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Maria Falcone, sister of the murdered Judge Giovanni Falcone, will be in Malta at the invitation of the Republic to take part in the commemorative activities that will be organized to mark the fifth year since the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed.
Falcone, a law professor, is the sister of Giovanni, an Italian judge who was killed by the mafia in Capaci, Sicily on May 23, 1992. He was killed together with his wife the magistrate Francesca Morvillo, and three policemen of his personal escort. , Vito. Schifani, Rocco Dicillo and Antonio Montinaro. The five were killed in an explosion on the road between the airport and the city of Palermo.
During the last 30 years, Maria Falcone has worked to promote a culture of justice against the mafia both in Italy and internationally.
In 1992, she founded Fondazione Falcone, which promotes teaching methods, scholarships, social conferences, specialized publications, and contemporary artistic productions. The Foundation is recognized by the United Nations for its valuable social and civic contribution.
Fondazione Falcone and Repubblika will jointly organize a seminar on 15 October 2022 at the university campus in Valletta to discuss the challenge of having public institutions that work within a framework of rules that encourage behavior of public officials where their integrity is never questioned.
The seminar will bring together academics, journalists, and people who practice relevant professions to discuss this theme.
Alessandro De Lisi from the Falcone Foundation will be taking part in the seminar which will be led by George Vital Zammit. The public will be able to follow a live stream on the Republic’s social media.
Maria Falcone will join the activities that will take place on October 16, to mark the fifth anniversary of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia which will include a vigil in Pjazza Assedju l’Kbir in Valletta, where she will make a speech .