Statements

08/04/2022

Statement Concerning the Suspension of the rights of membership of the Russian Federation in the Human Rights Council

The Sovereign Order of Malta renews its call for the peaceful resolution of the current conflict in Ukraine and calls on the international community to continue its efforts in seeking means and methodologies to cease hostilities and to protect the civilian population. 

03/03/2022

Intervention in Ukraine

The Sovereign Order of Malta’s permanent missions to the United Nations in New York has joined the condemnation of Ukraine’s invasion, calling the international community to support the millions of refugees fleeing the country while the Russian troops advance on the ground.

02/02/2022

STATEMENT – President of the Human Rights Council

My delegation would like to thank the President of the Human Rights Council for her work and her statement, and express appreciation for the priceless action of the Council in the protection of human dignity, and in favor of the weak, the vulnerable, the most fragile, and those in need.

02/02/2022

STATEMENT – Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

Ms. Special Rapporteur, the Sovereign Order of Malta is a strong supporter of your mandate and is proud to champion the cause of combatting trafficking in persons and protecting the human rights of victims through the work of the Order and our worldwide relief agency, Malteser International.