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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

  • 09/04/2016

    Diabetes: new challenge in low-income countries

    This year WHO dedicates World Health Day to diabetes Every year some 3 million people die prematurely because of this disease. WHO projects that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death worldwide in 2030. This disease progresses rapidly…

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  • 06/04/2016

    M.I. provides aid to thousands displaced near Mosul

    Fears that thousands more will flee as the battle continues Malteser International (MI), the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency, is providing aid to what humanitarian planners fear could be the first of thousands of internally displaced people fleeing to…

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  • 04/04/2016

    New family health centre in the Dominican Republic

    A new medical centre offering primary care to families and children will soon be inaugurated in Haina, San Cristobal, in the Dominican Republic. The Order of Malta’s Association in the Caribbean country is currently supervising the final stages of the…

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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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