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Alert on fake UN Jobs – July 2019

Following enquiries the United Nations Office in Malawi has received, be advised that there is an ongoing fake recruitment process in the name of the ...

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Beijing +25 Report: Malawi presents report on progress towards gender equality

11 July 2019 In preparation for the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and Adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for ...

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Commemorating International Albinism Awareness Day – 13 June 2019

Lilongwe, 13th June 2019: Today is International Albinism Awareness Day, a day designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014 to spread awareness about albinism ...

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UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief completes visit to Malawi

Press Release As flood-affected communities rebuild, Mueller urges for sustained action to address underlying causes of vulnerability Lilongwe, 12th June 2019: The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for ...

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Deputy Humanitarian Chief Concludes Visit to Countries Affected by Cyclone Idai and Calls for Increased Support to Tackle the Effects of Climate Change

Press Release (Lilongwe, 12 June 2019): At the end of a week-long mission to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to see first-hand the humanitarian response to Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...

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Further Malawian peacekeepers commended by UN Secretary-General for their “Exemplary Courage”

New York: On 24 May 2019, Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi was posthumously awarded the “Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage” by UN Secretary-General, ...

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He died so I could live: UN peacekeeper from Tanzania pays tribute to fallen colleague

24 May 2019 But for the selfless bravery of the UN ‘blue helmet’ who dragged him to safety during a firefight against Congolese militiamen, it is ...

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Secretary-General’s remarks at Captain Diagne Medal Ceremony – Day of UN Peacekeepers

24 May 2019 The world does not have many true heroes. But the late Private Chancy Chitete, of Malawi was indeed one of them and we unfortunately ...

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Secretary-General’s remarks at Wreath-Laying Ceremony – Day of UN Peacekeepers

24 May 2019 I am honoured to join you today to remember the brave women and men who have lost their lives while serving in UN ...

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UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others

24 May 2019 Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, ...

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