Time to flee: what would students do if they were forced to leave their country?

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

On May 22 in PeaceLab a workshop about forced migration took place. Members of Kopin conducted interactive classes for 3 groups of students from Verdala International School, between 12-14 years of age, who came for [...]

Future Generations Guardian must be dismissed following his racist comments – JOINT NGO reaction to comments made by the Guardian of Future Generations

May 27th, 2019|0 Comments

    The undersigned non-governmental organisations strongly condemn the racist comments by Mr. Maurice Mizzi, nominated as Guardian of Future Generations by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. According to Government’s mission statement, Mr. Mizzi’s role is [...]

Promoting Peace: Conflict Resolution Workshops with International Students at the 2019 VIS Model UN event

April 5th, 2019|0 Comments

During the last week of March, a project led by the Verdala International Secondary School successfully brought together a wide mix of around 60 students, between 14 and 18 years of age, from two international [...]

Art and migration: means to raise awareness about discrimination

March 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Starting the 27th of January for two weeks the ancient walls of Fort Saint Elmo hosted the art exhibition “Lost in Representation” by Menekşe Samancı. The exhibition has been part of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, [...]

The Asylum & Migration Fund: A tool for more humane, transparent and effective asylum and migration policies in the EU?

February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Kopin, together with a number of European NGOs, Networks and Platforms, is calling upon the EU Institutions and legislators to ensure that the newly proposed Asylum and Migration Fund (AMF) meets its stated objectives, including more [...]

Global Education Week follow-up event @St Margaret College Secondary

February 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Kopin was present with an interactive workshop at this year’s Global Education Week follow-up event, which took place on the 11th of January at St Margaret College Secondary School Verdala, in Conspicua. Global Education Week [...]

Timely and Predictable European Arrangements for Disembarkation – PR

February 1st, 2019|0 Comments

01/02/2019 To: EU member states’ Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs Cc: President of the European Council, Donald Tusk; President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker; High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security [...]

Lost in Representation

January 18th, 2019|0 Comments

The Valletta 2018 exhibition 'Lost in Representation' by Menekşe Samancı questions the representation of migrants both politically and aesthetically. Displaying carefully shaped bread vessels and life-vests, as well as attempting to archive texts constructing our [...]

Sustainable development, migration and the SDGs: Training and resources for educators

November 28th, 2018|0 Comments

On Monday 12th November, the Kopin team organised an info-session to present the outputs of two European projects. The session, which took place at Dar l-Ewropa, in Valletta, was open to Heads of school departments, [...]

Snapshots from the Borders Community Event in Marsa

November 1st, 2018|0 Comments

On Saturday 20th October, Kopin, in collaboration with the Marsa Local Council, realised a community fun event at Marsa Primary School (San Ġorġ Preca College). Promoting integration of different communities living together in the same [...]

“Anti-migrant discourse is contrary to the nation’s values!” – Joint NGO Statement reacting to comments made by the Leader of the Opposition

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

We are shocked and disgusted by comments publicly made by the Leader of the Opposition against non-Maltese nationals. Using inflammatory language and calling for affirmation of the Maltese identity, Dr. Delia accused non-Maltese nationals of [...]

“Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies” – the High Level Political Forum 2018

July 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Last week marked the conclusion of the 2018 UN High Level Political Forum. The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the central platform which participates in strengthening sustainable development governance within the United [...]

Little Book Makers Art Exhibition in Qormi

July 6th, 2018|0 Comments

It's FINALLY HAPPENING! In collaboration with the Qormi LEAP Centre we are glad to invite you to the Little Book Makers Art Exhibition, which will showcase the artwork produced by a group of talented children [...]

Migration disputes should not be solved by putting people’s lives at risk

June 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Joint Italian and Maltese NGO Statement on incidents relating to people rescued at sea Whilst we welcome the recent developments in relation to the disembarkation of rescued people on board the Alexander Maersk cargo and [...]

Free Global Citizenship Education Toolkit for Educators

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

KOPIN is currently in the process of publishing a global citizenship educational toolkit entitled: "Food for thought - A tool to include Global Citizenship Education in day-to-day teaching". A printed version of the EAThink Toolkit, [...]

How to become a successful entrepreneur

November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? On Thursday 12th October, at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, Kopin Malta and its partners launched the EntrInnO online game. EntrInnO – Online Game for [...]

SUSY Market Day

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Who doesn't love a good market? Innovative street food, browsing the stalls, listen to some music and free workshops? But wait, there's more... Many businesses in Malta are showing a great commitment to social causes [...]

Kopin at Notte Bianca

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The weekend is approaching. That anxious feeling of not knowing what to do is on its way, too. You could party all night in some club in Paceville, you could stay up all night binge-watching [...]

Kopin at Science in the City

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Every September since 2005, hundreds of events take place simultaneously in Europe and in some neighbouring countries to celebrate the European Researchers’ Night. This year, on September 29th, Valletta will host the VII edition of [...]

Volunteers Needed!

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

We are looking for you, so get in touch  

Social Entrepreneurship for Breakfast

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

We will aim to have an energetic discussion on the topic of social entrepreneurship and innovative business in Malta and want to hear what YOU have to say on Thursday 24th August at Malta Enterprise [...]

Can we keep the ‘Delicate Balance’?

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

For the second year Kopin is collaborating with the Valletta Film Festival to screen ‘Delicate Balance’, which reveals universal issues that threaten humanity, and questions some of the fundamentals of the world in which we [...]

Kopin Pub Quiz

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Eager to test your knowledge on culture and the arts in the run up to Valletta2018? On World Refugee Day, lets get together in our lovely Valletta at 7pm Teams of four or five people [...]

Verdala Palace: A night to remember

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Ambassadör Events presents the remarkable Finnish Toy Smuggler in aid of Kopin  An exclusive fundraiser at the prestigious Verdala Palace under the patronage of H.E. The President of Malta Ms [...]