Miriam Dalli

Last updated on 2017-07-24T19:05+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Miriam Dalli remarked : “We are aware of this challenges that will come ahead, however, there is a transition period, and the change will not happen overnight which will allow us to address any issues that come up along the way,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to incentivize more research and innovation, especially in the fields of energy and water, where we are looking at innovative and technologically advanced solutions. To move further towards renewable energy, towards storing that energy for when we need it and towards increasing efficiency, we need innovative solutions,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Through research, innovative solutions need to be developed for current and future challenges, particularly those specific to Malta. The hovernment is convinced that investing in research is the key to a strong and competitive industry,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We want to keep on working to have a hydrogen-ready pipeline that connects our country to Europe’s main grid,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli stated : “Our promise was to leave the LNG tanker in place until we are sure the country can be serviced otherwise if necessary,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “If we go for a hydrogen-ready pipeline, it is because it falls within the remit of transitioning to the next step to reduce carbon emissions and the government’s targets to become carbon neutral by 2050,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Since the project falls under the category of common interest projects, funding options are still available, and we are assessing all of them. We are not saying that the gas option will be discarded,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a new and fairer system to help businesses and self-employed who were hit worse by the covid-19 economic fallout,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 5, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I would like to thank Malta Enterprise for ensuring that not only the majority of the December wage supplement is paid, but also enable the first round of electricity bill refund payments,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, December 21, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This scheme was launched to aid businesses who had applied for the wage supplements scheme, and accounted for bills paid between July and September of this year,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "The COVID-19 pandemic will not stop investment in upcoming projects. To the contrary, we will invest more, and therefore we need to have set standards in place, for a service that is so essential for residents," "WSC will be working on projects worth €160 million in EU funds. For the first time, the corporation is issuing a work program to deliver higher standards in its work and the service offered to its clients, the residents of Malta and Gozo. Improving the taste of tap water is one of the aims of these projects" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, December 7, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I worked for what I believe in the European Parliament, and in the same way I need to work for what I believe in here,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “There’s a lot I learnt from the international forum inside the EP: climate change, the green economy, the blue economy, and industrial transition... I worked on these sectors and I know they can make a positive difference to people’s lives for a better environment, the creation of new jobs, and the reduction of pollution,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “I was called to contribute actively back home in Malta and I couldn’t say no to my country,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Hypocrisy is unacceptable and if PN MEPs believe in democracy and rule of law, they should clearly show that they believe in these things everywhere and for all countries," "So far we've seen them criticise and vote against Malta but then defend and vote in favour of countries backed by their own political grouping" External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Hypocrisy is unacceptable and if PN MEPs believe in democracy and rule of law, they should clearly show that they believe in these things everywhere and for all countries," "So far we've seen them criticise and vote against Malta but then defend and vote in favour of countries backed by their own political grouping" External link

timesofmalta Saturday, October 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is at the core of reaching out carbon neutrality goals in 2050,” “We will be pushing for more ambitious targets for the entire EU and also for the individual states so we can achieve this goal within that timeframe” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This was something that was expected, I personally didn’t know it was to happen yesterday, but he had already said he would be stepping down,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We wanted to see this target reached by 2040, but industry wants peace of mind so that it can plan ahead. If we set one target for 2030 and then for 2050, there is ample time to prepare,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to be more courageous it is not enough to have quotas in politics,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This leniency allows manufacturers to produce cars that emit more when driven than what is declared during laboratory testing. Citizens don’t want cars that emit more emissions on the road. With my work I wanted to ascertain that this discrepancy is addressed,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The technology exists and we should be focusing on utilising it for the benefit of citizens and consumers. It makes no sense to set limits in legislation but then let industries go beyond such limits. That’s why we took a strong position on what citizens expect from us to protect their health,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Although the EU aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, this target can be reached before in Gozo, thanks to its small size, with clear willingness and direction by all,” External link

gozonews Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This proactive way of thinking can put Gozo in the forefront of European targets. Although the EU aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, this target can be reached before in Gozo, thanks to its small size, with clear willingness and direction by all,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli remarked : “the basis of the policy we will work on is sustainability in order to ensure a better quality of life for Maltese and Gozitans” “I am convinced that these three policy forums, although distinct, will work hand in hand to ensure a better quality of life, a healthy environment and a resilient economy,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Beating cancer takes multiple actions, from prevention to early diagnosis, treatment, care and aftercare. It’s also about addressing the environmental impact on our health and having the right financial resources to strengthen support for diseases, including rare diseases, through increased research, clinical trials, best practices sharing and medical development,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to continue pushing for further investments in research and development in medicines and treatments for childhood cancer and rare diseases. At the same time we have to ensure equal access to childhood cancer care, irrespective of whether a child is living in one Member State or another,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, June 21, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to continue pushing for further investments in research and development in medicines and treatments for childhood cancer and rare diseases. At the same time we have to ensure equal access to childhood cancer care, irrespective of whether a child is living in one Member State or another,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It’s easy to think that we shouldn’t meddle when we come across a case of domestic violence. The reality though is that we must speak out,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We want to make sure there is joint procurement because ultimately we don’t want smaller member states whose negotiating power is less than bigger countries to suffer. We need to ensure that this proposal is not just a statement on paper,” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The coronavirus pandemic is a difficult moment in time for both employers and employees, but it is also highlighting the corporate social responsibility of various Maltese companies and businesses,” “It is satisfying to see companies like OZO Group doing their bit to give something back on a national level, whilst the government is providing crucial support schemes to workers. Several localities are now benefitting from the social responsibility of this company” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The coronavirus pandemic is a difficult moment in time for both employers and employees, but it is also highlighting the corporate social responsibility of various Maltese companies and businesses,” “It is satisfying to see companies like OZO Group doing their bit to give something back on a national level, whilst the government is providing crucial support schemes to workers. Several localities are now benefitting from the social responsibility of this company” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Simon Busuttil ) : “Simon Busuttil preaches on fundamental rights of the media but then ignores questions by local journalists about his lack of action towards Fidesz in Hungary. It is therefore very logical to deduce that his stance in Malta was a hypocritical act, fueled by purely partisan reasons every time he and his colleagues sought to attack Malta abroad. This is a typical tactic of the EPP, which we have now grown so accustomed to in the European Parliament,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, April 27, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told ( about Viktor Orban ) : “Orbán is the same prime minister that continuously opposes any joint efforts to help countries like Malta when it comes to irregular migration,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, April 27, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, each country is taking measures to safeguard their borders. Europe's southern countries alone cannot manage the crisis, let alone a densely populated country with oversaturated capacities like Malta," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "Malta has long been explaining that the resources and land space are what they are. Malta always acted responsibly, but this responsibility cannot be shouldered by Malta or a few countries," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Green Deal ) : "The European alliance for a Green Recovery could spell the beginning of a sustainable era for all Member States, including Malta. Together we are calling for the mobilisation of post-crisis green investment packages to build the recovery and transformation plans," "Such packages could accelerate the transition towards climate neutrality and healthy ecosystems, through knowledge-sharing, exchanging of expertise and the creation of synergies to deliver the investment decisions needed" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, April 17, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There is no doubt that the pandemic’s shock to the economies will be tougher than the 2008 financial crisis, and a greater effort is needed to rebuild a resilient economy,” “All member states, including Malta need to invest in a strong recovery plan, but the way forward is to invest in a sustainable plan that prioritises the fight against climate change, creates quality jobs and safeguards people’s health. This future has to be sustainable so that we can avoid devastating consequences” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “With such measures complementing the work being done at national level by member states such as Malta, citizens would have the peace of mind that the EU is truly supporting them in this time of need,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is vital that social cohesion is promoted by supporting national policies aimed at protecting workers and vulnerable people. Action is needed to protect our economic and social structures, people’s health and jobs and their wellbeing. It is only by acting now that we can prepare properly for a sustainable and resilient future for all,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Everyone has to know what to do if they are sick or meet someone who is. In an organisation, everyone has to know who is responsible for what,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “To continue sustaining our economic growth we must aim for sustainability throughout all sectors, and this requires investment. In my meetings with Maltese companies and trade unions, I see a will to move in this direction but support is needed and I will continue working hard for this. Most importantly, we need to make sure that workers’ jobs are protected by ensuring they have the right skills alongside better wages and working conditions,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There are situations where patients don’t have access to medicines in their home country. Sometimes the reason is that small markets are not financially viable for certain pharmaceutical suppliers. This is happening in countries such as Malta too. This situation needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, January 17, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We are confident that the process under the oversight of the president of Malta to propose constitutional reforms will lead to results,” External link

politico-eu Friday, December 20, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I am here to speak up for a country that showed that it listens; a country that is open to the recommendations made; a country that implements; and yes, to respond to those who find it convenient to harm Malta and its people at this hour," External link

euronews-en Friday, December 20, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli replies : "I do not find myself comfortable condemning peaceful protests" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 20, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "unprecedented situation that shocked the country" External link

euobserver Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst I understand a minimum earning requirement policy, it should be logical to consider cases of families whose earnings are €200 short of the mark, more so if bonuses are not considered,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I haven’t made up my mind as yet,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 6, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "After due consideration, I have decided not to contest for the leadership role of the Labour Party. I would like to thank all those who have shown their support and encouraged me to go for this role. I will continue working hard in the European Parliament to reciprocate the trust that the Maltese citizens have placed in me" External link

timesofmalta Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "After due consideration, I have decided not to contest for the leadership role of the Labour Party. I would like to thank all those who have shown their support and encouraged me to go for this role. I will continue working hard in the European Parliament to reciprocate the trust that the Maltese citizens have placed in me" External link

timesofmalta Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Matters cannot be prolonged any more than is necessary,” “The many questions out there must be answered. Justice must be done and must be seen to be done with everyone. We must protect our country first and foremost because this is the Malta and Gozo where I want my children to grow up in” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, November 30, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The current uneven European landscape is resulting in the ambiguous reality that a patient in one country can rely on a medicinal product but, if on holiday in another EU country, he won’t be allowed to use it as it is illegal in that fellow member state. It’s like telling a person who suffers from diabetes, ‘sorry, but you’re not allowed to use an insulin pen here’. It’s unthinkable,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This can be addressed by setting up a medical cannabis education and research entity, which focuses on advocacy, education and research. I consider these to be the three main pillars that can help change things,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “For these people, medical cannabis is a valid treatment option. Patients who need medical cannabis need easy access to their medicine. Processes that create a lot of obstacles and hurdles will not help patients and will let the black market fester. It’s not what we want,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is our priority to protect workers. As part of my work I will be working on a cross-cutting strategy to move towards an economy that works with less emissions. This can help us as a continent to remain competitive whilst at the same time ensure that we reskill our current workforce. This is also about educating young people to be prepared for the economies of the future,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The European Green New Deal will be our priority for the next years. As Socialists and Democrats we will continue working hard to make sure that the economic transformation that is required will ensure our industries’ competitiveness and protect our workers. Ensuring a proper transition will offer us a business opportunity that our economies should tap into whilst making sure that no one is left behind,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is our priority to protect workers. As part of my work I will be working on a cross-cutting strategy to move towards an economy that works with less emissions. This can help us as a continent to remain competitive whilst at the same time ensure that we reskill our current workforce. This is also about educating young people to be prepared for the economies of the future,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “NOx limits for diesel cars are still higher than for petrol cars and the last thing our environment needs is a rewrite of the original NOx limits,” “The EU should be incentivising manufacturers to follow these standards and not help them to pollute above the set limits. No further excuses that are detrimental to our citizens’ public health should be accepted or worse still validated” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 8, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “To try and legitimise the relaxing of limits is deplorable,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “NOx limits for diesel cars are still higher than for petrol cars and the last thing our environment needs is a rewrite of the original NOx limits,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “That is why we will be studying technological advancements while analysing social and economic factors,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “If your house is on fire you do not press the alarm button and do nothing about it but you make sure that you call the fire brigade to extinguish that fire,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to think differently. We need to have a vision as to where we want to go,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Carmakers should move away from the business model of throwing billions in the powerful combustion engine, hoping to squeeze the last drops of the investments they have done in the past years,” “Lawmakers should move away from the traditional way of thinking out solutions that fit in the framework of what we have been used to” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "climate change is a global emergency requiring global solutions. However, it is a strong EU leadership that can push for the required change, while supporting the most vulnerable countries" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We need the EU to be a strong voice that is not afraid of putting forward an ambitious programme and plan of action," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "climate change is a global emergency requiring global solutions" External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Our aim is to be ambitious and realistic to make a change that will benefit everyone. This way we can ensure that the air quality is improved while addressing climate change," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Our aim is to be ambitious and realistic to make a change that will benefit everyone. This way we can ensure that the air quality is improved while addressing climate change," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli agreed : “We need to have policies that push businesses in a certain direction” External link

politico-eu Friday, July 26, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I'm even prouder that I am the first Maltese to ever occupy such a role. I want to make sure that our political group pushes for a progressive agenda, one that connects what happens at the EU level with the needs of our people back home,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 19, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I thank my friends for putting their trust in me and I look forward so that as a team of four we will work in the best interest of the country and its citizens," External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I think people recognise the work [Maltese] MEPs did in the last five years. The electoral result was clear in terms of which policies and direction the majority of the people want. And, yes, I believe the people chose positivity, unity and [the government's] vision," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “threatens the employment and livelihood of thousands” “They voted for the Maltese economy to collapse” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Results like these continue to fuel me with energy and enthusiasm to work even harder for our citizens," "That VoteWatch Europe consider me to be the most influential Maltese MEP simply means greater responsibility to always put the interest of our country before anything else. The fact that I am one of the top 100 MEPs who left their mark in the EP proves that it is your willingness to make a difference in people's lives that matters, and not the size of your country" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:53:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The signing was the last step resulting in a law that reduces road transport emissions in all EU Member States, including Malta. I have no words to describe the satisfaction felt today when I know that, I departed from a situation facing a lot of resistance and today this law enjoys the strong backing of both the European Parliament and Member States,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The signing was the last step resulting in a law that reduces road transport emissions in all EU Member States, including Malta. I have no words to describe the satisfaction felt today when I know that, I departed from a situation facing a lot of resistance and today this law enjoys the strong backing of both the European Parliament and Member States,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “As a mother of two, I share your concern about the future of youths and children. Today people inside this room are cheering you on for what you’re saying but when we come to the crunch of it - to the actual legislation - some of these people push for far less ambition,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “As a 16-year-old you’re not allowed to vote. But some Member States like Malta and Austria are allowing that and we need to increase the pressure as European Parliament so that more countries give a voice to youths your age,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Had it not been for pressure made through the S&D Group, and personally sitting down with MEPs, the outcome would have been very different," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "For years we saw PN MEPs trying to attack the government, but in reality they were harming the country. As MEPs, our job is to help improve our country and communities and not inflict attacks with serious repercussions, simply to score partisan points," "With their positions, the Nationalist Party and its MEPs cannot be credible because they are not consistent" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "If anything were to happen to Malta, it would be our families and our workers who would suffer. If our economy were to suffer a hit, it is the jobs that will suffer. That is why I always stood up against the PN's attacks," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Had it not been for pressure made through the S&D Group, and personally sitting down with MEPs, the outcome would have been very different,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “If anything were to happen to Malta, it would be our families and our workers who would suffer. If our economy were to suffer a hit, it is the jobs that will suffer. That is why I always stood up against the PN’s attacks,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "What matters is the perseverance and determination to change things. During the past five years I stood strongly for what I believe in, negotiated hard and brought people from different groups, political leanings, industry and stakeholders together to make a difference that matters. Both laws quoted by Politico are from completely different sectors but at the heart lies a common goal: that of delivering tangible change to EU citizens, in particular to Maltese and Gozitans. If re-elected, I will work with the same energy and determination on those policies that can take our country to the next level in terms of quality of life and work," External link

MaltaToday Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Thanks to the work done by the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, this fund is also aiming specifically at SMEs," External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Joseph Muscat ) : “Today, 40 years later, let us continue to build on this legacy. Let us send a clear message to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat that Malta and the Labour Party need him,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I believe in a tailor-made education that addresses different needs and abilities. We have to make sure that students with different abilities are not lost between one year and another. It would be us, as a society, that would be losing out on that potential,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli noted : “I also want to see an education system that continues to give greater importance to sports. I believe that this could help us address the obesity problem as well as help more people take care of their mental health,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I believe in a tailor-made education that addresses different needs and abilities. We have to make sure that students with different abilities are not lost between one year and another. It would be us, as a society, that would be losing out on that potential," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I also want to see an education system that continues to give greater importance to sports. I believe that this could help us address the obesity problem as well as help more people take care of their mental health," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a step forward to ensure that Europe remains ahead of the curve when it comes to zero- and low-emission vehicles’ technology instead of depending on imports. I am convinced that this transition can ensure the competitiveness of the automotive industry,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "This is a step forward to ensure that Europe remains ahead of the curve when it comes to zero- and low-emission vehicles’ technology instead of depending on imports. I am convinced that this transition can ensure the competitiveness of the automotive industry," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "They reach out to other members, so other MEPs then put pressure on you," "Luckily enough, we were prepared for it. We knew it was coming" External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We knew that there was a number of member states that were adamant about having this differentiation. If this differentiation wasn't in place, it would have jeopardised the whole package," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Ultimately in a negotiation you have two co-legislators. They both need to move," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "You have your position, we have our position – you can't end up in a position where everyone says no," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We can't move if you don't move," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Negotiations don't go like: I give you this, you give me this. It's a package at the end," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Some of the member states were coming to me directly, complaining about a lack of transparency on how things were moving," "We got the feeling that the Austrians all along the way were just taking the line of the Germans," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “In less than 100 days, the government will be presenting the legislative text on the role of the Attorney General based on the recommendations of the Venice Commission. The separation of the Attorney General’s prosecutorial and advisory roles has long been part of the nation’s discussion. But it’s only this government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, that is delivering this change,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Malta has, in the past years, acted to reform laws that previous governments had no interest in changing whatsoever. This government is changing what others failed to do,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I am extremely satisfied with the outcome of the vote. Had it been for the conservative forces, this fund would be spent in third countries and not within the EU, as is its aim. But today the European Parliament voted to support countries like Malta,” “Whilst we need a decisive and common policy, it is important to remember that financial support is essential when countries like Malta end up in situations that this country faced in the past months. For example, money from this fund can be used to support relocation measures from countries like Malta to other states” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst we need a decisive and common policy, it is important to remember that financial support is essential when countries like Malta end up in situations that this country faced in the past months,” “Money from this fund can be used to support relocation measures from countries like Malta to other states” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a new era of globalisation, climate change, a shift in global powers and rapid technological innovations which are affecting our way of life,” “The reality of climate change necessitates a shift from traditional economic models to ones which are based on sustainability” External link

MaltaToday Friday, March 8, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Change won’t happen overtime but I’m convinced it will happen. And it will present us with so many more opportunities,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, March 8, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli remarked : “I spend a lot of hours at airports and on planes and have to make sure that in the days I am in Malta I cover as much ground and meet as many people as possible. It is a juggling act to ensure I give as much importance as possible to my work in the European Parliament, my work in Malta and my family,” External link

timesofmalta Friday, March 8, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli asks : “What issues do you wan me to focus on? How do you feel we can take this country to the next level?” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I come before you with a vision based on what you would like to see as a priority. The Labour government strengthened this country’s economic foundations during these six years,” “Now is the time to take the next step. The next level for Malta” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is not my campaign but the campaign of each and every one of you because these islands, and their people, deserve nothing but the best,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Are we to believe that all politicians in foreign countries are honest? We hear about Deutsche Bank, Danske Bank, Estonia, the Netherlands, but we don’t see the politicians in these countries doing the same thing the PN MEPs do with regards to Malta,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli replied : “We’re not saying PN MEPs should stop talking and I have all respect for groups analysing Malta but this should be done objectively,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli replied : “Really, you have the nerve to talk about insincerity?” “The Nationalist Party rode on a lie based on falsified documentation as its electoral campaign. Imagine if the Prime Minister was removed on a lie, imagine the instability” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “That fact that I have two young kids, aged two and five, who I have to leave behind to fly to Brussels every few days is heartbreaking, but being an MEP has its advantages. I get to shape EU law,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I am satisfied that this report was approved despite the opposition on the part of conservative forces in the European Parliament. I look forward to continue working to ensure the necessary support so that countries like Malta are not left alone," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs when it was this government that reformed laws, which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 11, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs when it was this government that reformed laws, which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 11, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs, when it was this government that reformed laws which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Commission ) : “Malta now has a constitutional reform committee chaired by the President of the Republic to update the Constitution. But those recommendations by the Venice Commission cannot be spun and used as a sort of basis for some claims that are included in a draft resolution that is to be presented on Monday,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst the IMF is warning of a global downturn, its forecasts for Malta’s economic growth are positive,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, January 26, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I am confident things will change and in the past, we have seen industries going beyond the stipulated targets,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, January 11, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Reducing CO2 emissions will help us fight climate change, improve public health, breathe cleaner air while making sure that European industries remain at the forefront of innovation,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, January 11, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Europe has a thriving and innovative cosmetics sector, and research efforts on alternative methods have achieved impressive results,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 1, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “Modern science can be based on innovative non-animal technologies and alternatives. This is the message we wish to deliver at global level. We need the support and actions of the Commission and the Council. Therefore, in this resolution, we ask them to promote a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 1, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It was a positive Climate Change Conference in that it started recognizing the importance of a bottom up approach by putting at the heart of its thinking, stakeholders and citizens alike,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli déclaré : “Malheureusement, ce que nous voyons au Parlement européen, c’est un parlement qui agit en tant que juge et jury sans vraiment regarder en profondeur les faits. Ce qu’il s’est passé au cours des 4 dernières années à Malte, défie totalement l’argumentation qui faite ici au Parlement européen” External link

euronews-fr Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:06:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : “To support this major shift in investment towards clean energy we require integrated national energy and climate plans that will serve as roadmaps, identifying the required public and private investment for a clean energy transition,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : "The S&D voted for ambitious measures, with special attention being given to the transport sector. We strongly supported advanced biofuels as these could have a long-term role in reducing carbon emissions," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, October 30, 2017 9:08:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli explained : “In the future we will need mass production of clean fuels, as demand in transport will keep on growing,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Its a question of credibility and Budget 2018 has shown that the government has a credible plan with a clear vision which it will continue to implement in the coming months and years. It is this credibility that allows people to have trust in their future,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, October 23, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Much of what we agreed in committee was eliminated in plenary [on Wednesday],” “We could not support a watered-down report which can never address climate change and put us on track for what we agreed on in Paris. We agree with the system, but we want a more ambitious system that is fit for purpose” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:50:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There is a need for renewed dialogue on access to medicines to ensure that no one is left behind. The increasingly high cost of medicines and shrinking public health budgets have seriously jeopardised affordable access to essential medicines” External link

euractiv-en Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:12:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “That is why we welcome the outcome of today's vote on this very important report since it takes important steps towards patients having access to both essential and affordable medicines and properly addressing rare illnesses. The EU can do and must do more to guarantee better access to medicines for all European citizens,” External link

euractiv-en Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:12:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I’m not justifying it, but the PN has been building up the Panama issue for its own partisan gain,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, January 29, 2017 6:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “EU citizens are feeling more insecure. This is not a supposition, this is a fact,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:57:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is our opportunity to rise to the occasion and move away from fancy words to concrete action, which continues to build on the Paris Agreement,” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, December 14, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Air pollution knows no distance nor does it know national or European boundaries. This is our citizens’ health we are dealing with and Member States should do more to reach long term objectives. Full compliance is expected from all Member States, to ensure that our right to clean air is protected and safeguarded,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Business Aviation Association ) : “Business Aviation can be considered as a new economic niche which is gradually growing. Indeed, this sector directly employs around 3,000 persons and attracts numerous high-end clients to our shores. Hence we need to ensure there is no excessive red-tape which is hindering the growth of this sector,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, November 13, 2016 4:33:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This strategy acknowledges that LNG and gas storage will contribute towards ending energy isolation that affects Member States such as Malta and Cyprus. This reflects a key objective of the EU’s Energy Union that all Member States should have access to liquid gas markets, as agreed in a directive adopted earlier this year,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 28, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli saying : "To be honest, I can’t understand the logic of telling women that if they want the morning-after pill they need to have a prescription from a doctor. I would have expected this committee to either say yes, you can have access to the morning-after pill, or no. It's a bit illogical to me.. I can’t understand the logic behind it" External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Maria Regina ) : "Moreover, these projects have also prompted the Government to consider the introduction of grey water treatment systems as part of its plans for the water sector. Listening to the impressive ways both Maria Regina College Mosta and the Archbishop's seminary managed to put together easy, accessible and innovative ways to conserve and preserve water was extremely interesting. These students have some really good solutions to today's challenges, and we need to do our utmost to ensure that they are heard," External link

gozonews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli concluded ( about Protection ) : “It is imperative that the Red Cross, which has for many years been an important ally of the Department of Health and that of Civil Protection, continues to be given the necessary help by the State so that it continues delivering such a necessary service in the best way possible” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli explained : “At the moment, less than 40% of return decisions are being enforced. Unfortunately, this low return rate is detrimental to the legitimacy and credibility of the European Migration Policy,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is satisfactory that through negotiations we managed to secure a high standard document which offers stronger security safeguards and assists in the return of failed asylum seekers and those whose status has come to an end in full respect of their fundamental rights,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to see more women and girls involved in the ICT sectors. Information and communications technology is our present and future, and we cannot have whole sectors of society that are left out,” “This is why digital inclusion must take on a global approach and guarantee the digital emancipation of each and every single one of us, no matter our individual position in society. This applies to children, but also to adults that very often find it difficult to actively participate in the digital world” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli stated : "Investing in innovation can help Gozo tackle the challenges it faces due to double insularity," External link

gozonews Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "The efforts by Gozitan entrepreneurs to help promote innovation in Gozo are commendable. Traditional sectors should modernise their practices to be able to adapt themselves to current needs. The aim of the Gozitano project to develop a gastronomic tourism niche market can further promote Gozitan traditional produce and can eventually not only result in a tourism boost for the island, but can also helps farmers and villagers to remain competitive in a sustainable way," External link

gozonews Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli outlined : “Investing in innovation can help Gozo tackle the challenges it faces due to double insularity” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, July 30, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Malta has been discussing the issue of solidarity for years, so it is heartening to see other countries now discussing this as well,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli says : “We definitely need a healthy informed debate on different contraceptives and their effects, including the morning-after pill. I strongly feel that the more we ignore sexual and reproductive issues the more we fuel uninformed decisions with all their side effects. I feel that many times this is what we have been doing for long,” “Ignoring such issues, does not equate to the illusion that things are not happening in our country as well. Even though the morning-after pill is not legal in Malta, women who want to have the same effect as the morning-after pill can get other alternatives. Letting things unfold in this manner means that people are not being properly informed of what their alternatives are, what the side effects on their bodies can be and what the impact of their choice actually is” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:17:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Commission ) : “Promoting and safeguarding children’s rights should be of utmost importance for the EU as stated also in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU,” “In view of this, I will continue pressuring the European Commission to make sure that children with different abilities are well integrated in our communities,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, June 17, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “We require greater investments in innovative projects, quality buildings that are energy efficient, including housing for the most vulnerable families so that their energy bill will be reduced further and their living conditions are improved. Furthermore, efficient technologies need to be actively supported,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I believe that we need to set up an EU diplomatic task-force to ensure that all possible avenues are explored and all potential situations covered and plans put in place” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to have preventive measures in place which can lead to the stabilisation of the current situation. This has to be done through proper planning and commitment. We also need to to work as hard as we can to see the creation of a Libyan national unity government” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “In politics we can act together to being about positive outcomes. This award is only a token to show how proud we are of your contribution” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, February 8, 2015 3:29:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mep50.66%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
labour mep23.03%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
coordinator2.63%EN12/01/201701/12/2017
spokesperson for the environment0.66%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
environment coordinator1.32%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
labour party mep1.32%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
spokesperson for health0.66%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
députée européenne1.32%FR01/03/201703/01/2017
maltese labour party mep1.32%EN07/22/201622/07/2016
candidate8.55%EN05/27/201427/05/2014
journalist6.58%EN05/27/201427/05/2014
former journalist1.97%EN05/25/201425/05/2014
Names Lang Count
Miriam DalliEN93.78%
Miriam DalliMT4.98%
Miriam DalliFR1.24%
Miriam DalliPT0.00%


 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10
 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Monday, January 25, 2021

8:14:00 PM EAT

Languages Collapse menu...Expand menu...

Select your languages

af
am
ar
de
en
es
fr
ha
pt
rw
sw
all
Show additional languagesHide additional languages

Interface:

Legend Collapse menu...Expand menu...


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

Kurt Farrugia said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “One of the first discussions Malta Enterprise had with minister Dalli was to push for the earliest possible repayments of this scheme. We also wanted to make sure we release this month’s wage supplement in time for the holidays so employers can rest assured they are able to cover their employees’ wages,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Alfred Vella ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I am sorry to see the university going this way which, in my modest opinion, is the wrong way. Going by this statement, I would then have expected the University to kick out MEP Miriam Dalli today. She was there mingling amongst the students, no doubt pushing herself and her party. But, of course, she was not protesting. So that is OK... a welcome part of the system! How very sad” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Joseph Muscat said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I cannot but thank [MEP] Miriam Dalli who headed this programme, which was a success,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Joseph Muscat said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I cannot but thank [MEP] Miriam Dalli who headed this programme, which was a success,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, June 1, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Matthew Vella says ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “When she joined the newspaper in 2010 at the start of the newspaper’s internet presence, Miriam excelled herself in the job, and she became the inevitable choice to be assistant online editor,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, January 29, 2017 1:32:00 PM EAT

AfricaBrief

Miriam Dalli

Last updated on 2017-07-24T19:05+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Miriam Dalli remarked : “We are aware of this challenges that will come ahead, however, there is a transition period, and the change will not happen overnight which will allow us to address any issues that come up along the way,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to incentivize more research and innovation, especially in the fields of energy and water, where we are looking at innovative and technologically advanced solutions. To move further towards renewable energy, towards storing that energy for when we need it and towards increasing efficiency, we need innovative solutions,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Through research, innovative solutions need to be developed for current and future challenges, particularly those specific to Malta. The hovernment is convinced that investing in research is the key to a strong and competitive industry,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We want to keep on working to have a hydrogen-ready pipeline that connects our country to Europe’s main grid,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli stated : “Our promise was to leave the LNG tanker in place until we are sure the country can be serviced otherwise if necessary,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “If we go for a hydrogen-ready pipeline, it is because it falls within the remit of transitioning to the next step to reduce carbon emissions and the government’s targets to become carbon neutral by 2050,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Since the project falls under the category of common interest projects, funding options are still available, and we are assessing all of them. We are not saying that the gas option will be discarded,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a new and fairer system to help businesses and self-employed who were hit worse by the covid-19 economic fallout,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, January 5, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I would like to thank Malta Enterprise for ensuring that not only the majority of the December wage supplement is paid, but also enable the first round of electricity bill refund payments,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, December 21, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This scheme was launched to aid businesses who had applied for the wage supplements scheme, and accounted for bills paid between July and September of this year,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "The COVID-19 pandemic will not stop investment in upcoming projects. To the contrary, we will invest more, and therefore we need to have set standards in place, for a service that is so essential for residents," "WSC will be working on projects worth €160 million in EU funds. For the first time, the corporation is issuing a work program to deliver higher standards in its work and the service offered to its clients, the residents of Malta and Gozo. Improving the taste of tap water is one of the aims of these projects" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, December 7, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I worked for what I believe in the European Parliament, and in the same way I need to work for what I believe in here,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “There’s a lot I learnt from the international forum inside the EP: climate change, the green economy, the blue economy, and industrial transition... I worked on these sectors and I know they can make a positive difference to people’s lives for a better environment, the creation of new jobs, and the reduction of pollution,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “I was called to contribute actively back home in Malta and I couldn’t say no to my country,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Hypocrisy is unacceptable and if PN MEPs believe in democracy and rule of law, they should clearly show that they believe in these things everywhere and for all countries," "So far we've seen them criticise and vote against Malta but then defend and vote in favour of countries backed by their own political grouping" External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Hypocrisy is unacceptable and if PN MEPs believe in democracy and rule of law, they should clearly show that they believe in these things everywhere and for all countries," "So far we've seen them criticise and vote against Malta but then defend and vote in favour of countries backed by their own political grouping" External link

timesofmalta Saturday, October 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is at the core of reaching out carbon neutrality goals in 2050,” “We will be pushing for more ambitious targets for the entire EU and also for the individual states so we can achieve this goal within that timeframe” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This was something that was expected, I personally didn’t know it was to happen yesterday, but he had already said he would be stepping down,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We wanted to see this target reached by 2040, but industry wants peace of mind so that it can plan ahead. If we set one target for 2030 and then for 2050, there is ample time to prepare,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to be more courageous it is not enough to have quotas in politics,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This leniency allows manufacturers to produce cars that emit more when driven than what is declared during laboratory testing. Citizens don’t want cars that emit more emissions on the road. With my work I wanted to ascertain that this discrepancy is addressed,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The technology exists and we should be focusing on utilising it for the benefit of citizens and consumers. It makes no sense to set limits in legislation but then let industries go beyond such limits. That’s why we took a strong position on what citizens expect from us to protect their health,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Although the EU aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, this target can be reached before in Gozo, thanks to its small size, with clear willingness and direction by all,” External link

gozonews Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This proactive way of thinking can put Gozo in the forefront of European targets. Although the EU aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, this target can be reached before in Gozo, thanks to its small size, with clear willingness and direction by all,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli remarked : “the basis of the policy we will work on is sustainability in order to ensure a better quality of life for Maltese and Gozitans” “I am convinced that these three policy forums, although distinct, will work hand in hand to ensure a better quality of life, a healthy environment and a resilient economy,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Beating cancer takes multiple actions, from prevention to early diagnosis, treatment, care and aftercare. It’s also about addressing the environmental impact on our health and having the right financial resources to strengthen support for diseases, including rare diseases, through increased research, clinical trials, best practices sharing and medical development,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to continue pushing for further investments in research and development in medicines and treatments for childhood cancer and rare diseases. At the same time we have to ensure equal access to childhood cancer care, irrespective of whether a child is living in one Member State or another,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, June 21, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to continue pushing for further investments in research and development in medicines and treatments for childhood cancer and rare diseases. At the same time we have to ensure equal access to childhood cancer care, irrespective of whether a child is living in one Member State or another,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It’s easy to think that we shouldn’t meddle when we come across a case of domestic violence. The reality though is that we must speak out,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We want to make sure there is joint procurement because ultimately we don’t want smaller member states whose negotiating power is less than bigger countries to suffer. We need to ensure that this proposal is not just a statement on paper,” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The coronavirus pandemic is a difficult moment in time for both employers and employees, but it is also highlighting the corporate social responsibility of various Maltese companies and businesses,” “It is satisfying to see companies like OZO Group doing their bit to give something back on a national level, whilst the government is providing crucial support schemes to workers. Several localities are now benefitting from the social responsibility of this company” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The coronavirus pandemic is a difficult moment in time for both employers and employees, but it is also highlighting the corporate social responsibility of various Maltese companies and businesses,” “It is satisfying to see companies like OZO Group doing their bit to give something back on a national level, whilst the government is providing crucial support schemes to workers. Several localities are now benefitting from the social responsibility of this company” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Simon Busuttil ) : “Simon Busuttil preaches on fundamental rights of the media but then ignores questions by local journalists about his lack of action towards Fidesz in Hungary. It is therefore very logical to deduce that his stance in Malta was a hypocritical act, fueled by purely partisan reasons every time he and his colleagues sought to attack Malta abroad. This is a typical tactic of the EPP, which we have now grown so accustomed to in the European Parliament,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, April 27, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told ( about Viktor Orban ) : “Orbán is the same prime minister that continuously opposes any joint efforts to help countries like Malta when it comes to irregular migration,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, April 27, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, each country is taking measures to safeguard their borders. Europe's southern countries alone cannot manage the crisis, let alone a densely populated country with oversaturated capacities like Malta," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "Malta has long been explaining that the resources and land space are what they are. Malta always acted responsibly, but this responsibility cannot be shouldered by Malta or a few countries," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Green Deal ) : "The European alliance for a Green Recovery could spell the beginning of a sustainable era for all Member States, including Malta. Together we are calling for the mobilisation of post-crisis green investment packages to build the recovery and transformation plans," "Such packages could accelerate the transition towards climate neutrality and healthy ecosystems, through knowledge-sharing, exchanging of expertise and the creation of synergies to deliver the investment decisions needed" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, April 17, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There is no doubt that the pandemic’s shock to the economies will be tougher than the 2008 financial crisis, and a greater effort is needed to rebuild a resilient economy,” “All member states, including Malta need to invest in a strong recovery plan, but the way forward is to invest in a sustainable plan that prioritises the fight against climate change, creates quality jobs and safeguards people’s health. This future has to be sustainable so that we can avoid devastating consequences” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “With such measures complementing the work being done at national level by member states such as Malta, citizens would have the peace of mind that the EU is truly supporting them in this time of need,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is vital that social cohesion is promoted by supporting national policies aimed at protecting workers and vulnerable people. Action is needed to protect our economic and social structures, people’s health and jobs and their wellbeing. It is only by acting now that we can prepare properly for a sustainable and resilient future for all,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Everyone has to know what to do if they are sick or meet someone who is. In an organisation, everyone has to know who is responsible for what,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “To continue sustaining our economic growth we must aim for sustainability throughout all sectors, and this requires investment. In my meetings with Maltese companies and trade unions, I see a will to move in this direction but support is needed and I will continue working hard for this. Most importantly, we need to make sure that workers’ jobs are protected by ensuring they have the right skills alongside better wages and working conditions,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There are situations where patients don’t have access to medicines in their home country. Sometimes the reason is that small markets are not financially viable for certain pharmaceutical suppliers. This is happening in countries such as Malta too. This situation needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, January 17, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli told : “Given the right financing and the right policies, this will be an opportunity to create new jobs in a new economic reality,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We are confident that the process under the oversight of the president of Malta to propose constitutional reforms will lead to results,” External link

politico-eu Friday, December 20, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I am here to speak up for a country that showed that it listens; a country that is open to the recommendations made; a country that implements; and yes, to respond to those who find it convenient to harm Malta and its people at this hour," External link

euronews-en Friday, December 20, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli replies : "I do not find myself comfortable condemning peaceful protests" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 20, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "unprecedented situation that shocked the country" External link

euobserver Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst I understand a minimum earning requirement policy, it should be logical to consider cases of families whose earnings are €200 short of the mark, more so if bonuses are not considered,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I haven’t made up my mind as yet,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 6, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "After due consideration, I have decided not to contest for the leadership role of the Labour Party. I would like to thank all those who have shown their support and encouraged me to go for this role. I will continue working hard in the European Parliament to reciprocate the trust that the Maltese citizens have placed in me" External link

timesofmalta Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "After due consideration, I have decided not to contest for the leadership role of the Labour Party. I would like to thank all those who have shown their support and encouraged me to go for this role. I will continue working hard in the European Parliament to reciprocate the trust that the Maltese citizens have placed in me" External link

timesofmalta Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Matters cannot be prolonged any more than is necessary,” “The many questions out there must be answered. Justice must be done and must be seen to be done with everyone. We must protect our country first and foremost because this is the Malta and Gozo where I want my children to grow up in” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, November 30, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The current uneven European landscape is resulting in the ambiguous reality that a patient in one country can rely on a medicinal product but, if on holiday in another EU country, he won’t be allowed to use it as it is illegal in that fellow member state. It’s like telling a person who suffers from diabetes, ‘sorry, but you’re not allowed to use an insulin pen here’. It’s unthinkable,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This can be addressed by setting up a medical cannabis education and research entity, which focuses on advocacy, education and research. I consider these to be the three main pillars that can help change things,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “For these people, medical cannabis is a valid treatment option. Patients who need medical cannabis need easy access to their medicine. Processes that create a lot of obstacles and hurdles will not help patients and will let the black market fester. It’s not what we want,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is our priority to protect workers. As part of my work I will be working on a cross-cutting strategy to move towards an economy that works with less emissions. This can help us as a continent to remain competitive whilst at the same time ensure that we reskill our current workforce. This is also about educating young people to be prepared for the economies of the future,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The European Green New Deal will be our priority for the next years. As Socialists and Democrats we will continue working hard to make sure that the economic transformation that is required will ensure our industries’ competitiveness and protect our workers. Ensuring a proper transition will offer us a business opportunity that our economies should tap into whilst making sure that no one is left behind,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is our priority to protect workers. As part of my work I will be working on a cross-cutting strategy to move towards an economy that works with less emissions. This can help us as a continent to remain competitive whilst at the same time ensure that we reskill our current workforce. This is also about educating young people to be prepared for the economies of the future,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “NOx limits for diesel cars are still higher than for petrol cars and the last thing our environment needs is a rewrite of the original NOx limits,” “The EU should be incentivising manufacturers to follow these standards and not help them to pollute above the set limits. No further excuses that are detrimental to our citizens’ public health should be accepted or worse still validated” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 8, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “To try and legitimise the relaxing of limits is deplorable,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “NOx limits for diesel cars are still higher than for petrol cars and the last thing our environment needs is a rewrite of the original NOx limits,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “That is why we will be studying technological advancements while analysing social and economic factors,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “If your house is on fire you do not press the alarm button and do nothing about it but you make sure that you call the fire brigade to extinguish that fire,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to think differently. We need to have a vision as to where we want to go,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Carmakers should move away from the business model of throwing billions in the powerful combustion engine, hoping to squeeze the last drops of the investments they have done in the past years,” “Lawmakers should move away from the traditional way of thinking out solutions that fit in the framework of what we have been used to” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "climate change is a global emergency requiring global solutions. However, it is a strong EU leadership that can push for the required change, while supporting the most vulnerable countries" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We need the EU to be a strong voice that is not afraid of putting forward an ambitious programme and plan of action," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : "climate change is a global emergency requiring global solutions" External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Our aim is to be ambitious and realistic to make a change that will benefit everyone. This way we can ensure that the air quality is improved while addressing climate change," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Our aim is to be ambitious and realistic to make a change that will benefit everyone. This way we can ensure that the air quality is improved while addressing climate change," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli agreed : “We need to have policies that push businesses in a certain direction” External link

politico-eu Friday, July 26, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I'm even prouder that I am the first Maltese to ever occupy such a role. I want to make sure that our political group pushes for a progressive agenda, one that connects what happens at the EU level with the needs of our people back home,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 19, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I thank my friends for putting their trust in me and I look forward so that as a team of four we will work in the best interest of the country and its citizens," External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I think people recognise the work [Maltese] MEPs did in the last five years. The electoral result was clear in terms of which policies and direction the majority of the people want. And, yes, I believe the people chose positivity, unity and [the government's] vision," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “threatens the employment and livelihood of thousands” “They voted for the Maltese economy to collapse” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Results like these continue to fuel me with energy and enthusiasm to work even harder for our citizens," "That VoteWatch Europe consider me to be the most influential Maltese MEP simply means greater responsibility to always put the interest of our country before anything else. The fact that I am one of the top 100 MEPs who left their mark in the EP proves that it is your willingness to make a difference in people's lives that matters, and not the size of your country" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:53:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The signing was the last step resulting in a law that reduces road transport emissions in all EU Member States, including Malta. I have no words to describe the satisfaction felt today when I know that, I departed from a situation facing a lot of resistance and today this law enjoys the strong backing of both the European Parliament and Member States,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “The signing was the last step resulting in a law that reduces road transport emissions in all EU Member States, including Malta. I have no words to describe the satisfaction felt today when I know that, I departed from a situation facing a lot of resistance and today this law enjoys the strong backing of both the European Parliament and Member States,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “As a mother of two, I share your concern about the future of youths and children. Today people inside this room are cheering you on for what you’re saying but when we come to the crunch of it - to the actual legislation - some of these people push for far less ambition,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “As a 16-year-old you’re not allowed to vote. But some Member States like Malta and Austria are allowing that and we need to increase the pressure as European Parliament so that more countries give a voice to youths your age,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Had it not been for pressure made through the S&D Group, and personally sitting down with MEPs, the outcome would have been very different," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "For years we saw PN MEPs trying to attack the government, but in reality they were harming the country. As MEPs, our job is to help improve our country and communities and not inflict attacks with serious repercussions, simply to score partisan points," "With their positions, the Nationalist Party and its MEPs cannot be credible because they are not consistent" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "If anything were to happen to Malta, it would be our families and our workers who would suffer. If our economy were to suffer a hit, it is the jobs that will suffer. That is why I always stood up against the PN's attacks," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, April 15, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Had it not been for pressure made through the S&D Group, and personally sitting down with MEPs, the outcome would have been very different,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “If anything were to happen to Malta, it would be our families and our workers who would suffer. If our economy were to suffer a hit, it is the jobs that will suffer. That is why I always stood up against the PN’s attacks,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "What matters is the perseverance and determination to change things. During the past five years I stood strongly for what I believe in, negotiated hard and brought people from different groups, political leanings, industry and stakeholders together to make a difference that matters. Both laws quoted by Politico are from completely different sectors but at the heart lies a common goal: that of delivering tangible change to EU citizens, in particular to Maltese and Gozitans. If re-elected, I will work with the same energy and determination on those policies that can take our country to the next level in terms of quality of life and work," External link

MaltaToday Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Thanks to the work done by the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, this fund is also aiming specifically at SMEs," External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Joseph Muscat ) : “Today, 40 years later, let us continue to build on this legacy. Let us send a clear message to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat that Malta and the Labour Party need him,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I believe in a tailor-made education that addresses different needs and abilities. We have to make sure that students with different abilities are not lost between one year and another. It would be us, as a society, that would be losing out on that potential,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli noted : “I also want to see an education system that continues to give greater importance to sports. I believe that this could help us address the obesity problem as well as help more people take care of their mental health,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I believe in a tailor-made education that addresses different needs and abilities. We have to make sure that students with different abilities are not lost between one year and another. It would be us, as a society, that would be losing out on that potential," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I also want to see an education system that continues to give greater importance to sports. I believe that this could help us address the obesity problem as well as help more people take care of their mental health," External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a step forward to ensure that Europe remains ahead of the curve when it comes to zero- and low-emission vehicles’ technology instead of depending on imports. I am convinced that this transition can ensure the competitiveness of the automotive industry,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "This is a step forward to ensure that Europe remains ahead of the curve when it comes to zero- and low-emission vehicles’ technology instead of depending on imports. I am convinced that this transition can ensure the competitiveness of the automotive industry," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "They reach out to other members, so other MEPs then put pressure on you," "Luckily enough, we were prepared for it. We knew it was coming" External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We knew that there was a number of member states that were adamant about having this differentiation. If this differentiation wasn't in place, it would have jeopardised the whole package," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Ultimately in a negotiation you have two co-legislators. They both need to move," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "You have your position, we have our position – you can't end up in a position where everyone says no," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "We can't move if you don't move," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Negotiations don't go like: I give you this, you give me this. It's a package at the end," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "Some of the member states were coming to me directly, complaining about a lack of transparency on how things were moving," "We got the feeling that the Austrians all along the way were just taking the line of the Germans," External link

euobserver Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “In less than 100 days, the government will be presenting the legislative text on the role of the Attorney General based on the recommendations of the Venice Commission. The separation of the Attorney General’s prosecutorial and advisory roles has long been part of the nation’s discussion. But it’s only this government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, that is delivering this change,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Malta has, in the past years, acted to reform laws that previous governments had no interest in changing whatsoever. This government is changing what others failed to do,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I am extremely satisfied with the outcome of the vote. Had it been for the conservative forces, this fund would be spent in third countries and not within the EU, as is its aim. But today the European Parliament voted to support countries like Malta,” “Whilst we need a decisive and common policy, it is important to remember that financial support is essential when countries like Malta end up in situations that this country faced in the past months. For example, money from this fund can be used to support relocation measures from countries like Malta to other states” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst we need a decisive and common policy, it is important to remember that financial support is essential when countries like Malta end up in situations that this country faced in the past months,” “Money from this fund can be used to support relocation measures from countries like Malta to other states” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is a new era of globalisation, climate change, a shift in global powers and rapid technological innovations which are affecting our way of life,” “The reality of climate change necessitates a shift from traditional economic models to ones which are based on sustainability” External link

MaltaToday Friday, March 8, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Change won’t happen overtime but I’m convinced it will happen. And it will present us with so many more opportunities,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, March 8, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli remarked : “I spend a lot of hours at airports and on planes and have to make sure that in the days I am in Malta I cover as much ground and meet as many people as possible. It is a juggling act to ensure I give as much importance as possible to my work in the European Parliament, my work in Malta and my family,” External link

timesofmalta Friday, March 8, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli asks : “What issues do you wan me to focus on? How do you feel we can take this country to the next level?” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I come before you with a vision based on what you would like to see as a priority. The Labour government strengthened this country’s economic foundations during these six years,” “Now is the time to take the next step. The next level for Malta” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is not my campaign but the campaign of each and every one of you because these islands, and their people, deserve nothing but the best,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Are we to believe that all politicians in foreign countries are honest? We hear about Deutsche Bank, Danske Bank, Estonia, the Netherlands, but we don’t see the politicians in these countries doing the same thing the PN MEPs do with regards to Malta,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli replied : “We’re not saying PN MEPs should stop talking and I have all respect for groups analysing Malta but this should be done objectively,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli replied : “Really, you have the nerve to talk about insincerity?” “The Nationalist Party rode on a lie based on falsified documentation as its electoral campaign. Imagine if the Prime Minister was removed on a lie, imagine the instability” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “That fact that I have two young kids, aged two and five, who I have to leave behind to fly to Brussels every few days is heartbreaking, but being an MEP has its advantages. I get to shape EU law,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "I am satisfied that this report was approved despite the opposition on the part of conservative forces in the European Parliament. I look forward to continue working to ensure the necessary support so that countries like Malta are not left alone," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs when it was this government that reformed laws, which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 11, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs when it was this government that reformed laws, which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 11, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is unacceptable that there are those who want to subject Malta to rule of law talks at all costs, when it was this government that reformed laws which previous administrations had no interest in changing,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Commission ) : “Malta now has a constitutional reform committee chaired by the President of the Republic to update the Constitution. But those recommendations by the Venice Commission cannot be spun and used as a sort of basis for some claims that are included in a draft resolution that is to be presented on Monday,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Whilst the IMF is warning of a global downturn, its forecasts for Malta’s economic growth are positive,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, January 26, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I am confident things will change and in the past, we have seen industries going beyond the stipulated targets,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, January 11, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Reducing CO2 emissions will help us fight climate change, improve public health, breathe cleaner air while making sure that European industries remain at the forefront of innovation,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, January 11, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Europe has a thriving and innovative cosmetics sector, and research efforts on alternative methods have achieved impressive results,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 1, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “Modern science can be based on innovative non-animal technologies and alternatives. This is the message we wish to deliver at global level. We need the support and actions of the Commission and the Council. Therefore, in this resolution, we ask them to promote a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, December 1, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It was a positive Climate Change Conference in that it started recognizing the importance of a bottom up approach by putting at the heart of its thinking, stakeholders and citizens alike,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli déclaré : “Malheureusement, ce que nous voyons au Parlement européen, c’est un parlement qui agit en tant que juge et jury sans vraiment regarder en profondeur les faits. Ce qu’il s’est passé au cours des 4 dernières années à Malte, défie totalement l’argumentation qui faite ici au Parlement européen” External link

euronews-fr Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:06:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli insisted : “To support this major shift in investment towards clean energy we require integrated national energy and climate plans that will serve as roadmaps, identifying the required public and private investment for a clean energy transition,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : "The S&D voted for ambitious measures, with special attention being given to the transport sector. We strongly supported advanced biofuels as these could have a long-term role in reducing carbon emissions," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, October 30, 2017 9:08:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli explained : “In the future we will need mass production of clean fuels, as demand in transport will keep on growing,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Its a question of credibility and Budget 2018 has shown that the government has a credible plan with a clear vision which it will continue to implement in the coming months and years. It is this credibility that allows people to have trust in their future,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, October 23, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Much of what we agreed in committee was eliminated in plenary [on Wednesday],” “We could not support a watered-down report which can never address climate change and put us on track for what we agreed on in Paris. We agree with the system, but we want a more ambitious system that is fit for purpose” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:50:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “There is a need for renewed dialogue on access to medicines to ensure that no one is left behind. The increasingly high cost of medicines and shrinking public health budgets have seriously jeopardised affordable access to essential medicines” External link

euractiv-en Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:12:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “That is why we welcome the outcome of today's vote on this very important report since it takes important steps towards patients having access to both essential and affordable medicines and properly addressing rare illnesses. The EU can do and must do more to guarantee better access to medicines for all European citizens,” External link

euractiv-en Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:12:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I’m not justifying it, but the PN has been building up the Panama issue for its own partisan gain,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, January 29, 2017 6:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “EU citizens are feeling more insecure. This is not a supposition, this is a fact,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:57:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This is our opportunity to rise to the occasion and move away from fancy words to concrete action, which continues to build on the Paris Agreement,” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, December 14, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Air pollution knows no distance nor does it know national or European boundaries. This is our citizens’ health we are dealing with and Member States should do more to reach long term objectives. Full compliance is expected from all Member States, to ensure that our right to clean air is protected and safeguarded,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:32:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Business Aviation Association ) : “Business Aviation can be considered as a new economic niche which is gradually growing. Indeed, this sector directly employs around 3,000 persons and attracts numerous high-end clients to our shores. Hence we need to ensure there is no excessive red-tape which is hindering the growth of this sector,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Sunday, November 13, 2016 4:33:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “This strategy acknowledges that LNG and gas storage will contribute towards ending energy isolation that affects Member States such as Malta and Cyprus. This reflects a key objective of the EU’s Energy Union that all Member States should have access to liquid gas markets, as agreed in a directive adopted earlier this year,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 28, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli saying : "To be honest, I can’t understand the logic of telling women that if they want the morning-after pill they need to have a prescription from a doctor. I would have expected this committee to either say yes, you can have access to the morning-after pill, or no. It's a bit illogical to me.. I can’t understand the logic behind it" External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:05:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Maria Regina ) : "Moreover, these projects have also prompted the Government to consider the introduction of grey water treatment systems as part of its plans for the water sector. Listening to the impressive ways both Maria Regina College Mosta and the Archbishop's seminary managed to put together easy, accessible and innovative ways to conserve and preserve water was extremely interesting. These students have some really good solutions to today's challenges, and we need to do our utmost to ensure that they are heard," External link

gozonews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli concluded ( about Protection ) : “It is imperative that the Red Cross, which has for many years been an important ally of the Department of Health and that of Civil Protection, continues to be given the necessary help by the State so that it continues delivering such a necessary service in the best way possible” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Miriam Dalli explained : “At the moment, less than 40% of return decisions are being enforced. Unfortunately, this low return rate is detrimental to the legitimacy and credibility of the European Migration Policy,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “It is satisfactory that through negotiations we managed to secure a high standard document which offers stronger security safeguards and assists in the return of failed asylum seekers and those whose status has come to an end in full respect of their fundamental rights,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to see more women and girls involved in the ICT sectors. Information and communications technology is our present and future, and we cannot have whole sectors of society that are left out,” “This is why digital inclusion must take on a global approach and guarantee the digital emancipation of each and every single one of us, no matter our individual position in society. This applies to children, but also to adults that very often find it difficult to actively participate in the digital world” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli stated : "Investing in innovation can help Gozo tackle the challenges it faces due to double insularity," External link

gozonews Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : "The efforts by Gozitan entrepreneurs to help promote innovation in Gozo are commendable. Traditional sectors should modernise their practices to be able to adapt themselves to current needs. The aim of the Gozitano project to develop a gastronomic tourism niche market can further promote Gozitan traditional produce and can eventually not only result in a tourism boost for the island, but can also helps farmers and villagers to remain competitive in a sustainable way," External link

gozonews Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli outlined : “Investing in innovation can help Gozo tackle the challenges it faces due to double insularity” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, July 30, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “Malta has been discussing the issue of solidarity for years, so it is heartening to see other countries now discussing this as well,” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:50:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli says : “We definitely need a healthy informed debate on different contraceptives and their effects, including the morning-after pill. I strongly feel that the more we ignore sexual and reproductive issues the more we fuel uninformed decisions with all their side effects. I feel that many times this is what we have been doing for long,” “Ignoring such issues, does not equate to the illusion that things are not happening in our country as well. Even though the morning-after pill is not legal in Malta, women who want to have the same effect as the morning-after pill can get other alternatives. Letting things unfold in this manner means that people are not being properly informed of what their alternatives are, what the side effects on their bodies can be and what the impact of their choice actually is” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:17:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said ( about Commission ) : “Promoting and safeguarding children’s rights should be of utmost importance for the EU as stated also in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU,” “In view of this, I will continue pressuring the European Commission to make sure that children with different abilities are well integrated in our communities,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, June 17, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli added : “We require greater investments in innovative projects, quality buildings that are energy efficient, including housing for the most vulnerable families so that their energy bill will be reduced further and their living conditions are improved. Furthermore, efficient technologies need to be actively supported,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:20:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “I believe that we need to set up an EU diplomatic task-force to ensure that all possible avenues are explored and all potential situations covered and plans put in place” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “We need to have preventive measures in place which can lead to the stabilisation of the current situation. This has to be done through proper planning and commitment. We also need to to work as hard as we can to see the creation of a Libyan national unity government” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Miriam Dalli said : “In politics we can act together to being about positive outcomes. This award is only a token to show how proud we are of your contribution” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, February 8, 2015 3:29:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mep50.66%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
labour mep23.03%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
coordinator2.63%EN12/01/201701/12/2017
spokesperson for the environment0.66%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
environment coordinator1.32%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
labour party mep1.32%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
spokesperson for health0.66%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
députée européenne1.32%FR01/03/201703/01/2017
maltese labour party mep1.32%EN07/22/201622/07/2016
candidate8.55%EN05/27/201427/05/2014
journalist6.58%EN05/27/201427/05/2014
former journalist1.97%EN05/25/201425/05/2014
Names Lang Count
Miriam DalliEN93.78%
Miriam DalliMT4.98%
Miriam DalliFR1.24%
Miriam DalliPT0.00%


<<10<12345678910>>>10
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Monday, January 25, 2021

8:14:00 PM EAT


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

Kurt Farrugia said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “One of the first discussions Malta Enterprise had with minister Dalli was to push for the earliest possible repayments of this scheme. We also wanted to make sure we release this month’s wage supplement in time for the holidays so employers can rest assured they are able to cover their employees’ wages,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Alfred Vella ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I am sorry to see the university going this way which, in my modest opinion, is the wrong way. Going by this statement, I would then have expected the University to kick out MEP Miriam Dalli today. She was there mingling amongst the students, no doubt pushing herself and her party. But, of course, she was not protesting. So that is OK... a welcome part of the system! How very sad” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Joseph Muscat said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I cannot but thank [MEP] Miriam Dalli who headed this programme, which was a success,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Joseph Muscat said ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “I cannot but thank [MEP] Miriam Dalli who headed this programme, which was a success,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, June 1, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Matthew Vella says ( about Miriam Dalli ) : “When she joined the newspaper in 2010 at the start of the newspaper’s internet presence, Miriam excelled herself in the job, and she became the inevitable choice to be assistant online editor,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, January 29, 2017 1:32:00 PM EAT