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Obstetric Fistula Repair Camp at Mulanje District Hospital

Alice was repaired in 2015 after living with Fistula for 66 years.

April 20th 2018: UNFPA in Malawi will once again support Mulanje District Hospital to conduct obstetric fistula repair session/camp with technical and financial support from Freedom from Fistula Foundation and International Medical Response (IMR). This is the sixth time a Read More

Buying Malawian to Build a Better Malawi

UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Maria Jose Torres, speaking at the event marking commemoration of the Buy Malawi Day

April 20th, 2018: Held under the theme “promoting Malawians Products for National Identity and Sustainable Economic Development”, Malawi celebrated its Annual Buy Malawi Day on the 13th April 2018 at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. Speaking during the Read More

Malawi holds consultations on Spotlight Initiative

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Dr. Jean Kalilani, speaking during the high-level consultations on the Spotlight Initiative in Malawi.

April 20, 2018: The Malawi Government, the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) have conducted initial high-level consultations on the Spotlight Initiative, a new global programme aimed at ending violence against women and girls. The Spotlight Initiative is Read More

UN condemns recent attacks on persons with albinism

The UN has been working with Malawi Government and other partners to end attacks and killings of persons with albinism in Malawi.

Lilongwe, April 4th, 2018. The United Nations in Malawi is concerned by the resurfacing of gruesome attacks on persons with albinism and strongly condemns the killing of Macdonald Masambuka, a young man with albinism, in Machinga District, whose body was discovered Read More

FAO Representative completes assignment in Malawi

Florence Rolle (R) wearing the chitenje cloth she received as a gift from Principal Secretary for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Esmie Kainja (L)

Lilongwe, 29th March 2018: The Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Ms. Florence Rolle, has completed her assignment in Malawi after about four and half years of tour of duty. She started her work Read More

UN Malawi Country Team engages with Development Partners

UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Maria Jose Torres (R) welcoming the Development Partners at the meeting. Photo: UN Malawi

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Malawi met with Development Partners on Friday, 23rd March 2018, in Lilongwe, where they discussed ways of enhancing their partnership for sustainable development in the country. The meeting discussed UN System’s contributions to national Read More