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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.

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.