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Latest News
Ordre de Malte France flag at half-mast
Paris attack: Grand Master expresses his deepest condolences

In a letter addressed to French President François Hollande, the Grand Master expressed his deepest condolences for the terrorist attack on the staff and offices of Charlie Hebdo and the further attacks that followed.
Cardinal Burke
Newly appointed Cardinal Patronus: first mass at Order of Malta Hospital

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke celebrated his first mass for the Order of Malta in Rome. He was greeted warmly by the Grand Master, together with members of the Sovereign Council.
Anniversary of Haiti earthquake

Five years after the earthquake that killed over 220,000, Haiti is still struggling with a social and sanitary emergency. Malteser International is present providing medical care and training in case of future catastrophes.
Ten years after the tsunami disaster in Southern Asia

The Order of Malta has implemented over a 100 projects in the fields of medical and psycho-social support, disaster preparedness and the rehabilitation of infrastructure.
Global Fund Grants
Global Fund for Forgotten People Christmas grants

21 new grants have been awarded to Order of Malta projects across the globe, including special grants to support the Holy Family Hospital in Palestine, refugees in Southern Italy and Ebola prevention in Liberia.
US school children
US school children join campaign to fund Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

The “Bottles for Bethlehem” initiative launched by the diocese of Phoenix, Arizona, is gathering together students in an original fund-raising effort.
Diplomatic Activities
Visit of San Marino
Visit of Captains Regent of the Republic of San Marino

The Grand Master and Captains Regent expressed their preoccupation about the dwindling respect for human rights and reasserted their mutual commitment to assist the poor, the sick and victims of war.
Grand Master with Vice President of Bulgaria
The Grand Master receives the Vice President of Bulgaria

"I was very impressed by the work the Order of Malta is carrying out in full respect of the Christian faith and human rights,” said the Vice President of Bulgaria, Margarita Popova.
Healthcare in South Sudan
Opening of diplomatic relations with South Sudan

Active in the South Sudan region for almost 20 years, the Order of Malta's humanitarian work will now be further strengthened by the diplomatic relations opened on 12 November 2014 at the UN in New York.
International Organisation for Migration
Collaboration with International Organisation for Migration

In her speech at the IOM annual meeting, Ambassador Pictet-Althann explained where the Order of Malta and IOM have been of mutual assistance in regions of conflict or catastrophe, taking three regions as examples of on the ground action.
Ambassador Shafer
Protecting women and children at centre of UN 3rd committee debate

Sovereign Order of Malta Ambassador to the UN, Robert Shafer: “As the Millennium Development Goals’ mandate comes to an end, there is still much to be done with regard to the fight against AIDS, maternal health and the empowerment of women."
Presentation of Credential Letters of Ambassadors

Ambassadors accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta
- Georgia, H.E. Tamar Grdzelidze (4.12.2014)
- Costa Rica, H.E. Marco Vinicio Vargas Pereira (4.12.2014)
- Mali, H.E. Cheick Mouctary Diarra (12.1.2015)
Albrecht Boeselager
Diplomatic Corps: the Grand Chancellor talks to Vatican Radio about peacebuilding
Fra' Matthew Festing
The Grand Master addresses letter to members of the Order of Malta and appeals for support for populations in need
'Save a Child from AIDS' video
“Save a Child from AIDS”: Malteser International video from Mexico City
2015 summer camp video
First video released for this year's International Summer Camp for Young Disabled, to be held in France in July
Haiti earthquake
Haiti anniversary: Order of Malta photos included in ANSA press agency slideshow
Indian school children
Tsunami: photographs of the Order of Malta's activities ten years on
YouTube channel
Launch of Order of Malta official YouTube channel, click to watch the latest videos
Malteser International Twitter page
Malteser International, the Order of Malta worldwide relief agency, opens a Twitter account. Follow latest updates here.
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