Malta

Aditus Foundation

National Network
Malta
Address

149 Old Mint Street
Valletta
Malta

Telephone
+35620106295
Fax
+35620106296
E-Mail
info@aditus.org.mt
E-Mail (2)
neilfalzon@aditus.org.mt
Mobile Phone
+35699892191
Mobile Phone (other)
+35699805403
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2011
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
General Information
The board of Aditus consists of the 3 founding members, including the chairman. Dr. Neil Falzon is one of the founding members and Director of Aditus. Besides the director Aditus at the moment consists of one intern and a number of volunteers (10 persons at present). Budgetary resources available last year of 2011: income: 8480.56, expenditures: 6208.99. Regarding sources of funding these include: eu funding, private funding, state (via tenders). The modalities of action include organising seminars, carry out training, research, integration projects, pro bono legal assistance, monitoring of reception centres, awareness raising. Aditus work closely with several other organisations, primarily UNHCR Malta, Jesuit Refugee Service, Integra, and MGRM (Malta Gay Rights Movement).
Mission and Objectives

aditus believes in the universality, interdependence and indivisibility of all human rights and strives to promote our rights-based understanding and application. Whereas aditus’ focus is Malta, we work towards highlighting the regional and international dimensions of human rights in Malta.
aditus is an independent, voluntary and non-profit organisation established with a view to monitor, act and report on access to fundamental human rights by individuals and groups.

Main Projects / Activities

We are ongoing carrying out a number of activities and at the moment concentrated primarily on the following:
Meet the other (integration project in collaboration with UNHCR)
Legal advise and assistance (preparing case for European Court of Human Rights, pro bono assistance mainly migration and LGBT cases)
Publish informational leaflet on migration (distributed by the Times of Malta)
Running blog on European Asylum Support Office (EASOmonitor.blogspot.com)
Planning of events for World Refugee Day
Research and report on the level of integration of third country nationals in Maltese schools (FES tender)
Consultation for Children's Policy
Stakeholder seminars (training of e.g. Apogg Agency (social welfare) in legal issues relating to asylum seekers and beneficiaries of protection)
Theatrical performance and photo exhibition: 9 Parts of Desire (in collaboration with theatre group Troupe 18:45).

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

We believe that our expertise in the field of migration and LBGT issues may be of interest to other organisations both in Malta and beyond.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Through the ALF Network we expect to expand our network, apply for the funds that we eligible for, and hopefully find partners (nationally and transnationally).

Contact (1) Full Name
Dr. Neil Falzon
Head of the organisation
Dr. Neil Falzon
Contact (2) Full Name
Dr Carla Camilleri

AEGEE-Valletta

National Network
Malta
Address

Students’ House, University of Malta, Tal-Qroqq
Msida
Malta

Telephone
(+356) 79702452
E-Mail
info@aegee-valletta.org
E-Mail (2)
secgen@aegee-valletta.org
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1997
Fields of Activity
  1. Youth and education
General Information
AEGEE-Valletta is an antenna of AEGEE-Europe; one of the biggest interdisciplinary student associations in Europe; it is represented by 15000 students, active in 241 cities in 40 countries around Europe, presenting an amazing culture variety. AEGEE is a secular, non-profit, non-political organization. All projects and activities are based on the voluntarily action of its members, numbering around 200, 40 being active. AEGEE works towards a European ideal by organizing and participating in Seminars, Action Weeks and Leisure Events, Summer Universities and youth exchanges. Funding is through European programmes, sponsorships, government grants and membership fees, the budget varying annually according to the amount/type of projects held.
Mission and Objectives

The general aims of AEGEE are: to promote a unified Europe without prejudices, to strive for creating an open and tolerant society of today and tomorrow, to foster democracy, human rights, tolerance, cross-boarder co-operation, mobility and European dimension in education.
The main fields of action are Cultural Exchange, Active Citizenship, Higher Education and Peace & Stability.

Main Projects / Activities

Action Days - a day of focusing on a particular topic in all AEGEE locals providing a great and composition of results, e.g. European Day of Languages
Case Study Trips -research trips aiming to increase the knowledge on a specific topic in a particular country.
Summer Universities Every year, in around 100 cities, multicultural groups of 20-50 young people, enjoy together the wonders of cultural variety.
Trainings – AEGEE offers a professional Internal Education System with about 8 international trainings and many Local Training Courses per year. Trainings - a combination between theory and practice - are a tool of knowledge transfer within the organization, help members to develop their personal skills and complement education with lifetime experiences.

Contact (1) Full Name
Bernice Saliba (SecGen)
Head of the organisation
Chris Frendo (President AEGEE-Valletta)

African Media Association Malta

National Network
Malta
Address

L'Ghorfa Flat 3
Triq Is Serkin
Marsa MRS 2974
Malta

Telephone
00356 79913726
Telephone (other)
00356 99302430
E-Mail
africanmediamalta@gmail.com
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2014
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
  2. Media
General Information
AFRICAN MEDIA ASSOCIATION MALTA is an NGO registered in 2014 working with migrants in the media sector, and in particular with a refugee Somali journalist, and has completed a 12 month project Somali Media Malta with funding from EEA and Norway funds with co-financing by US Embassy.
Mission and Objectives

To inform migrants in Malta about issues relating to them and how to live and integrate in Malta.
To inform the Public and Government about migrant issues and recommend changes to the system where necessary

Main Projects / Activities

First Project EEA funded October 2014 to September 2015 - Somali Media Malta
Second Project - Migrant Skills Register - funded Malta Council for Voluntary Sector, commencing soon
Projects in Pipeline -
with MCVS for second phase of Migrant Media work, and
under EUROPE FOR CITIZENS PROGRAMME 2014 - 2020, partnership with other countries
both at funding application stage

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

We are a young and active NGO, part of PHROM Network of Human Rights Organisations, and the only Media NGO dealing with migrant issues.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

To meet Partner organisations in different countries.
ALF Netwrok was recommended to us.

Contact (1) Full Name
David Millner
Job Title
Project Support
Head of the organisation
Rosemarie Dorekens
Contact (2) Full Name
Ahmed Nuur Ibrahim
Job Title (2)
Media Manager

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ

National Network
Malta
Address

Agenzija Zghazagh, Annex to Casa Leoni, St Joseph High Road
St Venera
Malta

Telephone
00356 23886230
Telephone (other)
00356 23886182
E-Mail
miriam.teuma@gov.mt
E-Mail (2)
irene.attard@gov.mt
E-Mail (3)
agenzija.zghazagh@gov.mt
Mobile Phone
00356 79373118
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
2011
Fields of Activity
  1. Youth and education
General Information
The structure of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ (AŻ) consists of one Chief Executive Officer, two Youth Officers, one Youth Information Officer, Support Teacher, Administrative Officer and two activity centres coordinators and four minor staff. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is a government run Agency and its funded through public funds and through various funding programmes. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ strives to provide young people with opportunities, activities and initiatives that help them develop their potential in a non-formal and informal setting. Through the year Aġenzija Żgħażagħ organises a number of trainings designed to encourage young people to be actively involved in their administration of their localities and become active participants. Young people are also provided with the opportunity to travel and participate in training courses that provide them with experiences and skills in different aspects that will help them through life. Besides AZ is currently organising a number of non-formal trainings that help young people develop their skills in various fields such as leadership, creativity and project development etc. AZ is also runs the only youth information portal available in Malta, whereby young people can find or ask for information related to any service available for them. AZ works with a number of government departments and entities, local and international organisations, groups, councils, as well as independent individuals that might request our support.
Mission and Objectives

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is all about mainstreaming the policy regarding young people in areas such as employment, health, education and all the others fields in which young people are involved. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ works on three main pillars: youth empowerment, policy mainstreaming and research. One of the main aims is to coordinate the work of various ministries where young people are concerned.
The Policy Mainstreaming and Research Unit strives to ensure that young people and their aspirations are reflected in policy and projects within the various sectors pertaining to youth. The Youth Empowerment Unit works with other key stakeholders to develop, strengthen and facilitate empowerment programmes. Since its official launch, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has already organized a number of activities which included training seminars for young people who are currently participating in the Youth Local Councils empowerment programme.
Aġenzija Żgħażagħ launched its web portal called Youth Information Malta on the 26th February 2011. The web portal includes general information for young people. Youth Information Malta provides also a showcase of news, events and activities pertaining to the youth field and aims to be a common meeting place for young people, institutions, organisations, youth workers and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Youth Information Malta became member of ERYICA in February 2011, and is continuously working with other countries to form a network, and to further improve the Youth Information Service in Malta.

Main Projects / Activities

1.Provide Youth Information.
2.Support Youth Organisations.
3.Provide Informal/Non-formal Trainings.
4.Provide Space for Youth Projects.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

AŻ the national body that is the main source of youth information and is undergoing an exercise whereby youth organisations and groups that are set up in Malta are becoming registered members. Therefore AŻ is in a position to promote the work that is being done by the Anna Lindh Foundation through all its registered members and users. Furthermore AŻ is already involved in the activities of the EuroMed Youth platform that is hosted in Malta therefore in a position to enhance and facilitate the networking aspect.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

To join the flagship initiatives that are being run by the ALF and promote them on a national level especially with the young Maltese population.

Contact (1) Full Name
Miriam Teuma
Head of the organisation
Ms Miriam Teuma
Contact (2) Full Name
Irene Attard

Atelier Culture Projects

National Network
Malta
Address

118 St Christopher Street, Valletta, Malta
Valletta
Malta

Telephone
+35621414539
E-Mail
natasha@atelierculture.com
Mobile Phone
+35699437088
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
2007
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. Heritage
  4. Others
  5. Research
  6. Youth and education
General Information
Atelier is a cultural organisation composed of two individuals who work on a full time basis within the team. Atelier works on a project basis, therefore collaborates with a number of partners on various projects, and also sub contracts on an ad hoc basis. Budgets are determined on a project by project basis. Sources of funding vary, from the activities carried out within European Union funded projects, from national events and privately sponsored projects. Atelier usually works within concrete projects (planning and execution of tangible projects), organisation of seminars, fundraising, territorial marketing for local communities, project management of cultural events and activities. Our main partners are public bodies, foundations and NGOs involved in cultural activities, artists and individuals within the creative industry.
Mission and Objectives

Mission
Generating development and innovation through culture and the arts.
Creating awareness of the value added and potential growth through culture, while establishing a new hub for cultural activity and innovative projects on a local and international level.
Objectives
To create a synergy between the cultural sector, public and private entities and the community, where culture becomes an effective and viable vehicle for economic growth and social development.
To give impetus to cultural and territorial valorization.
We believe in:
Stimulating dialogue and valuing diversity
Innovation and sustainability
Creativity and vision
Technology and economy working in synergy with culture and human values
Education and effective communication

Main Projects / Activities

Planning and execution of European Union funded projects, mainly Culture 2007 and ESF; national projects, organization of seminars and cultural activities and events. Fundraising activities and projects within the community.

Contact (1) Full Name
Natasha Borg
Head of the organisation
Natasha Borg (Managing Director)

Centre for Envrionmental Education and Research (CEER)

National Network
Malta
Address

CEER, Room 105, Sports Complex, University of Malta, Tal-Qroqq MSD 2080 MALTA
Msida
Malta

Telephone
+356 2340 2558
Telephone (other)
+356 2146 3025
E-Mail
ceer@um.edu.mt
E-Mail (2)
censu.caruana@um.edu.mt
Mobile Phone
+356 79809782
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
2004
Fields of Activity
  1. Environment/Sustainable development
General Information
CEER is a Centre at the University of Malta governed by a board set up according to the University of Malta regulations. It currently employs four full time members of academic staff and one executive officer. A number of part timers contribute to various courses organised through CEER.
Mission and Objectives

CEER’s role is to promote environmental education (and Education for Sustainable Development) and Research in the Euro-Med region by seeking to catalyse change towards a sustainable society. It endeavours to offer opportunities for environmental education to empower citizens to actively participate in environmental decision making fora and in initiatives that promote a good quality of life for all.
CEER offers a hub that co-ordinates environmental education initiatives, increases the opportunity for environmental education research, makes scientific and technological research results more accessible and facilitates resource transfer and capacity building in Malta and the Euro-Med region.

Main Projects / Activities

Initial Teacher Training
In-Service Teacher Training
Capacity Building
Training at community level
Training Prospective Youth Workers
Provision of Under-Graduate and Post Graduate Courses in Education for Sustainable Development.
Mentoring
Participation in various projects, including EC funded, in the fields of Environmental Education, Development Education, Eco-Management for Schools and Global Education.
Support to Civil Society Organisations
Research in the field of Education for Sustainable Development.
Networking with local and regional groups/individuals to initiate joint projects.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

CEER will be exploring, together with other ALF partners, opportunities where group synergies can promote a better quality of life within the Euro-Med region.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

CEER is the main Environmental Education/Education for Sustainable Development agency in the country. We are willing to share our expertise and collaborate with any entity (governmental, non-governmental, community based, etc.) with whom we share similar aims. The ALF can provide the right platform for CEER to catalyse change towards a sustainable society.

Contact (1) Full Name
Vincent (Censu) Caruana
Head of the organisation
Prof. Paul Pace

Cross Culture International Foundation CCIF

National Network
Malta
Address

24 Triq Bormla
Paola
Malta

Telephone
0035699525292
Telephone (other)
0035699515520
Fax
none
E-Mail
alecnheddy@hopechurchmalta.com
E-Mail (2)
bamboad@hotmail.com
E-Mail (3)
bvumburah@yahoo.com
E-Mail (4)
mdill005@gmail.com
Mobile Phone
0035699525292
Mobile Phone (other)
00356995252
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2012
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
General Information
We have just been official registered in Malta a process that takes a long time. We have a board made up of 5 people proffesionals in various fields. We have one director and used voluntires. We are looking forward to run our first Human trafficking small project involving the youths. Our main source of funding will be through fund raising initiatives, donations.We also looking to make applications for EU funding. I am sure you will appreciate the amount of work we need to cover after having been registerd 2nd half of 2012. We are formulating a human trafficking project,Work with the marginalised and the immigrants who form 2% of the maltese propulation,Training,etc We are looking to team up with one partner to hold cultural arts festivals annually that will help bring back interest and capture the participation of the communities in Arts and culture
Mission and Objectives

CCIF is dedicated to enhancing cross-cultural communication within each community, and across communities and nations. Tolerance and mutual understanding are central themes. While not a partisan or political institution, the foundation is to support the basic values and goals of the European Union that endeavour to offer equal opportunities to all people irrespective of colour, creed, social orientation and religious or cultural background.
The foundation intends to build cultural harmony, understanding and well-being through cultural and artistic expressions as a means of promoting solidarity and social cohesion.
• Humanitarian aid;
• Spearheading interventions tailored to enhance cross cultural communication and exchange programs in all sectors of the communities we live in;
• Providing training on cultural issues, that is developing intercultural awareness, improving intercultural interactions and fostering cultural partnerships with other Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in the same field;
• Encouraging self-sustainability and self-reliability amongst people of diverse cultures living in Malta and other selected countries through empowerment programs and utilizing the services and expertise of third country nationals who are resident in Malta and blending them with Maltese nationals for the purpose of integration and information and knowledge interchange;

Main Projects / Activities

• Humanitarian aid;
• Spearheading interventions tailored to enhance cross cultural communication and exchange programs in all sectors of the communities we live in;
• Providing training on cultural issues, that is developing intercultural awareness, improving intercultural interactions and fostering cultural partnerships with other Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in the same field;
• Encouraging self-sustainability and self-reliability amongst people of diverse cultures living in Malta and other selected countries through empowerment programs and utilizing the services and expertise of third country nationals who are resident in Malta and blending them with Maltese nationals for the purpose of integration and information and knowledge interchange;

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Malta we believe is strategically located and has experiences with problems that come with its close proximity to Africa. Secondly we have a team of professionals who have exposure in the field. We have a strong young Music dance, media artist who can capture the appeal of the youths in Europe.We are diverse in our Make up have Zimbabwean - Britsh, Uk citizens,Irish,Maltese,German, Swedish involved in the running of CCIF. We are visionaries and are passionate in what we do and want to achieve. We strongly believe in sharing experiences and participating in like events. We have indepth experience in Event managemnt and planning. We have variied experience working for organisations like World bank,World vision international,ESF projects, NGOs,Civil service. We are dynamic and have a herat to impact the destiny of our youths. We are willing to learn form others too.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Exchange information,Collaboration Learning form other oraganisations' experience. We believe in using available networks rather forming new groupings. We believe if we are to be more effective we have to be part of a growing team of responsive Organisation whose sole agenda is to make this earth a better place and make a difference in the lifes of the needy and make the our environments safe and preserve the natural resources.

Contact (1) Full Name
Hedwig Bvumburah
Head of the organisation
Alec Douglas Bvumburah
Contact (2) Full Name
Moira Dillon

Euro-Mediterranean University Institute of Malta

National Network
Malta
Address

Campus Malta: (Location to be confirmed by the EMUI_Social Council)
Campus Madrid: EMUI_Complutense University - San Bernardo 49 - E 28015 Madrid (Spain)
MALTA / MADRID / FES
Malta

Telephone
+34 647 73 44 21
Telephone (other)
+34 91 394 6625, 6623
Fax
+34 91 394 6608
E-Mail
rector@emui.eu
E-Mail (2)
borja.fontalva@emui.eu
Organisation Type
Public Institution
Year of Establishment
2007
Fields of Activity
  1. International/Cultural relations
General Information
It is our intention that the EMUI_Malta becomes a Euro-Mediterranean academic center that can offer Degrees Studies of the universities and research institutions of the Consortium. We are going to work in the framework of the European Union, the Maghreb and Middle East. The provisional model we intend to be is a Tuition Centre, just like our main partner in Malta, the London School of Economics and Political Science. In the close future, the EMUI intends to formally become a Public and International University, as originally planned and recognized by the Anna Lindh Foundation. SOCIAL COUNCIL The Board / Social Council is as well composed of representatives with strong experience in public and private institutions, which will assume political, economical or academic responsibility in the EMUI. The constitution of the Board / Social Council must contemplate a tripartite composition: From the political side, a representation of the Malta Government, the Malta Parliament and the European Commission Representation in Malta, as well as the diplomatic corps accredited in the Republic of Malta. As far as concerns the academic composition will also "ex officio" members: the representative of EMUI, the University of Malta and two rotating members of the universities that offer degrees from the Tuition Centre. - Acting President: PhD. Jesús Martín-Sanz, Director of the International Consulting AUREN, President of AEDHE, Vicepresident CEIM-CEOE - Members ad personam: H.E. Dr. Edward Fenech Adami Former President of the Republic of Malta Prof. Dr. Josep Borrell-Fontelles Former President of the European Parliament Prof. José María Gil-Robles Gil-Delgado Former President of the European Parliament Prof. Dr. Luis González-Seara Former EMUI_President & Former Minister of Universities and Knowledge Prof. Dr. Guido de Marco Former President of the Republic of Malta Prof. Dr. José Vidal-Beneyto (†) Ex-Directeur du Collège des Hautes Études Èuropéennes „Miguel Servet“(Paris) DIRECTION COUNCIL - Rector: Prof. Dr. Román Reyes, EMUI_Malta - Complutense University of Madrid - Pro-Rectors: Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Guderzo, Università di Firenze Prof. Dr. Karin Lohr, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin Prof. Dr. Mariano Longo, Università del Salento - General Coordinator: PhD. Borja Fontalva, EMUI_Malta – Complutense University of Madrid - Secretary-General: PhD. Marta Vignola, Università del Salento   ACADEMIC & RESEARCH COUNCIL The Scientific Committee is composed of academic representatives of each university and research centre of the Consortium as well as relevant persons of the academical and political (European and Mediterranean) world. The Presidency of the Academic Council will rotate and will be assumed by one of the Rectors of the Universities of the Consortium that offer their own qualifications / studies from the EMUI_Malta.
Mission and Objectives

1. To develop teaching and research quality programs focused on the European Union and its projection upon the Mediterranean Area.
2. To form professionals in every area of punctual interest for European and Euro-Mediterranean institutions. These professionals will meet the standards of quality set by social, political and economic sectors involved.
3. To offer programs of continuous education for updating knowledge and basic skills of the above referred professionals.
4. To foster the spreading of results through specialized media. There will be also a presence in general media, according to the interests of their users.
5. To draw up proposals of continuous education through courses, seminars or conferences that will be available to any citizen, with the purpose of guaranteeing accurate and critical information on the ongoing development of the EU, particularly in relation to Mediterranean issues.
6. To advise public and private institutions on the aforementioned issues. Consultant panels will be set up to pursue this goal.
7. To set up institutional teaching and research networks, with or without extra-communitarian partners, in order to improve the spreading of results. It will be also be a target to establish partnerships with other institutions in order to create local, regional or communitarian programs to be developed at the affected geopolitical areas.

Main Projects / Activities

PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES
1. Graduate Studies
Diploma in Euro-Mediterranean Relations and Cooperation
Master in European Union and Mediterranean
Master in EuroMed: Information and Knowledge Society
Master in Advanced Studies on Islam in the European Contemporary Society
2. Postgraduate Studies
Advanced Diploma in EuroMediterranean Studies – ADEMS
Doctorate in EuroMediterranean Studies
3. Pre- & Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Award Program
Externally Funded Fellowship
4. Research Projects
Research Team THEORIA | In Partnership
Research Projects on the Mediterranean Area
Summer Grants
Symposia and Conferences
EuroMediterranean Documentation Centre
5. Lifelong Learning Programme

Head of the organisation
Prof. Dr. Roman Reyes, Rector

Foundation Centre for Creativity – Saint James Cavalier

National Network
Malta
Address

St. James Cavalier, Centre for Creativity, Castille Square
Valletta
Malta

Telephone
00356 2122 3200
Telephone (other)
00356 2122 3216
Fax
00356 2122 3218
E-Mail
info@sjcav.org
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
2000
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Democracy and community development
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Media
  5. Research
  6. Youth and education
General Information
St James Cavalier, Centre for Creativity first opened its doors to the public on the 22nd September 2000. As the Maltese Government's Millennium Project it has taken on the role of pushing forward Malta's cultural aspirations. It has been set up as a Foundation whose board is nominated by the Minister for Tourism and Culture every three years. With a strong commitment to supporting the contemporary creative scene, the Center’s philosophy is to also take in, reflect and support the country's traditional and historical heritage and culture. Numerous film, theatre, music and literature events and festivals together with art symposia and artist residency, education and audience development programs have been successfully set up during the past five years. The Centre which is funded through a yearly government grant is managed by a management team composed of 2 full-timers and 5 part-timers with a supporting staff of 20
Mission and Objectives

The Mission Statement for St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity focuses on St James' role as a catalyst for the contemporary art scene in Malta, as well as its role as a hub were people of all ages and from all walks of life can join in the enriching act of creativity.
St James Cavalier, Centre for Creativity will contribute to the cultural well-being by
• Acting as a catalyst for all forms of expression, by providing space and extending experience to reach all people and involve them in interactive participation.
• Establishing itself as a centre for cultural exchange with other countries, thus cultivating a sense of cultural identity based on local dimensions and international diversity in the light of Malta's development of cultural tourism.
• Fostering aesthetic and cultural awareness among the younger generation.

Main Projects / Activities

During the past year St. James Cavalier hosted 25 exhibitions, screened 90 films as part of the EUROPA cinema network and organised 10 film festivals in collaboration with foreign representations in Malta. 24 theatre productions were staged at the Centre attracting audiences of more than 11,000 patrons whereas 25 musical events were presented for more than 4000 patrons.
An arts education programme for school children has welcomed more than 12,000 children and their teachers to St. James Cavalier. Yearly, St. James Cavalier organises a performing arts festival during Easter and celebrates literature during World Book Day.

Contact (1) Full Name
Mr. Chris Gatt (General Manager)
Head of the organisation
Mr. Rupert Cefai (Chairman)

Foundation For Empowering Geneder Equality

National Network
Malta
Address

32, Main Street
Kirkop KKP 1528
Malta

Telephone
00356 79906648
E-Mail
orsini.gisella@yahoo.it
E-Mail (2)
katina_plamenova@yahoo.com
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2015
Fields of Activity
  1. Gender
  2. Human rights
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Research
  5. Youth and education
General Information
The Foundation for Empowering Gender Equality aims at local and international development linked to closing the gap in gender disparities and improving the socio-economic growth. The Foundation was set up in Malta in 2015 and its aim is to bring together local policy-makers, NGOs and international authorities in order to improve matters related to some of the major principles entrenched in the European Union.
Mission and Objectives

The objects and purpose of the Foundation are to:
a. To empower women towards personal and professional development, through information and support;
b. To promote gender equality;
c. To contribute towards the global campaign to end violence against women;
d. To promote cultural integration of women in Malta regardless of religious belonging, race and sexual orientation;
e. To collaborate with other organizations for the reforms of laws and practices that discriminate against women;
f. To raise awareness about gender disparities in Malta; and
g. To conduct research and collect relevant data for the advancement of women rights.

Main Projects / Activities

The main objectives will be achieved through the organisation of local and international events, networking; participation in EU funded projects, specific tailored training and last but not least setting up various local and international initiatives aimed at improving challenging scenarios

Contact (1) Full Name
Dr. Gisella Orsini
Head of the organisation
Dr. Gisella Orsini (Secretary General), Ms. Katina Mladenova (Chairperson)
Contact (2) Full Name
Ms. Katina Mladenova