Amb. M.-T. Pictet-Althann with H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon,
Secretary-General of the United Nations

Welcome to the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Geneva.

 

 

This website contains information on the Sovereign Order of Malta’s multilateral diplomacy in Geneva and offers direct links to other websites of the Order around the world, including that of its Government in Rome and of its Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York. It also enables you to discover the Order’s 900 year history and find out about its global humanitarian activities of to-day.

 

 

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Grand Master Fra' Matthew Festing's visit to UNOG on

The Grand Master meets the Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva


The director general of the United Nations office in Geneva Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Grand Master Fra' Matthew Festing in June 2011. Discussed during the cordial meeting were the Order's programmes in acute humanitarian emergencies and the progress of recent initiatives.


During the following ceremony, Festing donated to the UN office a sculpture entitled "compassione", created by the venetian artist Giorgio Bortoli.

 

 


 

 

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THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF THE PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN’S VISIT FOCUSSED ON HUMANITARIAN CHALLENGES TODAY

2014-10-15

 

Yesterday, on 14 October, the Foreign Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein, Aurelia Frick, visited the Magistral Palace. The minister was received by the Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager and by the Grand Hospitaller Dominique de La Rochefaucauld-Montbel. During the talks, carried out in a climate of great cordiality, the Order of Malta’s activities in the Asian continent and its commitment in the great humanitarian emergencies in the Middle East, Syria and Iraq were discussed.

 

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Credentials presented by Moldova and Venezuela

2014-10-14

 

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, received today in audience in the Magistral Palace for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: - Moldova, H.E. Stela STINGACI - Venezuela, H.E. Germán MUNDARAÍN HERNÁNDEZ

 

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Da 900 anni al servizio dei pellegrini. Il Posto di Primo Soccorso in Piazza San Pietro

2014-10-10

 

 

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