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Statement on UN-marked vehicles in Malawi

Lilongwe, 6th January 2020 The UN issues its statements exclusively through its official web-pages, including www.un.org and www.mw.one.un.org. We thank the media and general public for checking ...

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UNRC Remarks at the National Prayers for Peace, Upholding Rule of Law and Religious Co-existence

UNRC Remarks at the National Prayers for Peace, Upholding Rule of Law and Religious Co-existence

Programme for National Prayers for Peace, Upholding Rule of Law and Religious Co-existence Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC), Lilongwe 14 December 2019 Closing Remarks by UN Resident Coordinator: ...

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Human Rights Day Statement by the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Malawi, Maria Jose Torres Macho

Human Rights Day Statement by the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Malawi, Maria Jose Torres Macho

Today we celebrate the heart of why the United Nations was formed – Human Rights. The foundation of the United Nations in 1945 remains just ...

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Eliminating Gender Based Violence is Possible

Eliminating Gender Based Violence is Possible

Today, 25th November, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day for countries and individuals ...

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UNHCR registers over 41,000 people in congested Dzaleka Refugee Camp

UNHCR registers over 41,000 people in congested Dzaleka Refugee Camp

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has registered a total of 41,109 refugees and asylum seekers in Dzaleka Refugee Camp, located in Dowa district. The ...

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Jalo Primary School gets easy access to clean water

Jalo Primary School gets easy access to clean water

Jalo Primary School is situated in Nkhotakota district, northern Malawi, and is home to 2,155 students (1,103 girls and 1,052 boys). In summer, the school ...

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Giving children hope through Children’s Corners

Giving children hope through Children’s Corners

Chikondi Children’s Corner is a colourful and vibrant Children’s Corner in Mchinji District. It has an exciting playground, with jungle gyms and swings, as well ...

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Building Awareness of Skills Training Options for Girls

Building Awareness of Skills Training Options for Girls

A TEVET student at DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School, Beatrice Alfred, has urged girls to choose technical education if they want to be financially independent. Alfred ...

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Strengthening Technical College’s Approach to Creating Safe Learning Environment

Strengthening Technical College’s Approach to Creating Safe Learning Environment

Technical colleges across the country will now have guidelines for addressing misconduct, particularly forms of gender based violence. In the past, TEVET colleges had different approaches ...

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Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls launched

Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls launched

On 17th October 2019, UN Women launched the Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls in Malawi in Lilongwe. The aim ...

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