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Mass registration for national IDs underway

UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo interacting with a registration officer and a Malawian citizen registering for a national ID at Nalubva School in Salima.

July 3, 2017. The mass registration exercise, launched on May 24th this year, is estimated to have, by end of June, registered over one million Malawians to receive national identity cards. With support from the United Nations and other development Read More

Protecting lives of persons with albinism

UN Women handing over bicycles to persons with albinism and community policing forums (Photo Credit - UN Women Malawi).

In response to continued discrimination, attacks and recent killings of persons with albinism, the UN in Malawi sustained its support towards promoting and protecting the rights of people with albinism through March and May 2017. In March 2017, the UN Read More

Parliament launches caucus on population and development

UNFPAs Humphreys Shumba briefing the first Lady on UNFPA supported programmes. Photo Credit - UNFPA.

Malawi Parliament on April 27th launched the first Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development which will advocate for the population agenda in Parliament. Over 80 Members of Parliament (MPs) committed to be members of the caucus at the launch which Read More

Govt applauds UN girls’ education support

WFP Country Representative Coco Ushiyama briefing the Chief Secretary to Government Lloyd Muhara and other participants on the UN Joint Girls Education Programme (JPGE) in Salima. Photo Credit - WFP.

The Chief Secretary to Malawi Government, Lloyd Muhara, on May 11th visited Demera Primary School in Salima to appreciate implementation of the UN Joint Programme on Girls Education (JPGE) supported by the Royal Norwegian Government. Muhara said the programme, which Read More