Into the Future: Socio-Economic or Security Challenges for Malta

This collection of essays by members of the Board of The Today Public Policy Institute brings together a number of disparate topics representing various socio-economic or security challenges which face Malta in the early 21st century. Their purpose is to stimulate discussion and to propose possible solutions on a range of subjects which normally do…

Managing the Challenges of Irregular Immigration in Malta

This report discusses the main challenges Malta is facing in managing irregular boat migration from the African continent. The report focuses on the following main areas of Malta’s immigration policy: detention policy, integration policy, return and readmission policy, EU burden-sharing, maritime patrols, and development cooperation as a means of addressing the root causes of migration.…

Towards a Low Carbon Society: The Nation’s Health, Energy Security and Fossil Fuels

Written by Lead Author George Debono, it is a comprehensive and wide-ranging report which is divided into four parts. Part I deals with the exploitation of renewable and alternative energy sources and energy conservation. Part II is devoted to the reduction of urban air pollution caused by road transport. Part III is on the promotion…

Environmental Deficit Report

The report addresses the key question: ‘What must we do to reduce pollution from excessive burning of fossil fuel and to enhance Malta’s energy security?’ The report highlights the urgent need to reduce Malta’s dependence on fossil fuel for electricity generation since this, together with traffic, is a major source of pollution as well as…