Of courage and comments that stick

A Government Member of Parliament, lawyer, and mediator, Naomi Cachia was recently featured in an exhibition at the Labour Party headquarters, marking her historic appointment as the first female party whip. In a conversation with The Journal, she reflects on the significance of this achievement. “The fact that we’re an active party, commemorating such milestones and looking forward to more, shows that we’ve maintained an open-minded approach along the years. We continue to celebrate our diversity, not just as a symbolic gesture, but as a...
EP elections 2024

Q&A with Claudette Abela Baldacchino

Former MEP Claudette Abela Baldacchino is making a comeback bid on behalf of the Partit Laburista in the 8th June European Parliament elections. She shares her thoughts and beliefs in an 5-question interview with The Journal. 1. What drives your decision to run for the European Parliament in the upcoming elections? Making a difference in people’s lives. Whether it’s in local, national, or European fora, politicians with the right priorities can deliver change for the better of society. My...