aditus participates in ‘Fleeing Homophobia’ project

On Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st May aditus Chair Neil Falzon attended a meeting in Amsterdam organised by the COC Netherlands as part of the Fleeing Homophobia project. The project is an EU-wide study on the treatment of LGBTI asylum-seekers in EU Member States’ asylum procedures.  In Amsterdam, all National Experts met with the project partners to discuss the issues raised in the respective national research and how all this valuable information could be best utilised for advocacy purposes…nationally yet also regionally … read more

Mediterranean network of NGOs working in LGBTI issues

On Friday 27th and Saturday 28th June, Neil Falzon was in Athens to attend a networking meeting for Mediterranean NGOs working directly or indirectly with LGBTI issues.  Several NGOs were present from Malta, Albania, Turkey, Cyprus (North and South) and Greece, meeting with the aim of discussing common concerns and suggesting ways of cooperating effectively.  The meeting was also attended by representatives of ILGA Europe. aditus is becoming increasingly active in LGBTI issues, as evidenced in its public support of Joanne … read more

Workshop on the M.S.S. judgement

aditus attends a full-day workshop organised by the International Commission of Jurists.  The aim of the workshop is to discuss international and national perspectives of the recent ECtHR M.S.S. judgement against Belgium and Greece.  Held in Brussels, the workshop brought together NGOs and lawyers to analyse the several points raised in the judgement. For aditus, Neil Falzon highlighted that possible impact of M.S.S. is primarily related to the fact that Malta is a country receiving Dublin II returns and the criteria established … read more

International Detention Coalition

In view of the work its does in the context of immigration detention, aditus is pleased to join the International Detention Coalition.  We hope that our membership with the Coalition will strengthen our advocacy efforts and disseminate information on the practices in Malta.