The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) is an independent, government funded body set up by virtue of Chapter 456 of the Laws of Malta in January 2004.

The Commission works to ensure that Maltese society is a society free from any form of discrimination based on:

(i) sex/gender and family responsibilities, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, racial or ethnic origin, and gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics in employment; banks and financial institutions, as well as education; and

(ii) racial / ethnic origin and gender in the provision of goods and services and their supply.