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M22105 - Safeguarding the VO Sector (Online)

  • 25 Nov 2022
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30
Speakers: Mr Jesmond Saliba & Mr Roderick Agius
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.


The session will deal with the OCVO’s risk based approach and with the legal requirements of the Annual Returns.

Topics on the agenda

  • Risk Based Approach
  • Annual Returns
  • Good Governance


The OCVO regularly communicates with accountants about the legal requirements of the VOs when it comes to annual returns. This session is aimed at clarifying issues with regards to annual returns, risks and good governance.

Target Audience

Accountants and auditors.


Jesmond Saliba is the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, after gaining unanimous backing in Parliament’s Public Appointments Committee in August 2021.
Over the past thirty years through his profession and interests developed a committed passion to social justice and a high level of understanding of the various elements composing Malta’s society.
He has been involved in different areas within the voluntary sector for many years, from music and sports in the locality of Fgura to sports at a national level. Saliba headed the Malta Volleyball Association.
For the past decade, Saliba served as a member of the board of directors of Dar tal-Providenza and is also a member of Fondazzjoni Sebħ and Save a Life Foundation.
He has a keen interest in communications, international relations, diplomacy, and foreign affairs, with particular focus on Europe and European Affairs.
Jesmond has a BA in Communications and International Relations from the Univeristy of Malta and M. Sc. In Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from the RGU University in Aberdeen.
Jesmond is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the UK Insistute of Leadership and Management.
Roderick Agius is a qualified Teacher and School Counsellor. He also holds an MA in Public Policy. Roderick has been involved in Voluntary Organisations since 1988. He was an active member in the Third World Group and a founding member of Koperattiva Kummerċ Ġust and Kopin. He was also the President of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Church in Malta and sat on the Executive Committee of the European Conference for Justice and Peace Commissions. Between November 2014 and June 2018, he was the Secretary General of SKOP – the national platform of NGDOs.

Roderick Agius is Director responsible for Services at the OCVO. His portfolio includes assisting VOs to achieve better governance. He also carries out risk assessment of the VOs.


3 Hours Core


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