Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter Conference



Welcome to the Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter Conference! Join us at The Xara Lodge for a day filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and workshops focused on promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learn from industry experts, share best practices, and connect with like-minded professionals. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a movement towards a more inclusive society. See you there!

 CORE Platform

CORE Platform is an independent non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting, debating, raising awareness of, and spreading the principles of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Social Responsibility. It serves as a platform for dialogue and knowledge-sharing among its members, associates, civil society, and other stakeholders at both national and international levels. CORE Platform has developed and initiated the Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter, representing Malta on the EU Platform of Diversity Charters. Additionally, CORE Platform is the official National Partner for CSR Europe.

 Mission & Vision

The Malta Diversity and Inclusion Charter Conference, scheduled for May 2024, is driven by a clear and comprehensive set of objectives that aim to not only raise awareness but also actively promote and instigate meaningful change in the realms of diversity and inclusion (D&I). With the participation of approximately 200 HR Professionals, including esteemed stakeholders and advocates, these objectives underscore the event’s significance and its potential to catalyse transformative action.

 Our Values

CORE Platform revolves around 3 main pillars. Creating Awareness, Collaboration, & Training. We strive to attain these goals through multiple local and International projects in collaboration with a number of International public and private partners.  The Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter is one of these projcets.



Passionate Neurodiversity Consultant dedicated to fostering inclusive environments in workplaces and educational institutions. 

Dr Roberta Metsola

President of the European Parliament,  emphasised Parliament’s commitment to diversity, gender equality and guaranteeing women’s rights. 

Antonello Gauci

Antonello Gauci

CEO of Inspire Foundation, & an administrator of The Alfred Mizzi Foundation, The Ladybird Foundation, Dar il Hena Foundation, & CORE Platform.



09:00 – 09:30: Breakfast & Registration
09:30 – 09:40: Opening Remarks by Helga Ellul President Core Platform.
09:40 – 09:50: MDIC Vision & Mission – Julian Dingli Executive CORE Platform
09:50 – 10:00: Intervention by EU Commissioner For Equality – Helena Dalli.
10:00 – 10:50: Keynote Address + Q&A: Joseph K Muscat – Neurodiversity
10:50 – 11:20: Networking Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:05: Panel Discussion: “DEI Best Practices: Insights from Leading Organizations” led by APS Bank
12:05 – 12:30: Keynote Address + Q&A: EP President Dr Roberta Metsola
12:30 – 13:30: Networking Buffet Lunch
13:30 – 14:25: Panel Discussion + Q&A: “Government Initiatives and DEI: A Collaborative Approach” led by Human Rights Directorate
14:25 – 15:15: Keynote Address: Antonello Gauci – Inspire CEO
15:15 – 15:25: Closing Remarks – The Secretariat for Reforms & Equality.
15:25 – 16:00: Commitment Ceremony. (Malta Diversity & Inclusion Charter endorsement by public-private and civil society organizations)