Integration Café – Malta Integration Network II

On the 26th of June, 2015 aditus foundation put together an NGO space that showcased our findings of the MIN II Project contained in our new publication Malta Integration Network II: Policy Indicators for Migrant Integration. Together with our project findings, the Integration Café exhibited other materials on integration that have been developed by us and other civil society organisations. Materials published by the Jesuit Refugee Service Malta, PHROM and SOS Malta, as well as the Joint NGO Submissions to the Public Consultation on National … read more

‘Nitkellmu?’, our detailed report on refugee integration in Malta, with UNHCR Malta.

A report published by UNHCR and aditus foundation presents settlement and integration realities from the perspective of refugees, as well as from the viewpoint of personnel within public services in Malta. The aim is to contribute towards a positive integration process, to the benefit of people granted protection, as well as for Maltese society at large. The report is based on two main activities spanning over several years: Findings from house visits to 150 refugees and beneficiaries of protection who are … read more

Our input to the national human rights scoping exercise

We’re happy to share NGO submissions to the Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, in the context of a national human rights scoping exercise launched some weeks ago. As with our submissions to other such exercises, including to the UPR and the UN treaty-monitoring bodies, we conducted this exercise together with a number of NGO partners: JRS Malta, Integra Foundation, SOS Malta and Richmond Foundation. The document makes extensive reference to submissions we already made to other bodies, and touches … read more

What are the elements of a national integration policy?

During the Roundtable meeting we organised in the context of the ‘Malta Integration Network’ project, participants were encouraged to discuss the key elements for a successful national TCN integration policy.  We had 3 active workshops and a plenary session that drew on the best practices of other EU MS in order to highlight the steps we can recommend Malta to adopt in its policy formulation process. You can now request all documentation relating to this event and we’d be happy to … read more

‘Malta’s IVF law reinforces inequalities’ – Joint press statement with Malta Gay Rights Movement

The ‘Embryo Protection Act’ is an unashamedly homophobic law insofar as it denies access to medical services purely on the basis of sexual orientation.  It is also a violation of human dignity by introducing unreasonable and unwarranted intrusions into physical integrity, in its criminalization of egg or sperm donation. aditus foundation and Malta Gay Rights Movement take the opportunity of yesterday’s opening of the tendering process for IVF services to reiterate MGRM’s earlier criticism of the IVF law (available here). Under the IVF law, … read more