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

Diplomatic Activities

Diplomatic Activities

Grand Chancellor meets Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ararat Mirzoyan, was received on 25 October at the Magistral Palace by Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paterno' of Montecupo and Grand Hospitaller Fra' Alessandro de Franciscis.

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Grand Chancellor received by Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

The Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor, Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo, Grand Hospitaller, Fra' Alessandro de Franciscis, and Ambassador Michael Man were received by Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand.

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After new bombings in Ukraine, in Lviv there is no power and food is scarce

"Bombings resumed yesterday in all Ukraine, in the east as well as the west, mainly in Kyiv but also cities such as Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk. Public buildings and power plants were hit".

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A new Policy and Protocol against Human Trafficking for Global Healthcare providers

The Order of Malta Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York hosted the “Human Trafficking Policy and Protocol for Global Healthcare providers proposed for adoptions by the World Health Organization”.

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Credentials presented by Dominican Republic, Peru, Greece and Bolivia

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ John T. Dunlap, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of Dominican Republic, Peru, Greece and Bolivia.

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Lieutenant of the Grand Master News

President Sergio Mattarella receives Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap

The President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella received the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap today at the Quirinale.

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The Grand Chancellor meets the diplomatic corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta

A first meeting took place today between the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Riccardo Paternò of Montecupo, and the diplomatic corps accredited to the Order of Malta.

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Taiwan supports the Order of Malta’s humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Epidemiologist Chien-jen Chen, former Vice President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and current member of the Council of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences was received today by Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo.

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Visit of the Secretary for Worship of Argentine at the Magistral Palace

Ambassador Guillermo Rodolfo Oliveri, Secretary for Worship of the Argentine Republic, was received today at the Magistral Palace by Ambassador Stefano Ronca, Secretary General for Foreign Affairs of the Sovereign Order of Malta.