The ceremony at the seat of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s government
Today, 16 December, the agreement on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of San Marino and the Republic of Honduras was signed. The ceremony took place in the seat of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s government in Rome. The agreement was signed by the two ambassadors accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta, Giuliano Bianchi di Castelbianco and Carlos Ávila Molina.
Didier Reynders and Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel arrive at the Holy Family Hospital
Paediatric and neonatal care: new facilities thanks to Belgian Government
The Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders visited the Order of Malta Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, and participated in the November 10th inauguration of the expansion of the hospital’s outreach clinic. He was received by Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel, the President Delegate of the Hospital Board. The new facilities include paediatric and neonatal care in addition to the maternity care already in place.
In the historical Palace of Serbia, seat of the Presidency of the Republic and of the most important ministries, today was signed the Agreement on Cooperation in the Humanitarian Field between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Serbia.
For the Government of Serbia, the agreement has been signed by the Minister of Health, HE Slavica Đukić Dejanović and for the Order of Malta, the Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia, Alberto di Luca.
Latest interventions of the Order of Malta in the World
Relief will continue during Christmas season
One month after the start of its relief efforts in the Philippines, Malteser International – the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency – has been able to deliver aid to thousands of Typhoon Haiyan survivors on the islands of Samar and Bantayan. In the first four weeks, the Philippine Association of the Order of Malta and Malteser International provided affected families with 4,000 packages of food, household items and hygiene kits. On Samar, the Order’s humanitarian agency distributed 800 tarpaulins for emergency shelters. Ten large-capacity tents have been set up on both islands to house emergency healthcare and psychosocial support units.