Malta Outline

Our Vision for Malta

The Manifesto has 4 key tenants

  • Democracy
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • No One Left Behind

Other positions on various issues

Animals' Rights

  • Access to Beaches
    • Increase the number of dog friendly & accessible beaches.

Economy

  • Business Models
    • Encourage the formation of cooperatives.
  • Start-Ups
    • Digitise and simplify the process of registration, removing unnecessary fees, and waiting periods.

Governance

  • Political Party Regulation
    • All activities of political parties should be governed by Party Financing law, not Corporate law
  • Public Spending
    • Make information on public spending transparent, current, and easily accessible
  • Citizen Empowerment
    • Introduce Participatory Budgeting
    • Utilise Citizen Assemblies
    • Introduce Postal Voting & Voting through Embassies

Healthcare

  • Online Appointments
    • Digitise medical appointments where possible
  • Dying with dignity
    • Legalise passive euthanasia & living wills
  • Mental Healthcare
    • Close Mount Carmel Hospital& invest in community-based facilities
    • Create public recreational spaces
    • Ensure accessibility to services for all, including youths and minorities
  • Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare
    • Decriminalise abortion
    • Classify contraceptives as essential medicines
    • Ensure classes on SRHR are mandatory, accurate, and inclusive.
  • Healthcare Workers
    • Should receive Hazard Pay for their work during the pandemic.
  • Period Poverty
    • Reduce the VAT for menstrual products from 18% to 0%
    • Have Menstrual Products available through POYC

Justice

  • Femicide
    • Recognise Femicide as a crime in Criminal Law.

Education

  • Modern Curriculum
    • Introduce Media Literacy classes
    • Introduce Life Competences & Responsabilities classes
  • Sex Education
    • Ensure it is accurate, contextual, inclusive & mandatory in all schools

Environment

  • Public & Private land
    • To the current GeoServer, add a functionality to show which part of the countryside is private, public, and unclaimed
  • Climate Change
    • End fossil fuel subsidies
    • Encourage emissions-free travel and appropriate infrastructure
  • Agriculture
    • Safeguard farmer's rights from predatory expropriation practices
    • Support & encourage sustainable farming

Recreational Drugs

  • In law
    • Introduce the Portuguese Model
    • Create a Recreational Drugs Authority to conduct research and evaluate governance on recreational drugs
  • Cannabis

Livability

  • The Marsascala Yacht Marina
    • Oppose the proposed Yacht Marina for Marsascala.

Workers' Rights

  • Parental Leave
    • Ensure that parents, regardless of their gender, are given equal, adequate and paid parental leave
    • Ensure parents have access to an additional shared quantity of parental leave
  • Living Wage
    • Ensure the minimum wage is a living wage (at least 60% of the median wage) - Є1,100/month

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