Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

THE MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AND EUROPEAN AFFAIRS: Malta ratifies the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo signed the Instrument of Ratification for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The instrument was deposited on 21st September 2020 at the United Nations in New York by Ambass…

THE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL PERMANENT SECRETARY: Napoleon’s letter generates great interest during Public Service Week

The letter in which Napoleon Bonaparte commanded General Desaix to start planning the invasion of Malta in 1798 raised great interest in the Maltese public on its first day exhibited at the Museum of Archaeology, as part of Public Service Week 2020. He…

US Challenges Injunction Against WeChat App Store Bans

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday it is challenging a federal judge’s injunction against its order that Apple and Google remove WeChat from their U.S. app stores due to data privacy and national security concerns.The department’s original order,…

560 Global Corporations Urge Government Action to Protect Nature

Hundreds of the world’s biggest companies are calling on governments “to act with courage and urgency” to protect the world’s natural resources.Business for Nature is a coalition of 560 companies across all sectors with combined revenues of $4 trillion…

THE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL PERMANENT SECRETARY: Increase in trust and investment in the Public Service also reflected in Police and Armed Forces

The strong investment in technology that has taken place in recent years in the Public Service, as well as the sharp leap in public trust in governmental services, are also being reflected in the Police Corps and the Armed Forces. This was stated by Pr…