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. 


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.


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.


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.


STATEMENT-Special Rapporteur on human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories

The Sovereign Order of Malta has a very strong presence in Palestine and Jerusalem, as we provide healthcare treatment and emergency relief to the local population, regardless of identity or ability to pay.


STATEMENT – Special Rapporteur on human rights of migrants

The Order of Malta has a delegation to the International Organization for Migration and it also participated in the Marrakesh Summit to approve the Global Compact, which establishes the guidelines for global migration management policies and strategies.