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IOM – 112th Session of the Council – General Debate – Statement by H.E. Ambassador Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann
International Organization for Migration – 112th Session of the Council General Debate Statement by H.E. Ambassador Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann, Geneva, 1st December 2021 Statement
During the 143rd assembly of the institution that brings together the members of 179 national parliaments, held in Madrid from 26 to 30 November, the Sovereign Order of Malta was admitted as Permanent Observer to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).. The Headquarters of the IPU is based in Geneva where the Order’s Permanent Mission to the […]
H.E. Amb. Marie-Therese Pictet-Althann participated in the Generations Dialogue of the Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy
On Tuesday October 5th, 2021, H.E. Ambassador Marie-Therese Pictet-Althann moderated the panel discussion on the topic of “Peace and Security: The Multi-religious Imperative” at the Generations Dialogue of the Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy in Lindau, Germany. You can watch the whole panel discussion here.
The Sovereign Order of Malta and the Hellenic Republic have established full diplomatic relations and will soon exchange ambassadors. The formalization took place on 2 December last.
The funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing, former Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, who died at the age of 71 on November 12 last, was held today in St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta. The funeral was celebrated by Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope.
French Senate organises symposium in support of the Lebanese population and on the action of the Order of Malta
The humanitarian action carried out by the Order of Malta in Lebanon was at the heart of a conference organised at the French Senate last week, on 26 November, presided by its President Gérard Larcher.