Category: Newspapers

BIR-RITRATTI: Tingħata bidu il-Konferenza Bjennali Dinjija tal-IFCO

Il-President Marie Louise Coleiro tat bidu għall-Konferenza Bjennali Dinjija tal-IFCO li qed tiġi organizzata bi sħab bejn l-Organizzazzjoni Internazzjonali għall-Foster Care u l-Fondazzjoni tal-President għall-Ġid tas-Soċjetà. It-tema tal-Konferenza hija ‘Setting sail from a safe port: giving our children confidence to move forward through permanent relationships’. Il-President esprimiet it-tama tagħha li l-konferenza toħloq sens ta’ ħbiberija u […]

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What difference does fostering have on lives of children without natural parents?

There are currently around 250 boys and girls in Malta who are living in a family environment with foster carers. Some 300 delegates, including professionals, academics, foster carers and children from 42 countries are meeting in Malta for the World Conference of the Foster Care International Organisation. The delegates are discussing quality care systems for […]

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“M’hemmx kompromessi dwar opportunitajiet għat-tfal fostered” – Il-President

Il-President ta’ Malta Marie Louise Coleiro Preca saħqet li ma jistgħux isiru kompromessi fuq opportunitajiet mogħtija lit-tfal fostered. Fl-istess waqt sostniet li s-sigurtà u l-istabbiltà huma prerekwiżiti fundamentali għat-tfal kollha. Il-President kienet qed titkellem fil-ftuħ tal-konferenza dinjija tal-Organizzazzjoni Internazzjonali tal-Foster Care (IFCO), li qed issir f’Malta, bit-tema Setting Sail from a Safe Port.  Hi indirizzat lill-parteċipanti li fosthom […]

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Children in out-of-home care are being short-changed, expert warns They need to be able to access justice

The State does not always deliver on its responsibility for the wellbeing of children in out-of-home care, according to the director of the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society. “This is not to say that all children leave out-of-home care with issues,” Ruth Farrugia said. “There are those children who come out of the […]

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Meta tħobb daqslikieku tiegħek

Bejn l-1 u l-4 ta’ Novembru, Malta se tospita konferenza fuq il-fostering. Din se ssir fil-Palazz Presidenzjali l-Belt Valletta u se jkun hawn rappreżentanti internazzjonali. Il-konferenza hi organizzata minn erba’ organizazzjonijiet, li huma l-International Foster Care Organization, in-National Foster Care Association Malta, il-President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society u l-Foundation for Social Welfare Services. […]

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New child protection proposals ‘lack clarity’

The Child Protection Act is being amended under new Family Minister Michael Farrugia. Lack of consultation on the Child Protection Act limits the effectiveness of fresh proposals, which fail to understand the trauma of forced contact between parents and their children, according to experts. Former minister Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca had presented a draft of the […]

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500 tifel u tifla għand foster families f’Malta

Il-Kap tal-Foster Care Team, John Rolè, it-Tnejn qal lil-laqgħa tal-Kumitat Parlamentari dwar l-Affarijiet Soċjali, li minn meta nbeda s-servizz fl-1996 kien hemm 29 foster carer u llum Malta hija l-uniku pajjiż fl-Ewropa li ttriplikat dan l-ammont ta’ foster carers. Illum hawn 500 tifel u tifla li ġew fdati f’foster families. Rolè qal li fl-1996 ħadd […]

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