On 28 June 2023, Professor Maria Chiara Malaguti, President of UNIDROIT, and H.E. Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo, Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Magistral Palace in Rome, Italy.
The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation between both institutions for joint research and training activities as well as technical assistance. The overall aim of the cooperation is to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, including through the protection of human rights and human dignity, and the promotion of effective systems of sustainable and social development. A particular focus of the cooperation activities will be on developing countries and economies in transition.