George Camilleri

This author George Camilleri has created 997 entries.

13 May

PRESS STATEMENT  – MIŻIEB AND AĦRAX PETITION GETS OVER 10,000 SIGNATURES

  Spazji Miftuħa coalition backed by more organisations   A petition started by the Outdoor Recreation and Camping Association Malta to defend public access to Aħrax and Miżieb has surpassed the figure of 10,000 signatures. The petition, also hosted by NGO Coalition Spazji Miftuħa, is demanding that access to l-Aħrax and Miżieb remains open all throughout the year instead of being sealed off...

08 May

Coalition in Defence of Open Spaces

PRESS STATEMENT  Launch of Coalition in Defence of Open Spaces Spazji Miftuħa aims to preserve access to public open spaces A coalition of groups has been formed in response to a lobby’s sustained pressure on the open spaces of l-Aħrax and Miżieb. Spażji Miftuħa (“Open Spaces”) is made up of NGOs and local groups dedicated to...

25 Apr

Public demands clarity on proposed transfer of Miżieb and Aħrax

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT 25/04/20: Public demands clarity on proposed transfer of Miżieb and Aħrax NGOs Demand Meeting with PM, Environment Minister [MT version below]   A group of NGOs is asking government to immediately publish the full terms of any agreement regarding the transfer of the Miżieb and Aħrax open spaces to the FKNK, which was revealed earlier this week through the media. The NGOs...

11 Apr

Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice …

Joint Press Statement 13/07/19 Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice and dice ITS application to evade holistic assessment of huge project In view of the db Group’s separate development application for the proposed excavation of the former ITS site (PA/05533/19), residents, three Local Councils and ten NGOs are encouraging the public to...

15 Mar

CLOSURE OF SITES

In the interest of our visitors and the general public, Din l-Art Helwa (National Trust of Malta) will be closing the heritage sites in its care for the forthcoming two weeks. We thank you all for your continued support. Din l-Art Helwa ...

05 Mar

Greta Thunberg to MEPs “We will not allow you to surrender our future”

On Wednesday, climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke at a meeting in the Parliament’s Environment Committee. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday attended an extraordinary meeting of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee to talk about the European Climate Law. “The EU must lead the way – you have a moral obligation to do so”, Greta...

26 Feb

Joint NGO Press Release: Hands off referenda!

A referendum is one of the most democratic tools in any country, including Malta, and the right of voters to demand a referendum should not be hindered in any form or way. The proposal made by the hunting lobby to prevent the calling of an abrogative referendum in Malta and to curtail the power of voters to demand a referendum, is undemocratic and impinges negatively on...