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Lilongwe International Mayors’ Forum advocates for sustainable and inclusive cities

A participant at the Mayors Forum in Lilongwe

Over 100 mayors, leaders and representatives of local governments from around the world, convened in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe city from 16th to 18th ...

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Inclusive elections central to democracy

Malawi Law Society President Dr. Mwiza Nkhata speaking at the Malawi Law Society Annual Dinner and Dance.

May 22nd, 2018: Malawi Law Society President Dr. Mwiza Nkhata has said the State has a critical role to play in promoting gender equality through ...

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UN urges for conflict-sensitive reporting ahead of Malawi’s 2019 elections

UN Resident Coordinator Maria Jose Torres talks with  MBC Director General Aubrey Sumbuleta during her visit. Photo Credit: MBC/2018

May 22nd, 2018: The UN Resident Coordinator Maria Jose Torres has urged media houses to encourage conflict-sensitive journalism, saying this will help promote peace and ...

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UN Women Executive Board visit to Malawi

UN Women Executive Board Members visiting Mwaiwathu Women Fruit Juice Factory in Salima.

On 11th May 2018, The UN Women Executive Board visited Malawi for the first time. Mandated by the Decision 2017/8, the UN Women Executive Board ...

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Journalists awarded for SDGs reporting on Press Freedom Day in Malawi

UN Resident Coordinator Maria Jose Torres speaking at the media awards event.

May 8th, 2018: Malawi commemorated the World Press Freedom Day on 4th and 5th May 2018 with a call to enhance the role of the ...

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UN expresses concern over recent incidents in the early stages of the electoral process

UN Resident Coordinator for Malawi, Ms. Maria Jose Torres Macho

Lilongwe, May 9th, 2018. The UN in Malawi is concerned about several recent incidents taking place at the beginning of the electoral period. Of concern ...

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