Source: The World Bank Group |

World Bank Appoints New Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta

Mr. Ndiaye will lead the World Bank's strategic partnerships in the Maghreb and Malta and oversee a financing portfolio of $11.5 billion

The World Bank announces Mr. Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye as the new Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta. He succeeds Mr. Jesko Hentschel, who has served in the position for the last five years. Mr. Ndiaye will lead the World Bank's engagements with the governments of Algeria, Libya, Malta, Morocco,…

Energy Capital & Power
Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Malta Prime Minister to Speak at Upcoming Energy Summit in Tripoli

The Head of State will participate at the Libya Energy & Economic Summit – taking place on January 13-14, 2024 – cementing Libya’s position as a major energy supplier to Europe

As the Libya Energy & Economic Summit (https://apo-opa.co/3H7seUz) prepares for its second edition on January 13-14, 2024, Robert Abela, Prime Minister of Malta, is confirmed to speak at the transformative event, reflecting the growing interest of European countries in Libya’s energy prospects.  Following growing cooperation between Libya and Malta, Prime…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

European Union (EU) member states must reverse deadly inaction on Central Mediterranean migration

Since the beginning of the year, an average of eight people lost their lives or went missing each day in the Central Mediterranean

The deliberate inaction of European Union states on migration in the Central Mediterranean has led to 2023 becoming the deadliest year since 2017; a new MSF report outlines the EU’s dangerous policies and documents their practices which have directly led to people’s deaths; MSF urges the European Union and its…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles and Malta to strengthen cooperation in key areas

Malta has been a vital partner to Seychelles for capacity building in the education and maritime security sectors, there are opportunities to diversify and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries

On his official visit to Seychelles, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Malta, Honourable Dr. Ian Borg, met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, to set the tone for Seychelles and Malta to collaborate in key sectors. During…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana |

Ghana and Malta to Enhance Cooperation

Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey acknowledged the commitment of the Government of Malta in deepening diplomatic relations between the two countries by commissioning the Malta High Commission in Accra

Ghana and Malta have renewed their commitment to enhance cooperation for the mutual benefit of peoples of the two countries. The two countries made the commitment when the Minister for Foreign, European Affairs and Trade of Malta, Hon. Dr. Ian Borg called on Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional…

Source: France Diplomatie - Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères |

United Nations – New members of the Security Council (2 January 2023)

France avails itself of this opportunity to commend the excellent work by India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway

France congratulates Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland on joining the United Nations Security Council on 1 January 2023 for a two-year term. France looks forward to working closer with each of these partners on all issues addressed in this forum which, pursuant to the Charter of the United Nations,…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Malta instructs rescue ship to take 23 people to Egypt rather than to closer ports in Europe

At the time of the rescue, those on board the small boat had already been at sea for four days, in poor weather conditions and with very limited supplies of food and water

The following is a joint statement by Alarm Phone, Mediterranea Saving Humans, Médecins Sans Frontières  (MSF) and Sea-Watch. On 26 September 2022, 23 people were sent to Egypt on the instructions of the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) of Malta, after being rescued in the Maltese search and rescue (SAR) region…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Morocco: His Majesty The King Congratulates President of Republic of Malta on Independence Day

The Sovereign expresses His warmest congratulations and sincere wishes of good health and happiness to the president of Malta

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to president of the Republic of Malta, George Vella, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses His warmest congratulations and sincere wishes of good health and happiness to the president of Malta and further…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Place to safely disembark urgently needed for 111 people rescued from the Mediterranean Sea

Malta and Italy have denied MSF’s requests

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is requesting a place of safety to disembark 111 survivors—including 52 minors, the youngest of whom is four months old—on board the Geo Barents who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea on March 5 and 6. Malta and Italy have denied…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Morocco: MFA Nasser Bourita holds talks with his Maltese Counterpart

MFA Nasser Bourita underlined that the visit to Morocco of the Maltese top diplomat takes part in the wake of a positive dynamic in the bilateral relations in recent years

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, received on February 22nd, 2022 in Rabat, the Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Malta, Mr. Evarist Bartolo. Speaking at a joint press conference following their talks, MFA Nasser Bourita underlined that the visit to Morocco…