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On November 9th the UN Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta co-sponsored a conference at UN HQ addressing the topic of “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”.
On 5 October 2018 diplomatic relations were established between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Nauru.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote.
Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has been elected the 80th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta.
A political and economic crisis in Venezuela has driven hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes in recent months. According to official UN figures, more than 600,000 Venezuelans had fled to Colombia by the end of 2017.
In early January the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto received the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta for the traditional audience of the beginning of the new year at the Magistral Villa in Rome.
On 15 November 2017, the German Foreign Minister, H.E. Sigmar Gabriel, was received in Rome, at the Magistral Villa, by the Grand Chancellor of the Order, H.E. Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager and, at the end of the talks, the establishment of diplomatic relations was officially announced between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Federal Republic of Germany.
The "Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration" will be the first intergovernmental agreement prepared under the aegis of the United Nations covering all dimensions of international migration
On September 12, the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (GA) opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York with Miroslav Lajčák as president of the session.