Make a WISH Project

Belgrade, Jan 17, 2017
In addition to the constructive meeting of the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta, H.E. Prince Dominique de la Rochefoucauld-Montbel and the Serbian Minister of Health, H.E. Zlatibor Loncar, held in Belgrade on the 8. December 2016, today there was the first working reunion presided by the State Secretary of the Minister of Health, Prof. Dr. Vladimir Dukic on one side, and the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta Alberto di Luca with the Project Manager Professor Nenad Prokic on the other, in order to define the mode and programme details of the project “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta 2017”.

Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta 2017

Initiative in favour of Serbian children with difficult pathologies

The Order of Malta has more than 900 years of history of assistance to the poor, the weak and the sick. In Serbia the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade, has promoted various humanitarian initiatives together with programs 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, have the possibility of informing the Embassy of the Order of Malta in Belgrade of their situation and their needs.

In 2015 the project undertaken by the Embassy under the name of “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta”, financed with the successful Charity-Dinner held in the Principality of Monaco, has reached 1.500 children from the areas that were hardly striken by the floods in 2014.

Last stages of the “Make a WISH 2016” project

Sremcica, December 2016

One of the most requested WISHES by the kids of the Orphanage of Sremcica was a Minibus to enable them to commute to schools, sports halls or even “just” to be able to see the outside world with its cultural and sporting events, or even have the opportunity to learn about new places impossible for them to see without adequate means of transport.

Official visit to the Republic of Serbia of the Grand Hospitaller of the Order of Malta

Belgrade,  December 8th 2016

Following the invitation of H.E. Zlatibor Lončar, Minister of Health of the Republic of Serbia, to an official visit to Belgrade, the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta , H.E. Prince Dominique de la Rochefoucauld-Montbel arrived today at the Capital’s airport, welcomed by the Assistant to the Minister of Health, Dr. Zoran Mihailovic, and by the Ambassador of the Order, Alberto di Luca.

The Protocol for Cooperation between the Government of Serbia and The Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta has been signed

Belgrade, Palace of Serbia, December 1st   

The State Secretary of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Affairs of Serbia, dr. Nenad Ivanisevic, and Mr. Lajos Györi-Dani the President of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta have signed on Thursday, December 1st, the Protocol of general cooperation for migration and refugee assistance.

Great joy in Izvor for the arrival of the ambulance

Izvor, October 14th

Such a beautiful setting, consisting of the Fourteenth century monastery, can only accommodate a reality of love and dedication to the 92 disabled girls housed in the center of Izvor of the monastery St. Petka, run by Orthodox Nuns led by the tireless Mother Superior Sister Glikerija.

Cordial meeting with the Minister of Health of Serbia

Belgrade, September 29th, 2016

Palace of Serbia

The humanitarian, social and hospitaller mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta is at the center of the calendar of meetings of Ambassador Alberto di Luca with members of the new Serbian government formed after the recent elections.

During the cordial meeting, held at the Palace of Serbia, Minister of Health, Zlatibor Lončar, expressed to Ambassador di Luca attention and gratitude of his Government for the multiple and beneficial activities implemented in the country by the Embassy of the Order in Belgrade.