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

Aid for refugees

Diplomatic Activities

Order of Malta signs Memorandum of Understanding with Hungary to strengthen assistance programmes for persecuted minorities

A Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation and response to the persecution of ethnic and religious minorities in crises regions, has been signed between the Hungarian government and the Sovereign Order of Malta.


Photographic exhibition on the Order of Malta refugee camps in Budapest after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The feelings of anxiety and hope experienced in those days of the summer of 1989 are still well imprinted in their memory. And when today, 30 years on, many of the refugees of that time meet in Berlin to remember the camps set up by the Order of Malta's volunteers in Budapest, which played a large part in the subsequent fall of the Wall, many emotions and images come to life.

Diplomatic Activities

Grand Chancellor in Peru: official meetings and visits to social projects

The first day of Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager’s official visit to Peru was marked by a long, cordial conversation with Néstor Francisco Popolizio Bardales, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Lima.


World Refugee Day 2019: the Order Of Malta urges more support to countries hosting refugees

On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2019, Malteser International- the Order of Malta worldwide relief agency - is urging the international community to do more in helping developing nations respond to refugee situations.


Eight years of war in Syria: ‘The scale of human suffering cannot be expressed in numbers’

The Syrian war seems to be nearing its final stages, but there is no end to the suffering of the people affected by the conflict.


Malteser International: medical care for Venezuelan refugees needs to be scaled up

Since September 2018, the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International, has been providing relief and medical care to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela.


Nigeria: Malteser International opens second centre providing relief to internally displaced persons

Malteser International - the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency - has opened a second office in Nigeria, in the northeastern town of Pulka, to address the needs of internally displaced persons.

Latest interventions

Order of Malta in Hungary scaling up its assistance work to help Syrian population

After nearly 8 years of war in Syria, the Order of Malta is still present in the region helping the local population with medical and humanitarian activities.

Latest interventions

Environmentally friendly school inaugurated in the Rhino refugee camp in Northern Uganda

The worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, has opened a new high school building in the Rhino Camp refugee settlement in northern Uganda.