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Speech by Development Partners Representative at press conference marking end of phase one of national registration

Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi Kikkan Haugen speaking at the press conference

Speech by Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi Kikkan Haugen at the press conference marking end of Phase 1 of the mass national IDs registration campaign Honorable Minister ...

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Status of phase one of national IDs registration (actual figures per district)

MASS REGISTRATION FOR NATIONAL IDs - July 2017 PHASE 1 RESULTS (All 6 districts)   PHASE 1 TARGET POPULATION 1.76 million PHASE 1 REGISTERED POPULATION 1.68 million PHASE 1 TURNOUT 94% 1. MCHINJI   TARGET POPULATION 324, 179 REGISTERED 321,751 TURNOUT 99.30% 2. ...

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Statement on completion of phase one of mass national registration campaign

Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security NATIONAL REGISTRATION BUREAU NATIONAL REGISTRATION & IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (NRIS) PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT ON PHASE 1 MILESTONE CEREMONY by HON. MINISTER GRACE CHIUMIA M.P. 19TH JULY, ...

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FAO links smallholder farmers with agro-processors in maiden market symposium

Smallholder farmers like these can earn more through collective marketing. Photo  Credit: Mike Chipalasa, FAO Malawi.

Collective marketing and knowledge of market trends key drivers for higher prices 21st July 2017, Lilongwe, Malawi - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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First Lady engages with youth on sexual reproductive health rights and HIV prevention

Madam Gertrude Mutharika, First Lady of Malawi and President of OAFLA with 
Karim Akadiri, UNAIDS Country Director at the event. Photo Credit - UNAIDS

Malawi’s First Lady, Gertrude Mutharika, in April held her first interactive session with Malawian youth at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre where the youth presented issues ...

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Evacuation centres’ constructed in disaster prone districts

Chinese Ambassador to Malawi, H.E. Shi Ting Wang and UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Mia Seppo being briefed on the project at the site in Salima. Photo Credit - UNDP

Malawi Government has completed construction of evacuation centres in Karonga, Salima, Mangochi and Nsanje districts to host those who will be displaced by future natural ...

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UNAIDS takes HIV prevention Protect the Goal Campaign to LUANAR

Youth accessing HIV testing and counselling services at the event. Photo Credit: UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), in collaboration with the Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Mobilization (MACRO), on 8th April this ...

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