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Affordable Housing Solutions – Questions & Answers
16th November 2023
We had an overwhelming amount of questions submitted during the second module of the Malta Sustainability Forum 2023, ‘Affordable Housing Solutions’. We didn’t have time to answer all of them during the live ...
Housing affordability: understanding the issues and solutions
23rd October 2023

Dr Micallef stressed that the averages painted quite a very different story to the ...

Concepts and measurement of housing affordability
09th October 2023

Housing affordability expresses the relationship between housing costs and household income. Any serious analysis of the housing situation in Malta must start from the fact that the homeownership rate has remained stable at slightly above 80% for more than a decade. Around 70% of owners do not have any outstanding ...

Affordable Housing: A crucial element for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
09th October 2023

Affordable housing is not just about a place to call home; it stands at the crossroads of social equity, economic stability, and sustainable development. In a world contending with numerous challenges, the need for affordable housing is paramount, particularly to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

Pensions: The time has come to take action
03rd July 2023

There were some urgent ‘calls to action’ made at the Malta Sustainability Forum (MSF) on pension inequities organised by APS Bank plc, which focused on raising awareness about marginalised groups and creating a sustainable long-term lifestyle for pensioners.

Whether messages from some of the ...

Confronting Pension Inequity: Unmasking the silent struggle
20th June 2023

The Malta Sustainability Forum (MSF) is once again taking up the topic of pensions for its second event of 2023, this time honing in on the inequities posed by the current system. The event, which forms part of the Sustain Tomorrow Today theme, is being held on 22 June at the Portamaso Suite, Hilton Malta. ...

Reconsidering Mobility – Questions & Answers
14th April 2023
We had an overwhelming amount of questions submitted during the first module of the Malta Sustainability Forum 2023, ‘Reconsidering Mobility’. We didn’t have time to answer all of them during the live ...
Reconsidering Mobility discussed at the latest MSF
29th March 2023

Time is running out if Malta is to achieve its legally binding carbon emission targets – and with transport accounting for over a third of all emissions on the island, change is clearly needed in this sector.

This was the overall message conveyed by the speakers and panellists at ...

Can we change the transport system?
28th March 2023

The latest National Household Travel Survey, from 2021, confirmed what we all experience on a day-to-day basis when moving around our islands: Malta’s roads are overflowing with cars, and most of our trips are made by private car. The travel survey showed how three quarters of all trips are done ...

Reconsidering Mobility
15th March 2023

Over the last decade, Malta has experienced steadfast economic development and considerable population growth, both of which have increased the pressure on the limited land resources, infrastructure and services. A critical driver supporting this development is transport, however, ...