On December 30th 2020, EU leaders Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel signed the Brexit trade deal and soon after Boris Johnson also put his name to the documents after the UK Parliament approved this deal in the context of a looming deadline. https://twitter.com/vonderleyen/status/1344205436384374785 As agreed, the UK left the EU single market and … Continue reading What are the new changes for Malta and the EU post-Brexit?
Maltese Parliament Unanimously Approves Constitutional Reforms
Last Wednesday, various amendments to the Constitution of Malta were passed unanimously by the Maltese Parliament. These historical amendments are the most remarkable since the island became a Republic back in 1974. One significant reform affirms that the next President is to be appointed by a parliamentary majority of at least two thirds, rather than … Continue reading Maltese Parliament Unanimously Approves Constitutional Reforms
Professor Gauci and Team Nominated for European Award
On Tuesday, it was announced that Professor Charmaine Gauci, along with her healthcare team, is being nominated for the European Citizens' Prize. The nomination was done jointly by all six of the Maltese MEPs, who came together to acknowledge our healthcare workers' efforts in containing the COVID-19 pandemic locally. In a joint press release, they … Continue reading Professor Gauci and Team Nominated for European Award