Soċjetà mibdula: Malta fl-aħħar 70 sena

On the 27th of April, from 09:00 till 12:30, the Justice and Peace Commission and the Malta Catholic Youth Network is organising a half-day seminar called “A society transformed: Malta in the past 70 years”.

The aim of this seminar is to explore the deep and radical transformation which Malta has witnessed over the decades. It might be argued that the present-day economy, urban landscape, standard of living and demographic makeup of these islands bear little to no resemblance to the Maltese reality in the immediate post-war period… Kompli aqra »

Il-Knisja tniedi ‘HopeGen’ biex iż-żgħażagħ jibnu soċjetà aktar ġusta

HopeGen, proġett ta’ sena bejn il-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi u l-Malta Catholic
Youth Network (MCYN), ġie mniedi sabiex b’mod attiv, iż-żgħażagħ ikollhom l-għodda
u s-setgħa jibnu soċjetà aktar ġusta.

Permezz ta’ HopeGen, il-Knisja f’Malta hi impenjata li trawwem ġenerazzjoni ta’
żgħażagħ bit-tama li jkunu ċittadini attivi u responsabbli. Dan filwaqt li jindirizzaw ukoll
diversi sfidi, inġustizzji, u inċertezzi preżenti madwarna… Kompli aqra »

Elezzjonijiet Ewropej? Għaliex għandu jimpurtani?

In the run-up to the European Parliament elections, which will be held in Malta on the 8th of June, the Justice and Peace Commission is offering a 60-minute workshop addressed at 16–18-year-old post-secondary students, on “EU elections: our civic and Christian responsibility to bother”.

During this workshop which can be held for groups of up to 50 young people at a time, participants will be able to reflect on the values – inspired by Catholic Social Teaching – on which the European Union is founded and encouraged to do their part in safeguarding and promoting these values in the concrete reality of Europe today… Kompli aqra »

X’inhu jiġri f’Nagorno Karabhk?

Date: 30 January 2024 at 4pm CET
You can register here: https://forms.gle/PfqHond7wtxCiBSc9

In the unprovoked 2020 war, in the large-scale attack of September 2022, and in numerous military border incursions, Armenia and its territory became a direct military target of Azerbaijan. Since
2020, 145,000 Karabakh Armenians have become refugees in Armenia, many of whom arrived after the Azerbaijani war for the complete conquest of Karabakh in September 2023… Kompli aqra »

The ‘Ejja Ejja’ Culture

Il‑Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi qed tipproponi tmien rakkomandazzjonijiet lill‑awtoritajiet u l‑partijiet kollha involuti fl‑industrija tal‑kostruzzjoni f’Malta sabiex dan il‑qasam ikun iktar sigur u ġust għall‑ħaddiema kollha. Il‑Kummissjoni qed tappella sabiex jittieħdu immedjatament azzjoni fuqhom għall‑ġid tal‑ħaddiem u tas‑soċjetà. Ir‑rakkomandazzjonijiet huma riżultat ta’ riċerka xjentifika li saret mill‑istess Kummissjoni dwar is‑saħħa u s‑sigurtà fl‑industrija tal‑kostruzzjoni f’Malta.

Dan il‑proġett beda aktar minn sena ilu b’reazzjoni għaż‑żieda fl‑inċidenti serji li rriżultaw fil‑mewt ta’ 25 ħaddiem tal‑kostruzzjoni bejn l‑2019 u l‑2022… Kompli aqra »

75 sena mid-Dikjarazzjoni Universali tad-Drittijiet tal-Bniedem u 60 sena minn Pacem in Terris

On 10 December 1948 the General Assembly of  the  United  Nations  adopted  the  Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Seventy-five years later Justice and Peace Europe wishes to underline the enduring importance of this document. The Universal Declaration, together with the encyclical letter Pacem in Terris, published 60 years ago, inspires us in our mission to promote human rights. The lack of respect throughout the world for their contents is deeply worrying… Kompli aqra »

Paċi mibnija fuq il-ġustizzja – L-Isqof Galea-Curmi

Omelija tal-Isqof Joseph Galea-Curmi (Il-Kappella tal-Madonna ta’ Manresa fil-Kurja tal-Arċisqof, il-Furjana, 13/11/2023)

The first words in today’s readings are: “Love justice” (Wisdom 1:1). In his Encyclical Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis emphasizes that peace is built on justice. It is proactive, and aims at forming a society based on service to others and on the pursuit of reconciliation and mutual development (cf Fratelli Tutti, 229)… Kompli aqra »

Ġustizzja u Paċi Ewropa għandha kopresidenti ġodda

The General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe elected for the first time in its history a co- presidency on Monday, 13 November in Malta. Archbishop Antoine Hérouard of Dijon and Maria Hammershoy from Copenhagen were elected for a period of three years by the approximately 50 delegates representing 20 European Justice and Peace commissions. On 10 November Sr. Alessandra Smerilli, secretary of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development was the key-note speaker in the opening ceremony of an International Workshop on “the changing world of work” which preceded the General Assembly… Kompli aqra »

Restart by focusing on the ‘discarded workers’ – Sr Alessandra Smerilli

Keynote speech by Dr Alessandra Smerilli during the opening night of the conference “The changing world of work – a transversal justice issue”

Work is such an important dimension of being human that not being able to express ourselves through the work of our hands makes us feel that we do not belong in the society in which we live. Work is indeed a means to acquire the necessities of life, but it is at the same time so much more… Kompli aqra »


If you are between 18-30 years old, interested in socio-political issues, and would like to contribute towards the building of a more just and fair society, this project is for you!

If you believe that:

  • Positive change in society is possible, and starts with our individual participation,
  • Giving up is not an option,
  • Politics, when directed towards the common good, is one of the highest forms of charity,

we invite you to register your interest in “HopeGen”… Kompli aqra »