Latest Embassy News
16/03/2017 First letter arrived, first WISH fulfilled!
Belgrade, March 16th The Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta has received the first letter in February concerning our project Make a WISH 2017. Just to remember, the Project for the year 2017 encouraged … Read more
23/02/2017 59th Anniversary of the “Shelter for Children”
Belgrade, February 22, 2017 On the day of celebration at the “Vuk Karadzić” theatre in Belgrade, a musical and dance spectacle was performed by stage performers – children from the “Shelter for Children” in … Read more
13/02/2017 The first phase of the “Make a WISH” Project
Belgrade, February 10, 2017 The first phase of the “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta” is to raise awareness among parents and families concerned of the scope of this new and important … Read more
30/01/2017 The Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing resigns from office
Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein assumes the office of Lieutenant ad interim, Albrecht Boeselager resumes his office as Grand Chancellor The Sovereign Council, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta, met this afternoon in … Read more
20/01/2017 Make a WISH 2017 presented in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belgrade, January 2017 Excellent relations between Republic of Serbia and the Sovereign Order of Malta continued after recent official visit of the Grand Hospitaller of the Order, H.E. Prince Dominique de la Rochefoucauld-Montbel. Many activities already … Read more
04/01/2017 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 … Read more
14/12/2016 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 … Read more
08/12/2016 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 … Read more
05/12/2016 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 … Read more
14/10/2016 Continues the delivery of WISHES to the orphanage in Sremcica
Sremcica, October 14th On the long list of WISHES received at the Embassy from Sremcica, great attention has been given to clothing for the children and youth housed in the orphanage located just outside of … Read more
14/10/2016 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 … Read more
10/10/2016 Hon. Vladimir Marinkovic re-elected Chairman of the parliamentary group of friendship Serbia – Order of Maltae di Malta
Belgrade, October 7th For the second consecutive time Hon. Vladimir Marinkovic – Vice President of the Serbian Parliament – was elected Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of friendship between the Republic of Serbia and the … Read more
30/09/2016 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 … Read more
30/09/2016 “The Global Fund for Forgotten People” for “Make a WISH”
Izvor, September 28th, 2016 Many WISHES have been received from the center Izvor of the Serbian Orthodox Church’s Monastery “St. Petka“, in the village of Izvor, which houses 92 girls with mental disabilities, as well … Read more
12/09/2016 In Lithuania the Stakeholder Conference of the Sovereign Order of Malta
Vilnius, September 9- 10 In the presence of the Grand Chancellor H.E. Albrecht von Boeselager and the Grand Hospitaller H.E. Dominique de La Rochefoucauld, was held in Vilnius – Lithuania – the second conference of … Read more
19/07/2016 Monastery of Izvor, “Make a WISH”: an ambulance.
Como – Belgrade, July 2016 One of the most important WISHES of the home that welcomes girls with mental disabilities of the Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church “St. Petka”, in the village of Izvor, … Read more
23/06/2016 Our National Day: Humanitarian diplomacy and culture.
Belgrade, June 22nd For the second year in a row the festivity of St. John the Baptist, Patron Saint of the Sovereign Order of Malta, was celebrated in a context of humanitarian diplomacy and culture. … Read more
14/06/2016 Newsweek media partner of “Make a WISH”
Belgrade, June 15th, 2016 We are proud to announce that the project of our Embassy “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta” for 2016 has attracted the attention, and the willingness to support … Read more
09/06/2016 Interview at the National Serbian TV network RTS for the “Jutarnji program”
Belgrade, June 9th The second edition of the project “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta”, promoted by our Embassy in Serbia, is collecting an increasing interest among the leading Serbian media.
26/05/2016 THE WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT (Istanbul 23-24 May 2016)
SOVEREIGN ORDER OF MALTA FINAL REPORT GENERAL FEATURES OF THE SUMMIT The World Humanitarian Summit. The first World Humanitarian Summit launched by initiative of the United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-moon was held in Istanbul on … Read more
24/05/2016 An evening of humanitarian diplomacy and culture with the Opera RIGOLETTO at the National Opera Theater in Belgrade
On the occasion of the National Day of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Embassy to the Republic of Serbia, presents an evening of humanitarian diplomacy and cultural offering access to the prestigious National Opera … Read more
19/05/2016 Continues the delivery of the “Make a WISH”
Belgrade, the Embassy’s chancery A couple of days ago, a collaborator of the Sremcica Center (near Belgrade) that houses orphaned or abandoned children, visited the Embassy to pick up the clothing of Italian origin.
12/05/2016 Humanitarian diplomacy and culture for the next annual Feast of the Order of Malta
Belgrade, National Theatre The humanitarian mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta, in its nearly thousand years of history, has stood by culture. It is for that purpose that, for the second year in a … Read more
04/04/2016 The letters for “Make a WISH” are arriving. And the first WISH has already been “delivered”!
Sremcica, April 2016 From March 15th the boys and girls housed in the orphanages and Centers for youth with mental disabilities in Sremcica and Izvor – in Serbia – have begun to send, to the … Read more
31/03/2016 “A hot meal in a cold winter” has been extended
Belgrade, March 30th, 2016 The Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade has decided to support, during the winter of 2015/2016, the facility “Shelter for children” which has been operating in Belgrade for … Read more
15/03/2016 Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta 2016
Serbia, March 15 – December 15, 2016 The Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade, in view of the brilliant results achieved in 2015, has decided to repeat in 2016 the initiative “Make … Read more
10/03/2016 In the beautiful "framework" of the 14th century a "picture" of human distress
Izvor, March 10 In the beautiful setting of an Orthodox monastery of the fourteenth century, operates a center which houses up to 92 young and older girls, with mental disability issues. The management of the … Read more
29/02/2016 Ambassador di Luca met with the new Apostolic Nuncio to Serbia, Msgr. Suriani
Belgrade, February 26 The Ambassador Alberto di Luca paid a visit to the Nunciature of the Holy See to address the most devout and friendly welcome, in the name of the Sovereign Order of Malta, … Read more
18/02/2016 In progress in Albania the 10th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean
Tirana, 18-19 February 2016 The Tenth Plenary Assembly of the PAM – Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean – is currently taking place in Tirana with the participation of 240 delegates from 24 countries and six … Read more
11/02/2016 Humanitarian aid by the Order of Malta for the refugees in Serbia
Vranje, February The cold weather of the Balkans has not stopped the flow of migrants, coming from Greece and Macedonia, trying to get to the countries of Central and Northern Europe, transiting through Serbia.
29/01/2016 "A hot meal in a cold winter" for 2016 as well
Belgrade, from January to March This year, the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Republic of Serbia wanted to give even more attention to the children. And so, the 2016 edition of … Read more
22/12/2015 An important initiative by Malteser International for the refugee crisis
Vranje, December 21st In the wake of the spirit and mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to support those who are suffering, the Embassy in Belgrade is pleased to announce that, on the occasion … Read more
11/12/2015 Refugees and migrants: conference on the role and mission of the Order of Malta
Rome, 11 December 2015 With the interventions of the Grand Chancellor H.E. Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, the Grand Hospitaller H.E. Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel, H.E. Ambassador Stefano Ronca, the General Secretary of “Malteser International” Ingo … Read more
08/12/2015 The Order of Malta at the Women's Club Charity Bazaar
Again this year, the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Republic of Serbia, attended the fifteenth edition of the Women’s Club Charity Bazaar. The laudable initiative organized by the Ambassadors’ spouses in … Read more
14/10/2015 The story of a dream that became a project and then reality: Make a Wish to the Sovereign Order of Malta
Lijg and Sid, October 13th The story of a dream that became a project and then reality for almost 1,500 Serbian children! A long journey that began last Christmas with an invitation to primary school … Read more
12/10/2015 Final preparations for the delivery of the "Make a WISH"
Belgrade, October 12th It took a lot of work to the Embassy in Belgrade to prepare the two ceremonies of the project “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta”. A thousand children will … Read more
22/09/2015 The Holy Father received the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
Last September 11th, in the Vatican, the Holy Father received His Excellency Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, president of the Republic of Serbia. During the cordial meeting, among the topics discussed were the good relations between the … Read more
17/09/2015 Emergency humanitarian assistance for refugees between Serbia and Hungary
Those who escape from the tragedies of war, persecution and hunger – forced, to survive, to abandon their lands and seek political asylum in another country – are always and unquestionably a humanitarian issue. This … Read more
11/09/2015 Continues the collaboration between Monzino (Milan) and the hospital KBC Zvezdara (Belgrade)
Belgrade, September 10th 2015 Continues the collaboration between the only entirely cardiological hospital in Europe, the Monzino of Milan, and the University Medical Center Zvezdara of Belgrade. A significant amount of beds and medical equipment … Read more
09/09/2015 Make a Wish to the Sovereign Order of Malta
Belgrade, September 9th 2015 On Tuesday, October 13th, will be held the ceremony of handover of the WISHES as conclusion of the charity project initiated in 2014 by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of … Read more
24/07/2015 Serbian Parliament: meeting with the Group of friendship Serbia-Order of Malta
Belgrade, July 23rd With a warm and now already familiar atmosphere of cooperation, the Vice President of the Serbian Parliament and Chairman of the Group of friendship Serbia-Order of Malta, Hon. Vladimir Marinkovic welcomed, in … Read more
22/07/2015 The Minister of Labor and Social Policy has met with the Ambassador of the Order of Malta
Belgrade, July 22nd The Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Policy, H.E. Aleksandar Vulin, met today at Palace Serbia (Palata Srbije), the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Alberto di Luca. During the meeting … Read more
01/07/2015 THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) SUPPORTS THE PROJECT OF THE ORDRE DE MALTE FRANCE
Rome, 26/06/2015 The project launched thanks to a generous donation from the Republic of China (Taiwan) To step up prevention and develop rehabilitation therapies for leprosy patients in Vietnam: this is the ambitious project of … Read more
26/06/2015 Our National Day, in the presence of the President of Parliament, between the sublime music of the Opera Tosca by Puccini and the generous solidarity from the Principality of Monaco
Belgrade, June 24th This year’s National Day of St. John the Baptist, traditionally organized by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade, was honored by the participation of the President of Parliament, … Read more
20/06/2015 From the Principality of Monaco a great help to the "Make a WISH" project
Monte Carlo, June 19th In an atmosphere of friendship and solidarity, made even more enjoyable by the beautiful terrace on the seaside and the lovely melodies of famous artists, was held, at the restaurant Twiga … Read more
09/06/2015 For the National Day of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Opera Tosca at the National Theatre
Belgrade, June 24th, 7:30 pm
13/05/2015 "MAKE A WISH": THE PATRON AND THE AMBASSADOR OF THE ORDER MET TO REVIEW THE PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT
Belgrade, May 2015 HRH Crown Prince Alexander II Karadjordjevic received, at the Royal Palace in Belgrade, the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Alberto di Luca, to review the progress of the project. Among … Read more
07/05/2015 The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs receives the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta
Belgrade, May 7th In the historic building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was held this morning the warm meeting between the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dacic, and the … Read more
06/05/2015 Continues the collaboration between IEO and Monzino (ITALY) and the hospital KBC Zvezdara
April, 2015 The Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade was able to collect the availability of the Milanese hospitals IEO and Monzino, who are collecting, for the second time, medical equipment to … Read more
30/03/2015 FIRST PHASE OF THE PROJECT “MAKE A WISH” COMPLETED
Belgrade, March 30th Today ended the first phase of the project “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta”: this was the part in which elementary school children, from the areas affected by the … Read more
24/03/2015 The welcomed recognition from the hospital KBC Zvezdara
Belgrade, March 19th In the presence of President Tomislav Nikolic, at the National Theatre in Belgrade, was held the ceremony for the 80th anniversary of this important health institution. During the evening, were presented the … Read more
11/03/2015 A few more days left to participate to "Make a WISH"
Sid, March 9th The Project Manager of “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta”, Prof. Nenad Prokic, met at Sid with the Mayor Mr. Nikola Vasic and with Mr. Branislav Mauković, president of … Read more
19/02/2015 Fruitful continuation of the collaboration with the Parliamentary Group of Friendship Serbia-Order of Malta
At the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade, the president of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship Serbia – Order of Malta, Hon. Vladimir Marinkovic met again with Ambassador Alberto di Luca. As … Read more
13/02/2015 The Mayor of Ub enthusiastic for "Make a WISH"
Even the Mayor of Ub, Darko Glišić, expressed to Ambassador Alberto di Luca his personal appreciation for the initiative undertaken by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Serbia. This city was also … Read more
03/02/2015 The Order of Malta at the Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean in the Principality of Monaco
February 2nd The Ambassador Alberto di Luca, designated by the Grand Chancellor H.E. Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, represented for the second time the Sovereign Order of Malta at the Annual Plenary Conference of the Parliamentary … Read more
27/01/2015 The collaboration of the Mayors for the project "Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta"
Mionica, January 27th In Serbia there could not have been a better day to start the collaborations with Mayors of the areas affected by floods, for the launch of the project “Make a WISH”. Today … Read more
12/01/2015 Repeated this year, "A hot meal on a cold winter’s day"
Aleksinac and Sabac – Winter 2014/2015 This 2015, the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Serbia will again be alongside those in need of “a hot meal on a cold winter’s day”. Together … Read more
13/12/2014 MAKE A WISH TO THE SOVEREIGN ORDER OF MALTA
MAKE A WISH TO THE SOVEREIGN ORDER OF MALTA is a project aimed at children, residing in the flooded areas (District of Braničevo: Municipality of Kostolac; District of Mačva: Municipalities of Mali Zvornik, Krupanj, Loznica, … Read more
27/11/2014 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej blesses the project "Make a WISH"
Belgrade, November 27 The Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, received today in the Patriarchy of Belgrade the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Alberto di Luca, who illustrated the new … Read more
25/11/2014 Council of Europe and the Order of Malta
Belgrade, November The Head of the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade, Tim Cartwright, and Ambassador Alberto di Luca met at the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta. During the pleasant meeting were mainly … Read more
25/11/2014 The commitment to "A hot meal on a cold winter’s day"
Belgrade, November 24th Had gathered last March, at the ending of the initiative of the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Serbia, to decide on the possibility of a second edition; and on … Read more
25/11/2014 The engagement of Prince Alexander II by the side of the Order of Malta
Belgrade, November 2014 During a long and cordial meeting that took place at the Royal Palace in Belgrade, Ambassador Alberto di Luca has presented to the Prince Alexander II – Confrere in the Order of … Read more
12/11/2014 Pope Francis appoints Raymond Leo Burke Cardinalis Patronus of the Sovereign Order of Malta
Rome, 8 November 2014 Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke has been appointed Cardinalis Patronus Pope Francis. Raymond Leo Burke of the Sovereign Order of Malta by His Holiness Previously Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the … Read more
24/07/2014 Help for Serbia because of the floods even from Turin.
July 22, 2014 The humanitarian mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta is also perceived by the availability that all its facilities offer when it comes to helping those most in need. In fact, the … Read more
18/06/2014 The new parliamentary group of friendship with the Sovereign Order of Malta has been formed
With the newly formed Parliament was constituted the new parliamentary group of friendship between Serbia and the Sovereign Order of Malta. In the list of the new composition we can notice that Prof. Dr Vladimir … Read more
05/06/2014 Serbia was yet again “attacked” from the sky.
June 2014 Fifteen years after those air strikes from the sky, which caused so much damage, another attack came from the sky, this time, a devastating natural disaster. The deaths exceeded the tragic number of … Read more