Latest News

Malawi should invest in community based protection systems to stop attacks on people with albinism – UN Expert

Ikponwosa Ero is the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

GENEVA (16 March 2017) – A fresh call for prompt action to protect people with albinism in Malawi is being made by a UN rights ...

Read more

Government conducts consultations on Food and Nutrition Bill

One of the participants making a contribution to the discussion on the Food and Nutrition Bill

On the 28 February, the Department of Nutrition, HIV and Aids conducted a consultation in Lilongwe on the draft Food and Nutrition Bill (2016), with ...

Read more

Adoption of constitutional amendments to minimum age of marriage and definition of a child


Press Statement: Lilongwe, 17 February 2017. The United Nations in Malawi would like to congratulate the Government of Malawi and all stakeholders who contributed on 14 ...

Read more

Investing in the resilience of small farmers ensures food security and strengthens nations, IFAD President to tell leaders of Mozambique and Malawi

President of IFAD, Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze will visit Malawi from 1 to 3 February 2017

Rome, 27 January 2017 – Investing in the resilience of smallholder farmers is more important than ever if we are to maintain the food security ...

Read more

UN Child Rights Committee to review Malawi

GENEVA (24 January 2017) – Children’s rights in Malawi will be reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on 30 and ...

Read more

Speech by the UN Resident Coordinator on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is commemorated annually on 3 December around the world. The theme for this year’s International Day is “Achieving 17 Goals ...

Read more