PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE PROMOTION: Twelve new members participating in this year’s Council for Maltese Living Abroad

The Council for Maltese Living Abroad is holding its ninth annual meeting on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st of November 2018.

The Council for Maltese Living Abroad was established by means of Act XX of 2011 following the Emigration Conventions organised in 1969, 2000, and 2010 that recommended the establishment of a council composed of representatives of Maltese communities and others with the aim of promoting the rights and interests of Maltese living abroad.

The Council is composed of 15 members chaired by the Minister for Foreign Affairs (ex-officio) and convenes once a year in Malta.

This meeting is characterised by discussions, proposals, recommendations, and decisions which serve as a basis for action by various ministries, departments, and other entities to achieve the aims for which this council has been set up.

The Council also provides councillors with the opportunity to meet once a year and put forward proposals all year round, present grievances and issues related to the people they represent.

Twelve new members will participate in this year’s annual meeting. These members have been appointed to replace those who completed their two-three-year term (6 years) in office and according to ActXX of 2011 could not be reappointed again.

The Council is composed as follows:

Chairperson: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion (ex-officio) Carmelo Abela

Members:

Mr Alexander Grima A

Mr Angelo Grima

Ms Anita Grillo

Mrs Antonella Berry-Brincat

Mr Brandon Azzopardi

Ms Claudia Caruana

Mr Denis Muniglia

Ms Edwige Borg

Mr Emanuel Camilleri

Dr Josephine Ann Cutajar

Ms Marie-Louise Previtera

Mr Mario M Sammut

Mr Shane Delia

Profs Stephen Gatt

Ms Susan Schembri

Secretary: Mr Joseph A Xerri

The fifteen members of the Council for Maltese Living Abroad come from the different states of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America as well as the United Kingdom, France, the European Union, the United Arab Emirates, and Malta.

Source: Government of Malta


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PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE PROMOTION: Twelve new members participating in this year’s Council for Maltese Living Abroad

The Council for Maltese Living Abroad is holding its ninth annual meeting on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st of November 2018.

The Council for Maltese Living Abroad was established by means of Act XX of 2011 following the Emigration Conventions organised in 1969, 2000, and 2010 that recommended the establishment of a council composed of representatives of Maltese communities and others with the aim of promoting the rights and interests of Maltese living abroad.

The Council is composed of 15 members chaired by the Minister for Foreign Affairs (ex-officio) and convenes once a year in Malta.

This meeting is characterised by discussions, proposals, recommendations, and decisions which serve as a basis for action by various ministries, departments, and other entities to achieve the aims for which this council has been set up.

The Council also provides councillors with the opportunity to meet once a year and put forward proposals all year round, present grievances and issues related to the people they represent.

Twelve new members will participate in this year’s annual meeting. These members have been appointed to replace those who completed their two-three-year term (6 years) in office and according to ActXX of 2011 could not be reappointed again.

The Council is composed as follows:

Chairperson: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion (ex-officio) Carmelo Abela

Members:

Mr Alexander Grima A

Mr Angelo Grima

Ms Anita Grillo

Mrs Antonella Berry-Brincat

Mr Brandon Azzopardi

Ms Claudia Caruana

Mr Denis Muniglia

Ms Edwige Borg

Mr Emanuel Camilleri

Dr Josephine Ann Cutajar

Ms Marie-Louise Previtera

Mr Mario M Sammut

Mr Shane Delia

Profs Stephen Gatt

Ms Susan Schembri

Secretary: Mr Joseph A Xerri

The fifteen members of the Council for Maltese Living Abroad come from the different states of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America as well as the United Kingdom, France, the European Union, the United Arab Emirates, and Malta.

Source: Government of Malta


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