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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

  • 21/11/2016

    Order’s Delegation on Aircraft Carrier Garibaldi

    On 16 November the Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor, Albrecht Boeselager, accompanied by a delegation, visited the Italian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Giuseppe Garibaldi at sea outside Sicily. The Garibaldi is the flagship of operation Sophia, the European mission launched in…

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  • 18/11/2016

    Syria: little hope left for Aleppo’s children

    Renewed air attacks on the city’s last pediatric hospital The Malteser International-supported children’s hospital in Aleppo was damaged by barrel bombs on the morning of November 16. Patients and most hospital operations had already been moved into the cellar of…

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  • 07/11/2016

    Grand Master Receives the President of Albania

    Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing Receives the President of Albania Bujar Nishani on an Official Visit This morning the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing, received the President of the Republic of Albania, Bujar Nishani,…

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State visit of H.M.E.H. Frá Matthew Festing at the UN headquarters in Vienna

Staatsbesuch von Frá Matthew Festing, Fürst und Großmeister des Souveränen Malteser Ritter-Ordens. Foto: Malteser/Christian Lendl

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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