The Order of Malta has diplomatic relations with 107 countries in the world and with 15 countries more maintains specific official relations which make the international cooperation possible and operational.
With a solemn religious Ceremony at the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Monte – on the Sacred Mount of Varese – the investiture of the new brothers to the Sovereign Order of Malta was held.
First Secretary of our Embassy, Giorgio Giuliano, accepted the investiture today.
Exactly one month ago, on the occasion of the delivery of oxygen concentrator, the Mother Superior Glikerija from the St. Petka Institution expressed to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta her WISH for the girls – protegès of the Center in Izvor. The WISH was a phototherapy device produced in Switzerland by the company Bioptron AG (a company which, since the mid-90’s, has become part of the Zepter industrial group). This modern medical device is used in the professional field in hospitals, specialized institutes, wellness and sports centers: it allows the transformation of light into electrochemical energy, activating a chain of biochemical reactions between cells not limiting itself to the treated skin area but involving the whole organism.
The work of the 12th Plenary Assembly of the PAM (Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean) is concluded in Bucharest.
Among the most relevant and interesting speeches was the one presented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Libya, H.E. Mohamed T. H. Syala who has outlined a lucid picture of the migration phenomenon on the two shores of the Mediterranean, also in reference to the institutional and political stabilization efforts of his country.
Center for women with disabilities in Izvor. In January, the Management of the Center has informed the Embassy in Belgrade about their “WISH”, necessary and urgent: an oxygen concentrator, indispensable for better medical treatment of 92 protegès, which lacked among medical devices in this Center – run with affection by Orthodox nuns.
Initiative in favour of Serbian children with difficult pathologies
The Order of Malta has the millenium old history of assistance to the poor, the weak and the sick. In Serbia the Embassy of the Sovereign Order in Belgrade, has promoted various humanitarian initiatives together with programmes of instruction and formation.
The parents and the medical staff, giving assistance to children carrying difficult pathologies that require special treatment or in need of surgery that requires significant and rare skills, during the year 2018, have the possibility of informing the Embassy of the Order of Malta in Belgrade of their situation and their needs.
Solidarity has no units of measure, so it would be reductive to think of the WISH received from the Center in Sremcica with their request of the tons of food products like potatoes, cabbage, lemon and other fruits and vegetables.