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    MEDAC alumna H.E. Vanessa Frazier appointed Chair of the UN Second Committee

    Alumna of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta, H.E. Vanessa Frazier, who is also Maltas Permanent Representative to the United Nations, is making history as she..

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    Caroline Muscat, The Shift News

    Government still mute on selection process for quarantine hotels

    While the Maltese government continues to ignore requests for information about its scheme to use approved isolation hotels for tourists who arrive in Malta without the necessary COVID documentation, ..

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    Measuring and Understanding Inequality Dynamics in Malta

    Title: Measuring and Understanding Inequality Dynamics in Malta, a Digital Conference organised by the Centre for Labour Studies at the University of MaltaDate: Tuesday 22 June 2021Time: 09:00 - ..

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    State of the Nation Conference includes participation of UM members

    The results of the first scientific survey on how the Maltese identity is evolving were discussed on Friday 4 June 2021, at the State of the Nation Conference held at Verdala Palace under the patrimon..

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    Caroline Muscat, The Shift News

    €90 billion European Social Fund Plus approved for Member States

    The European Parliament has endorsed almost €90 billion for the European Social Fund Plus negotiated by rapporteur MEP David Casa. The fund can now be used by the 27 governments of the EUs Member Sta..

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    Alexander Street: New collections

    The Library has recently licensed new collections from Alexander Street. Alexander Street is a database of exceptional quality material from the field of humanities and social sciences. The Library ha..

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    Academic promotions approved

    The document is available for download.  ..

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    ‘The more we trust vaccines, the quicker we can protect ourselves against the pandemic

    As news has been publicised of the World Health Organisation validating the second China-produced vaccination, the CoronaVac vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company, Sinovac, for emergency..

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    Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of GeoForum journal Elsevier, June 2021

    Multi-Dimensional Vulnerability Indices for Developing Countries: Methods and Models.   Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals SDGs requires the ability to measure pr..

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    Kevin Cassar, The Shift News

    Uncivil defender of the nation

    Alex Agius Salibas face, contorted with hostility and wounded pride, filled the screen. He recorded himself in a 10-minute rant, replete with bizarre and outrageous accusations, at the European Parli..

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    PwC drops ethical concerns as prospect of Pilatus Bank funds looms

    PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC, one of the major ‘big four audit firms in Malta, has changed its position over its association with Pilatus Bank – defined in court as a money laundering machine – and h..

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    UM academic part of UNEP team that won PROSE Award for Environmental Science

    Professor Louis F. Cassar, Director of the Institute of Earth Systems, is the co-recipient of the Finalist and Winner Award in the category of Environmental Science by the Association of American..

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    Children Raised On Trendy Vegan Diets Are Much Shorter And Weaker

    Veganism is viewed by many as a healthy way to eat however a study has found that it could impact the growth of children. The number of children raised on a vegan lifestyle has increased over the past..

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    Caroline Muscat, The Shift News

    PM fails to meet womens lobby on survey that shows majority against legalising prostitution

    Survey results announced on Tuesday by the Malta Womens Lobby give a very clear message to government not to legalise or decriminalise prostitution, the group said. The Malta Womens Lobby, a coaliti..

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    Elizabeth De Gaetano, The Shift News

    Keeping things in check #2

    We at The Shift were not exaggerating when we said that it is extremely challenging to keep up with the nuggets of disinformation that turn up daily. No sooner had we published our first instalment th..

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    COVID-19 Update | 8 June 2021 | New: 1 - Rec: 3 - Total Cases: 30,572 - Total Rec: 30,083 - Active: 70

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    Malta accuses Britain of choosing politics over science, as the island with no new Covid-19 cases remains on UK amber li

    The UK ignored scientific advice & made a political decision by not putting Malta on its list of safe travel destinations despite no new Covid infections, Maltas FM said. This comes as Portugal enter..

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    Malta accuses Britain of choosing politics over science, as the island with no new cases remains on UK amber list

    The UK ignored scientific advice and made a political decision by failing to put Malta on its list of safe travel destinations despite no new infections, Maltas FM said. This comes as Portugal entere..

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    Michela Muscat, 89.7 Bay

    Couple Raises €2,485 In Aid Of Puttinu During Sons Funeral

    Maltese couple Dennis and Dorelle Micallef have managed to raise a whopping €2,485 in aid of Puttinu Cares during the funeral of their son, Javier. Unfortunately, their 14-year-old son died on the 26t..

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    Scholarship opportunities to help students pave their path in Artificial Intelligence

    The amount of €100,000 is being allocated towards providing post-graduate students who are interested in studying Artificial Intelligence at Masters or PhD level, locally or abroad, and who are comin..

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