Malta assumes the EU presidency with a pledge to “rEUnite”

Paris, January 2017 – On 1 January, Malta became the smallest EU Member State ever to take the rotating, six-month presidency of the European Council at a time when the Union is facing daunting political challenges posed by the refugee … More

Malta’s immigration situation: a visit to Safi’s detention centre

Hal Safi,Malta, 7 March 2012 – The Safi Detention Centre for Immigrants is situated on an army base at Hal Safi, in the southeast ofMalta, close to the international airport. It occupies a three story building at the back of … More

Meeting between Efus Executive Committee and Maltese political leaders on the question of migrants

Efus’ Executive Committee was held on 7, 8 and 9 March 2012 inHaz-Zebbug, upon invitation of this Maltese city, which is member of the Executive Committee, in order to review the situation of illegal migrants and the help Malta could … More

“Efus can help create awareness of the acute challenges migratory inflows pose to Malta.” An interview with the Mayor of Zebbug (Malta)

The Mayor of Zebbug (Malta), Alfred Grixiti, explains in a video interview conducted by Efus the challenges that his town is facing due to the recent surge in the inflow of migrants. The interview was realised shortly after the Executive … More

The first Maltese city joins Efus and organises international conference on cross border issues of urban security

The European Forum is delighted to welcome the city of Haz-Zebbug amongst its members. Haz-Zebbug is the first Maltese municipality to join the Efus-network, which is now represented in 18 European countries. “Ħaż-Żebbuġ” or “Città Rohan” is one of the oldest towns in Malta … More