Our work at EU level supported by Government

Today we joined a long list of other NGOs to receive financial support from Minister Helena Dalli, Minister for Social Dialouge, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties (MSDC), for our work at the EU level. Through the Civil Society Fund the Ministry enables civil society organisations to be active players in our respective sectors, thereby bridging the gap between EU-level policy-making and Maltese grassroots realities. “The objectives of the Civil Society Fund (CSF) are the following: to assist CSOs to keep … read more


Trans, gender variant & intersex students: securing safe learning environments that promote human rights enjoyment

On Monday 29 February, together with our project partners MGRM, the Ministry for Education and Employment and the Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, we launched the research report ‘Sensitivity, Safety and Strength: An Inter-agency Review of Malta’s Policy on Trans, Gender Variant and Intersex Students‘. The report was researched in the context of the project that sought to assess the actual impact of the June 2015 national policy on trans, gender variant and intersex students. Two … read more


Integration Café

The Integration Cafe is a space which will exhibit the findings of our Malta Integration Network II project, together with other materials on integration that have been developed by us and other civil society organisations. The Cafe will be open all day from 08:30 to 13:00 and participants will have the opportunity to browse through the materials and network. Refreshments will be available throughout the day. In a conference room adjacent to the Cafe, the Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil … read more


Assessing a National Educational Policy on Trans, Gender Variant and Intersex Children

We’ve spent the past few months working on a policy assessment tool that we’ll be using to review Malta’s policy on trans, gender variant and intersex children. The policy was published on 16 June 2015. Running from January to December 2015, this project brings us together as partners with, MGRM, the Ministry for Education and Employment and the Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties. The project will conduct a qualitative research exercise assessing the immediate impact on schools of … read more


NGO Submissions to the Public Consultation on National Migrant Integration Strategy 2015- 2020

aditus foundation, Integra, Jesuit Refugee Service Malta, KOPIN and Organisation for Friendship in Diversity presented joint submissions as part of their input into the Public Consultation on the National Migrant Integration Strategy 2015-2020 launched by the Ministry of Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties (MSDC). Our submissions were presented in response to the key areas and questions identified by the Consultation Document, namely Defending rights and fulfilling duties; Resolving social barriers and providing opportunities; Promoting intercultural relations / Raising public awareness on integration; Civil participation; and Institutional Dialogue … read more