Mediators of Malta
Amb. Attard-Pirotta is a Maltese diplomat with over 35 years of experience working on Mediterranean, European Union, and Commonwealth issues. She has held a number of senior positions within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Malta: between 1999 and 2002 she served as Director responsible for Bilateral Relations; she was successively appointed Ambassador to Spain, being the first women to be appointed as a bilateral ambassador resident overseas. In 2004, she was appointed Permanent Secretary within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion, becoming the first woman in Malta’s Civil Service to occupy such a post. In 2010 Amb. Attard-Pirotta was appointed Deputy Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, in Barcelona, where she was responsible for Social and Civil Affairs working on projects for underprivileged girls, with a particular focus on education, decent work, reducing youth unemployment, and improving the status of women. In January 2016 she was appointed resident Ambassador to the State of Israel.