EU - Malta
Event date: 11/04/2018
Malta joined the European Union 1st May 2004 and it has been a member of the Schengen area since 21st December 2007.
Malta is a single-chamber parliamentary republic with a head of government - the prime minister - and a head of state - the president - whose role is largely ceremonial. The country is divided into 5 regions. Each has its own regional committee, which serves as the intermediary between local and national government.
There are 6 members of the European Parliament from Malta.