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

Diplomatic Activities

Diplomatic Activities

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.

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The Grand Chancellor at the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief in London

With the aim of strengthening international cooperation to guarantee and promote freedom of religion or belief, the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief was held on 5 and 6 July in London.

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Grand Hospitaller in Ivory Coast to celebrate half century of relations

Arriving last week in Abidjan, the Order of Malta’s Grand Hospitaller had a busy calendar for celebrating the 50 years of excellent diplomatic relations with the African country bordering the Gulf of Guinea.

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Working lunch between EU ambassadors focussed on war in Ukraine and the role of diplomacy.

The new geopolitical balances arising from the war in Ukraine, the role of the great powers after the upheavals in the world order - starting with China - the food crisis caused by the war, the role of diplomacy and cooperation in promoting dialogue:

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El Salvador talks focussed on war, pandemic and food shortages

The consequences of the pandemic on the social fabric and health and economic systems were among the topics discussed during the meeting between El Salvador’s Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco and Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager.

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Wide-ranging cooperation between Order of Malta and Panama

Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager received Ana Luisa Castro Novey, Deputy Foreign Minister of Panama on the afternoon of June 24 at the Magistral Palace.

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Second day of the Transatlantic Policy Network on Religion and Diplomacy

The meeting of the Transatlantic Policy Network on Religion and Diplomacy, the organisation that brings together diplomats from Europe and the United States to promote the role of religions in diplomacy, is underway in Rome.

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Memorandum of Understanding between Italian Coast Guard and Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps Renewed

The memorandum of understanding between the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps and the Italian Coast Guard has been renewed. The signing ceremony took place on 25 May in the Magistral Palace.