Category: International contacts

08 May 2024

In recent weeks the office of the Commissioner for Standards in Public Life has contributed to initiatives in other countries that are aimed at improving ethical standards. In April, Chief Justice Emeritus Joseph Azzopardi, Commissioner for Standards, made a presentation to officials from anti-corruption agencies in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The Commissioner spoke about the role…

16 Feb 2023

The Commissioner for Standards in Public Life features in a document entitled Handbook of Good Practices in the Fight Against Corruption, which has been published by the European Commission. The handbook covers measures taken by European Union member states to curb corruption, improve transparency, avoid conflicts of interest, or strengthen ethical standards in public life….

16 Sep 2021

On 15 September 2021 the Commissioner for Standards launched a project entitled “Improving the Integrity and Transparency Framework in Malta”. This project will be funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Structural Reform Support (DG Reform) and will engage the expertise of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a respected international body…

29 May 2019

Kathryn Stone OBE, Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards in the United Kingdom, paid an official visit to Malta at the invitation of Malta’s Commissioner for Standards in Public Life, Dr George Hyzler. Ms Stone was accompanied by the Hon. Kate Green MP, chairperson of the UK House of Commons Select Committee on Standards. The visit took…

18 Jan 2019

On 14 and 15 January 2019 Dr George Hyzler, Commissioner for Standards in Public Life, held meetings with counterpart officials in the United Kingdom to find out how they functioned and to learn from their experiences. Dr Hyzler was accompanied by Charles Polidano, Director General in his office. On 14 January 2019 Dr Hyzler and…