Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is visiting Malta today. He will be hosted by Malta’s President, George Vella, and by Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela. He will also meet with Evarist Bartolo, the Maltese Minister for Foreign and European Affairs.
The Minister will address the challenges facing the French presidency of the EU Council beginning on January 1, 2022. He will cover social, digital, energy, environmental and migratory issues, the EU’s external relations and the rule of law.
Mr. Beaune will visit the memorial site for Daphne Caruana Galizia in Valetta to lay a wreath in honor of the Maltese journalist assassinated in 2017.
Finally, he will have an opportunity to meet with Maltese civil society figures from the cultural community and NGOs.
Le secrétaire d’État aura enfin l’occasion de rencontrer des personnalités de la société civile maltaise, issues du monde culturel et des ONG.