(17 JANUARY 2011)
OVIDIU PANEA KNIGHT COMMANDER IN THE PRIORY OF ROMANIA, GP ITALYDear Brothers and Sisters,Sometimes we are so acquainted with the reality around us, we stop seeing its beauties laying there for thousands and thousands of years. The following article is about one of the oldest region of Europe, covering the territories of the Grand Priory of Bulgaria and the Priory of Romania. Old links from a very old culture.
JOINT WRITTEN STATEMENT - 4 JANUARY 2011
This document was a joint written statement submitted by NGOs in general consultative status:
The points being raised in the statement concern the importance of sustainable resource management and their link to lasting and equally sustainable peace, which underpins the United Nations Millenium Goals, and also ties in with OSMTH's Vision - as expressed on the Brussels Declaration - and the Order's new "Mission Statement".
3 JANUARY 2011
It was with profound shock that we received the news of the devastating New Year attack on Coptic Christians while at worship in Alexandria, Egypt. In my Christmas Eve sermon, I addressed our concern for the growing tensions for Christians throughout the Middle East. The memory of the killing of six Coptic Christians in Nag Hammadi at last year’s Christmas Eve Mass is still fresh, and increasing threats and incidents of violence have continued over the last months. Read complete statement
18 - 22 October 2010, Vienna
More than 120 delegates from a total of 44 Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) attended the Fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC/COP 5), which was held from 18-22 October 2010 in Vienna, Austria. Read more
OSMTH was ably represented by Baron Wolfgang Odelga (Head-of-Mission, UN Vienna), Simon Comte de Saint-Claire (Chef-de-Mission, UNODC), Dr. Volker Zimmermann (Grand Prior, NATO), and Chev. Tony Piscitelli (Delegate to UN DPI).
BY JOHN NOBLE WILFORD, NEW YORK TIMES (30 NOVEMBER 2009)
Before the glory that was Greece and Rome, even before the first cities of Mesopotamia or temples along the Nile, there lived in the Lower Danube Valley and the Balkan foothills people who were ahead of their time in art, technology and long-distance trade. Read more
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