FOMA Convention 2000
Conference of Leaders of Maltese Communities Overseas. Jan/Feb 2000.
This is the full text of the Proceedings and Report.
The Hon. Dr Joe Borg LL.D., LL.M.(Wales), M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Chairman's Address at the Opening Ceremony
George N. Busuttil, Chairman of the Convention
- Messages by:
H.G. Mgr Joseph Mercieca, B.A.(Lond.), S.Th.D.(Greg.), J.U.D. (Lat) Archbishop of Malta
- Opening Statement
H.E. Prof. Guido de Marco, K.O.M., B.A., LL.D.President of Malta
- Organisation of Work
Maltese Connections Overseas
Preservation of Maltese Culture and Language
The Elderly and Services Available to them
Youths and their Achievements
- Maltese Origin Youth and their Achievements - New Zealand
Dr Carmen Dalli
- Youths and their Achievements - Australia
- Maltese-Canadian Youth and their Achievements
- Youths and their Achievements in the United Kingdom
- Malta Memories of a Second-Generation, Maltese-American Women
Claudia M Caruana
Citizenship and Bilateral Agreements
J. Treeby Ward, Director, Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs
- Bilateral Agreements on Social Security - The Malta Case
Edward Gatt, Director, Social Security Department
- Pensions Under the Agreement with Australia: Back to Basics
- Citizenship - A Sense of Belonging
- The Value of Long-Term Strategic Links between Educational Institutions and Discreet Community Groups such as the Maltese
- Bilateral Agreements between Malta and the United Kingdom
Rev. Victor J Camilleri O.F.M.
The Maltese Migrant and Religion
- L-Emigranti Maltin u r-Religjon
Rev. Mgr. Philip Calleja
- The Maltese Migrant and Religion - Australia
Rev. Tarcisio Micallef M.S.S.P.
- The Maltese Migrant and Religion - Canada
Rev. Mark Demanuele M.S.S.P.
- The Maltese Migrant and Religion - United Kingdom
Rev. Victor J. Camilleri O.F.M.
- Maltese Emigrants and Religion - United States
Rev. Julian Cassar
- Report on the Convention of Leaders of Associations of Maltese Abroad and of Maltese Origin
- Recommendations adopted by the Convention
- Establishment by the Convention of a “Federation of Maltese Abroad”
- Indirizz tal-Gheluq mic-Chairman tal-Konvenzjoni
George N Busuttil
- List of Participants
- Photographic exhibition of Maltese Emigrant Pioneers in McKay, Queensland, Australia entitled “Our Shared Heritage 1883-1946”
Events organised during the Conventions:
- Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture by Migrant Maltese Artists and
- Artists of Maltese Origin entitled “Maltese Talents Abroad”510
- Soirée at the Manoel Theatre
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