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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

  • 17/10/2016

    Grand Master Receives the President of Slovenia

    The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, received the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor on an official visit today. After the guard of honour in the courtyard of the Magistral Palace, President…

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  • 06/10/2016

    M.I. Emergency Relief after Hurricane Matthew

    Staff on the ground mobilize aid to help people affected by severe flooding Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti at around 7am local time on Tuesday, unleashing widespread destruction and flooding. Malteser International – the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency –…

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  • 30/09/2016

    The Sixth Asia Pacific Conference in Seoul

    For the first time in its over 900 years of history, the Order of Malta has held a conference in South Korea. From 22 to 25 September some 50 delegates from the Grand Magistry in Rome and from the South…

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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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