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Gozo Minister discusses Gozo projects with GRC; Committee elects new chairman

Minister says Aquatic Centre to open early next year, all-weather Olympic-sized pool to form part of project M’forn, Xlendi masterplans discussed GRC elections held earlier today, Joseph Borg elected chairman Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri today mt with the Gozo Regional Committee within MCESD to discuss various pending issues including the Marsalforn and Xlendi masterplans. He […]

MCESD meeting on pensions held at MCAST

Newly set-up MCESD Research Steering Unit to focus on five themes: Environment, Fairness, Productivity, Stability and Competitive Sustainability.   An MCESD meeting took place this morning at MCAST on the pensions’ reform, the newly set up MCESD research steering unit and the MCESD Activity Report covering 2020. The report gives an in-depth look at the work […]

National Productivity Board annual conference held

Prime Minister asks Minister Abela to raise report’s  recommendations during the next Cabinet meeting The National Productivity Board annual conference organised by MCESD took place at The Excelsior Hotel today. This year’s conference tackles the report on competitiveness covering 2020. Mr James Pearsall, chairperson of the National Productivity Board spoke about the importance of the […]

MCESD chairperson calls on GRC to conduct preparatory work to contribute ideas tied to post-Covid-19 national strategy consultation

MCESD chairperson James Pearsall today gave an overview of the MCESD Research Steering Unit set up to turn threats into opportunities in a fast-changing world in the midst of a pandemic which will look at development and trends beyond our shores so as to conduct research which is relevant locally and which also is relevant […]

Business Breakfast launch of GRDA Vision Document

Business Breakfast Launch of GRDA Vision Document The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) today launched its Vision Document during a business breakfast at Grand Hotel in Ghajnsielem, Gozo. The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) was officially launched on the 14th of September 2020. It has as its legal basis Chapter 600 of the Maltese Laws. […]

MCESD chairman interviewed on TVAM’s breakfast programme

MCESD Chairperson James Pearsall was today interviewed by TVAM’s breakfast show host Mario Xuereb on the role of MCESD, the importance of social dialogue for a better quality for all and when the entity was founded. He also spoke about the Government’s active role both locally and in the international fora in terms of social […]

Business Breakfast Launch of GRDA Vision Document

The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) today launched its Vision Document during a business breakfast at Grand Hotel in Ghajnsielem, Gozo. The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) was officially launched on the 14th of September 2020. It has as its legal basis Chapter 600 of the Maltese Laws. The Authority has a regulatory and consultative […]

MCESD Council members attend ‘Labour Market’ Business B’fast

MCESD Council members, comprising social partners, and members of staff of MCESD this morning attended a business breakfast themed ‘The Labour Market’: Looking Back and The Road Ahead. Speakers included representatives from Farsons Group and BOV, who gave an account on current conditions of work, including the benefits of work from home for those raising […]

PM Robert Abela addresses MCESD meeting at MCAST

Prime Minister Robert Abela this morning participated in an MCESD meeting, along with Minister Carmelo Abela. He explained to members of the MCESD Council the government’s work during the last months in terms of good governance and rule of law. This is the third time in a matter of a few months that Prime Minister […]

Pensions and the way forward, gender pay gap discussed

During today’s Civil Society Committee (CSC) meeting, ‘Pensions and the way forward’ was one of the topics discussed whereby suggested pension measures by the Association of Pensioners were put forward. Moses Azzopardi gave a presentation on the above and highlighted that more needs to be done for the elderly when it comes to pensions. He added that […]