Sovereign Order of Malta
North Iraq: Mobile clinic doctors flee persecution, treat the displaced
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Grand Master in Lebanon
The Grand Master's visit to Beirut fosters new hope for the Lebanese Association

The visit took place at a challenging time for the country as it deals with the social, humanitarian and economic repercussions of the war taking place just a few kilometres away. The Grand Master encouraged the Lebanese Association to continue in its work to reduce suffering in the country and bring aid to those in need. More
Dr. Marie Benner
Ebola: "We must join forces and act together - the time is now!"

Interview with Malteser International expert in Public Health. "Ebola has hit a region whose population is suffering from severe poverty and the effects of long armed conflict. Now the economy and social services in those countries are collapsing."
Ebola map
Liberia: Order of Malta sends medical kits for Ebola emergency

Kits consist principally of supplies for the protection and hygiene of the local population and medical personnel in hospitals and healthcare products for patients. 
Le Fleuron
'Le Fleuron Saint Jean': giving hope to the homeless

It was 1998 when Ordre de Malte France transformed a barge into a reception centre for those living on the streets. Today, Le Fleuron Saint Jean's mission of sheltering the homeless and fostering their reintegration in society continues. More
Typhoon Haiyan
A year after Typhoon Haiyan

Odelia Arroyo, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Philippines, recalls the havoc caused by the typhoon that hit the country so violently and speaks about the fast response required to aid the population. More
Foreign Minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Visit of the Foreign Minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan): developing cooperation in the healthcare sector

During the talks the humanitarian commitment of the two governments in Africa, South America and Asia was discussed as well as a possible joint venture in the healthcare sector. More
Homeless centre Ghent
Third reception centre for the homeless opens in Belgium

After Brussels and Liège, another reception centre for the homeless is opening in Ghent, northern Belgium. This is the third ‘La Fontaine’ centre run by the Order of Malta’s Belgian Association. More
Optician visit
Hungary: medical care for families isolated by poverty

In the Roma settlement of Monor, southeast of Budapest, a third of residents suffer from high blood pressure, many are in urgent need of dental treatment and between 15-20% of children are visually impaired. More
First-aid supplies
Flash floods in Bulgaria: Order of Malta embassy in Sofia provides emergency aid

Torrential rain has forced thousands to leave devastated homes. The Order of Malta has organised the distribution of first-aid supplies, medicines, clothing, mattresses and hygiene productsMore
Regional Conferences
Asia-Pacific Conference
Development of the Order of Malta’s actions in the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference

The Hong Kong conference was the first to be held in Chinese territory, a sign of the increasing importance and growth of the Order’s organisations in south-east Asia and Oceania. More
Conference on Central and Eastern Europe
Conference on Central and Eastern Europe

Exactly ten years after the first conference in the region, the Order of Malta’s aid organisations and diplomatic missions operating in central and eastern Europe met in Prague. More
Diplomatic Activities
Fra' Matthew Festing and Abdou Diouf
Fra' Matthew Festing and Abdou Diouf focus on the great humanitarian emergencies

Talks focused on the agreement signed in Paris establishing a reference framework for cooperation between La Francophonie and the Sovereign Order of Malta in their relative areas of competence for peace, democracy and human rights. More
Grand Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs
Grand Chancellor and Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs meet to discuss cooperation in the Middle East

An agreement to provide medical aid to the Palestinian population was signed on the occasion of the Grand Chancellor's visit to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. More
Foreign Minister of Liechtenstein and Grand Chancellor
Foreign Minister of Liechtenstein's visit to the Order of Malta focusses on humanitarian challenges

The Order of Malta’s activities in Asia and its commitment in humanitarian emergencies in the Middle East were discussed, in particular the refugee crisis and effects of the migratory flows arriving in Europe. More
Ambassador Pictet
United Nations in Geneva: the Sovereign Order of Malta is committed to promoting human dignity and religious freedom

Ambassador Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann, Head of the Sovereign Order of Malta's diplomatic mission to the UN in Geneva, explains her role and how the Mission has changed over the years. More
Presentation of Credential Letters of Ambassadors

Ambassadors accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta
- Cuba, H.E. Rodney Alejandro López Clemente (23.10.2014)
- Chile, H.E. Mónica Jiménez de la Jara (23.10.2014)
- Moldova, H.E. Stela Stingaci (14.10.2014)
- Venezuela, H.E. Germán Mundaraín Hernández (14.10.2014)

Ambassadors of the Sovereign Order of Malta

- Mauritania, H.E. Karl de Mandat Grancey (3.11.2014)
- Croatia, H.E. Christian Freiherr von Steeb (9.10.2014)
- Eritrea, H.E. Fabio Massimo Cantarelli (9.10.2014)
- Ukraine, H.E. Antonio Gazzanti Pugliese di Cotrone (11.9.2014)
- Dominican Republic, H.E. Frank Rafael Rainieri Marranzini (17.7.2014)
Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager
Catholic Herald: the Grand Chancellor discusses the dangers of providing aid in a volatile age
Video: Lampedusa
Video of the Order of Malta Italian Relief Corps on rescuing immigrants arriving in Europe by boat
Lampedusa a year later: the commitment of the Order of Malta in an interview with Vatican Radio
L'Espresso photo gallery
Photographs published in Italian magazine l'Espresso from Khaldieh, Lebanon, where the Order of Malta runs a medical centre for Syrian refugees
Video: Typhoon Haiyan
The Philippines one year after Typhoon Haiyan: Malteser International video report includes footage in the aftermath of the disaster and the situation today
Video: Irish cadet
Video interview with Order of Malta Irish cadet who put her first aid training into action and saved her mother's life
Le Fleuron
Photo gallery of Le Fleuron homeless barge in Paris to mark 15th anniversary
St. John's Day 1936
Historic footage from 1936 is released: St. John's Day celebrations led by Grand Master Chigi at the Magistral Villa in Rome
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