Media Center Order of Malta - Permanent Observer Mission

Media Center

Welcome to the online media center of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations, IAEA and CTBTO in Vienna. The purpose of this digital platform is to inform all interested parties about the mission’s activities, projects, developments and other undertakings.

Latest Press Releases

  • 02/05/2018

    Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto elected 80th Grand Master

    Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has been elected the 80th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The electing body, the Council Complete of State, the electoral body counting 54 members, met in the Magistral Villa, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats, in Rome. Elected head of the […]

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  • 20/03/2018

    UNODC Conference emphasises on Youth Engagement

    The Sovereign Order of Malta (SMOM), one of the oldest humanitarian institutions with a history of 950 years, will expand its cooperation with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna. This was announced by the Ambassador of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Günther A. Granser, at the […]

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  • 15/11/2017

    Official Visit of the German Foreign Minister Gabriel

    Opening of diplomatic relations between Germany and the Order of Malta Talks focused on the humanitarian crises and assistance and integration projects for migrants and refugees Today, during the first official visit of Sigmar Gabriel, German Minister of Foreign Affairs, to the seat of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Rome, the establishment of diplomatic […]

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Latest Statements

  • 10/01/2017

    Speech of the Grand Master to the Diplomatic Corps

    The 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 in Rome. Here is the address of the Grand Master Mr Doyen, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The welcoming […]

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  • 22/03/2016

    Statement of the Order of Malta: UNODC March 2016

    Statement by H. E. Ambassador Günther A. Granser Permanent Observer to the United Nations and other International Organizations at the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Vienna, 14 to 22 March 2016 Thank you, Chair. First of all I would like to congratulate you on behalf of the Sovereign Order of Malta on […]

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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 in Rome. Here is the address of the Grand Master: Mr Doyen, Excellencies, Ladies and […]

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