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Diplomatic Activities

The Grand Chancellor in Official Visit to Belarus

The Grand Chancellor visited Belarus on 25-26 April, received by the Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov and the Minister for Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei.


The Order’s Lithuanian relief service launches project for WW2 heroes

A new project, ‘Courage among nations,’ spotlights care for the elderly in Lithuania – a group who rescued Jews in danger during WW2.

Latest interventions

Diabetes: new health challenge in low-income countries

This year World Health Organization dedicates World Health Day to diabetes.

Latest interventions

Malteser International provides aid to thousands displaced by fresh fighting near Mosul

Fears that thousands more will flee as the battle continues Malteser International is providing aid to what humanitarian planners fear could be the first of thousands of internally displaced people fleeing to safety from fighting near Mosul.


Order of Malta leaders in healthcare, social and humanitarian issues meet in Valletta to review world health concerns and plan future care

Senior officials in the Order of Malta met to review their charitable works over the last 12 months, including support for migrants and such.

Grand Master news

The Grand Master’s Meetings and Visits in Honduras

The National Autonomous University of Honduras has more than 80,000 students. The Grand Master was received in its Tegucigalpa headquarters by the Rector Julieta Castellanos and by the board of governors with whom he discussed the possibility of creating links, and especially to offer the students new opportunities for growth by serving the community.

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The President of Honduras receives the Grand Master

The President of the Republic of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, received Fra’ Matthew Festing in the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa on 18 February last.


Italian Relief Corps’ New Syrian Refugee Rescue Mission in the Aegean presented to the Press

“The Aegean Sea is worse than the Mediterranean. The water is freezing and hides needle-sharp rocks that puncture rubber dinghies”.