its 71st Session focused on sustainable development as outgoing President Peter Thomson passed the gavel to his successor Miroslav Lajcak, President of the 72nd Session set to convene at the UN Headquarters on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017.

Armed conflicts have displaced 30 million minors worldwide

Thursday, 20 July 2017

On International Children’s Day the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Embassy of the Czech Republic organized a conference in Rome, for raising awareness to the subject of children who are victims of armed conflicts. The Order of Malta used this event to emphasize the pressing need to extend particular care to the children, who remain the first victims of wars and persecutions in armed conflicts around the world.

The Order of Malta takes part in the 71st United Nations General Assembly

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Sovereign Order of Malta is participating in the 71st United Nations General Assembly, which opened on 19 September, in New York. The topic of the general debate of the annual Session is “The Sustainable Development Goals: A universal push to transform our world”. 

The Sovereign Order of Malta towards the World Humanitarian Summit

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

The current violent conflicts have reached an unprecedented level, increasing the number of victims and strongly challenging the international humanitarian community in its mission to save lives and uphold human dignity. Humanitarian relief for the victims of armed conflicts and the protection of the most vulnerable are among the Order of Malta’s traditional tasks and induced the Order to engage in the organization of the Symposium.