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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

  • 26/01/2016

    High-level roundtable discussion in Rome

    High-level roundtable to discuss the “rejection of the globalisation of indifference” takes place in the Magistral Villa, Rome Inspired by the many appeals of Pope Francis to reject the “globalisation of indifference”, last 17 and 18 January the Sovereign Order…

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  • 12/01/2016

    Speech of the Grand Master to the Diplomatic Corps

    H.M.E.H. The Prince and Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing received today the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta for the traditional audience of the beginning of the new year. The audience took place at the Magistral Villa…

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  • 22/12/2015

    Grand Master’s Christmas message

    Dear Members, Friends and Volunteers of the Order of Malta We have all seen a year of great crises in the world, with a particular concern for the thousands of asylum seekers and refugees who are making their way into…

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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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