International Human Solidarity Day – December 20.
 

This year’s theme is: “Moving together as one”.

On December 22, 2005, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that International Solidarity Day would take place on December 20 each year. The event aimed to celebrate unity and diversity and to raise people's awareness of the importance of advancing the international development agenda and promoting global understanding of the value of human solidarity. The assembly felt that the promotion of a culture of solidarity and the spirit of sharing was important in combating poverty.


Ambassador thanks for the aid after the floods
 

"In spring disastrous floods hit Bosnia-Herzegovina. The Bosnian Government asked for and received international aid to help the victims of the disaster and to restore damages. In addition to tha significant aid given by the foreign countries' governments many humanitarian organisations sentaid teams to the site at once...."


Message of Knights of Malta (KMFAP) on the Human Rights Day, 10 December
 

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention „of the peoples of the world” the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. This year’s slogan, Human Rights 365, encompasses the idea that every day is Human Rights Day.


Message of Knights of Malta (KMFAP) on the International Volunteers Day (IVD), 5 December
 
This is a good occasion for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote their contributions to development at local, national and international levels. By merging UN support with a grass-roots mandate, IVD is a unique opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations to work with government agencies, non-profit organizations, community groups and the private sector.

The Ambassador of Bosnia-Herzegovina to Hungary thanks to FEMERAID International – the humanitarian organisation of Knights of Malta (KMFAP) – for the aid in times of flood
 
In spring this year disastrous floods hit Bosnia-Herzegovina. The Bosnian Government asked for and received international aid to help the victims of the disaster and to restore damages. In addition to the significant aid given by the foreign countries’ governments many humanitarian organisations sent aid teams to the site at once. Among them were the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service, the Ecumenical Aid Organisation and the FEMERAID International – Budapest Unit.

The Hungarian Grand Priory of the Knights of Malta (KMFAP) organised its 23rd international knight ceremony on the 18th October 2014 in Château Bela, Slovakia
 
The Hungarian Grand Priory of the Knights of Malta (KMFAP) organised its 23rd international knight ceremony on the 18th October 2014 in Château Bela, Slovakia The knighthood ceremonies have traditional protocol since the historical beginning, and in this spirit the Hungarian Grand Priory of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Federation of the Autonomous Priories (KMFAP) organised its 23rd Ceremony of Investiture, for the 5th time in cooperation with the Slovak Grand Priory, in the halls of Chateau Bela in Slovakia on the 18th October 2014.

Special exhibition of Sir Julio Quaresma, Grand Cross Knight of KMFAP (Knights of Malta) in Spain
 
In the framework of the exhibition-series of “Archeologies Comestibles” in Valencia, Spain, in IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), the remarkable exhibition of Sir Julio Quaresma – the world-renowned architect-artist, Grand Cross Knight of Malta (KMFAP) was opened on the 31st October 2014. This exhibition also demonstrates Sir Julio's special talent, creativity and very original way of seeing, which presents the relationship between food material and art with a sense of humour and irony through special compositions, forms and contents of still-lifes.