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… to the digital presence of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations Office at Vienna, to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission (CTBTO).

On this website we will inform you about the Order of Malta’s multilateral activities on the international diplomatic floor and our global humanitarian efforts as well as provide you with some useful information about the Permanent Observer Mission in Vienna.

Latest Press Releases

  • 28/01/2017

    Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann becomes Lieutenant ad interim

    The Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing resigns from office Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein assumes the office of Lieutenant ad interim, Albrecht Boeselager resumes his office as Grand Chancellor The Sovereign Council, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta, met this afternoon in the Magistral Palace in Rome. On the agenda was the resignation […]

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  • 19/01/2017

    Italy Earthquake: Order of Malta’s Rescue Efforts

    Central Italy Earthquake: Order of Malta’s Rescue Workers in Montereale to help the population Another 9 teams ready to leave Since yesterday the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps has been active in one of the areas most hard hit by the four strong earthquakes recorded in the morning, followed by another 400 tremors in […]

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  • 17/01/2017

    Eye walk-in clinic opens in Muristan

    Eye walk-in clinic opens in Muristan, Jerusalem, where the very first Order’s hospital was established in the 12th century The hospital is managed by the Most Venerable Order of Saint John of Jerusalem thanks to an agreement with the Holy Family Hospital Layla is a 9-year-old Palestinian girl. Like all her peers, she enjoyes playing […]

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State visit of the Grand Master at the UN headquarters in Vienna

H.M.E.H. Fra’ Matthew Festing with the highest government members arrived at the UN Plaza and were received with honours by the UN Security and Safety Forces. The UNOV Director General and UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov welcomed H.M.E.H. and the delegation of the Order upon arrival at the UN Plaza and accompanied the delegation personally to the UNODC headquarters.

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