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.
On May 15th the International Day of Families is celebrated in the World, which was proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1994. This Day is an important opportunity to promote awareness of the problems and the need for resources related to this fundamental topic for all humanity.
Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has been elected the 80th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The electing body, the Council Complete of State, met in the Magistral Villa, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats, in Rome.
Elected head of the Order of Malta on 29 April 2017, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre is now elected for life as Grand Master.
At the Archbishop’s residence – guests of Belgrade Archbishop, H.E. the Most Reverend Mons. Stanislav Hočevar – was held a Focus-group about Humanitarian Diplomacy, organized by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta intended at exchanging experiences and analyzing problems and prospects of this vast project field that coincides with the millenium old mission of the Order of Malta.
Catholic Easter will be celebrated in a few days and Orthodox Easter the week after.
“Our” children from the Shelter already knew they would receive the necessary food for everyday life under the Project “A hot meal in a cold winter” promoted by our Embassy, and some extra things to celebrate Easter.
Newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Sovereign Order of Malta, H.E. Dejan Šahović, has presented today his Letters of Credence to the Lieutenant of the Grand Master – Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto.
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 Project “A hot meal in a cold winter”, promoted by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade, is in its fourth year. This winter as well, it gives smiles to boys and girls-protegès of the Center “Shelter for Children”.