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Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta

Year 2012

  • State visit Grand Master Austria


    State visit of the Grand Master to Austria

    Today the state visit of the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing to the Federal Republic of Austria has begun.  This afternoon in Vienna he will be received by President Heinz Fischer.  Following this the Grand Master will meet the Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann.  On the 28th February Fra’ Matthew Festing will be received at the United […]

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  • 22/02/2012

    The Grand Master receives the King of Tonga

    An extended and cordial meeting took place between the King of Tonga George Tupou V and the Grand Master of the Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing on 21st February at the Magistral Palace. During the meeting the possibility of strengthening relations between Tonga and the Order of Malta was evaluated.  Also discussed was the […]

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  • 20/02/2012

    State of natural disaster declared in Albania

    Order of Malta provides emergency assistance to isolated communities in heavy snow A state of natural disaster has been declared by the government of Albania in almost half of the country as severe weather conditions wreak havoc during a period of extreme cold. Entire villages have been cut off from power leaving the housebound without […]

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  • 10/02/2012

    Letters of Credence of the European Union

    Ambassador Laurence Argimon-Pistre, head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Holy See, to the Order of Malta and to the United Nations Organisations in Rome, presented her Letters of Credence to the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing on 9 February as the new official representative of the European Union to the Order […]

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  • 06/02/2012

    Using traditional knowledge to protect forests

    As of 1 January 2012, the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International is implementing a new project to support the preservation and sustainable use of forests in the Central Vietnamese district of Tay Giang. The preservation of the region’s natural resources is meant to reduce the poverty of the local population as well […]

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