The brutal assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has shocked us all, and whilst many of us (and you) have been attending marches, vigils and protests there’s a lingering feeling that it’s just not enough to bring about the changes we all think Malta needs. We also understand that you’re not all actively involved with NGOs, but would anyway like to do more to be part of this significant time in Maltese history. So we thought we could you some … read more
With Integra Foundation and The Critical Institute we’ve sent the below letter to the Prime Minister, pretty much in the same spirit as our harsh press statement on governance problems in Malta, published some months ago. We’ll keep our readers posted on updates, if any. This has got to stop.
It has been said that good governance is the process whereby public institutions conduct public affairs, manage public resources and guarantee the realisation of human rights in a manner essentially free of abuse and corruption, and with due regard for the rule of law. The key question is: are the institutions of governance effectively guaranteeing the right to health, adequate housing, sufficient food, quality education, fair justice and personal security? United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, … read more