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National Commissions: UNESCO
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Maltese National Commission for UNESCO
General Information
English NameMaltese National Commission for UNESCO
French NameCommission nationale maltaise pour l'UNESCO

Ministry of Education and Employment
Great Siege Road

Phone(356) 99492600
E-mailinfo.unesco.mede@gov.mt; henry.frendo@um.edu.mt; philip.a.cassar@gov.mt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.orghttp://www.unescomalta.org
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameProf. Henry Frendo
StartedFebruary 2012

NameMr Philip Cassar
TitleExecutive Secretary
StartedOctober 2014

Date and Method of CreationMay 1965
LegislationThe National Commission does not have any Constitution.
Documentation CentreThe Documentation Centre of the National Commission approximately holds 200 UNESCO publications and mainly welcomes students, academics (and the public at large).
Structure of the CommissionThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The Executive Committee, which meets every month;
- Sub-Committees, which are created when required;
- The Secretariat.
Members/CompositionThe Membership of the National Commission represents the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, museums, the national library, UNESCO Clubs and individuals in their personal capacities in UNESCO's fields of competence.
Each member is appointed by the Minister of Education for two years.
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe National Commission collaborates with the European National Commissions (especially the Italian Commission).