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Malawi Commemorates International Day of Peace

Lilongwe: 25 September 2015.  Political parties, religious groupings, the youth, men and women on Friday, 25 September 2015 came together to commemorate this year’s International Day of Peace at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. The commemoration started with a big walk Read More

Small steps, big changes: Siyileni’s story

On a big reed mat in the middle of the house, Siyileni Sulawali quietly looks at her little brother Innocent. He’s just about a month old, and a bit sleepy. Mother Stellya is breastfeeding him with as much love as Read More

Shaping the Recovery of Malawi, Helen Clark’s Visit

Press Release: 19th June 2015, Lilongwe – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark today wrapped up her three day mission to Malawi. During her mission, she spoke at the official launch of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report on Thursday after which she proceeded to deliver Read More

Progress on Stunting Prevention in Malawi

4 June 2015: LILONGWE – An innovative stunting-prevention programme in Malawi is showing signs of positive results, according to a progress review taking place this week. The programme was launched in January 2014 as a pilot in Ntchisi district. It targets the first Read More

Watch How UN is Supporting Building of Resilience in Malawi

The Government of Malawi in collaboration with the United Nations and other partners, including Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), in November 2014 launched a two year project in Phalombe aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities to recurrent climatic shocks and Read More

Designing Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives: Malawi Decides

Lilongwe, 18 May, 2015 – UNDP supports countries to address the challenges of climate change. As countries transition toward climate-resilient sustainable development, UNDP assists them to prepare for, and build resilience to, the impacts of climate change. Senior government officials, Read More