‘Together We Can Through Volunteering’ is the theme chosen for this year’s International Volunteer Day. This year, the world is celebrating 35 years from when the United Nations General Assembly declared 5th December as the day that celebrates volunteering.
Hunters are expected to be given management of the Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands in Mellieħa, with a formal signing ceremony to be held at Miżieb on Sunday.
In a press statement issued on Thursday, the NGOs said that the latter service will not cater for the needs of Gozitan and Maltese commuters crossing between Malta and Gozo every day, and fails to address, in a tangible and sustainable manner, the connectivity challenges faced by Gozitans.
The Association said that it is looking forward to receiving an invitation for a meeting with this Committee so that it may bring certain issues to light.
"The is the time for action which would benefit Malta long-term, helping to reduce obesity and improve health as well as reducing the rate of car use and pollution even after the crisis is over."
9 organisations have urgently appealed to the Prime Minister regarding the Palumbo-MSC merger.
Several NGOs expressed their concern on a development proposal in the area known as Fomm ir-Riħ. The proposal is looking at building a touristic complex which is being advertised as an agritourism project. The NGOs are pleading to the authorities not to ruin one of the few untouched green areas left on the Maltese Islands.