Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, 2014-Present
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca took her oath as the ninth and youngest President of Malta on April 4th 2014. She was and still is, the first, and only, ever elected General Secretary of a Political Party in Malta. As Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity, President Coleiro Preca, founded the Sexual Assault Response Team. Her life has been dedicated to social issues and ameliorating the lives of the most vulnerable individuals in society. President Coleiro Preca is also the UN Women #HeforShe Head of State champion, a solidarity campaign to engage men and boys as agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women’s rights. On September 25th, 2015 she addressed the United Nations Summit and gave the “Malta Statement on the Sustainable Development Goals 2015” at the United Nations Headquarters. President Coleiro Preca graduated with a Bachelor in Legal and Humanities, and as Notary Public at the University of Malta.
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