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Food Situation Worsens for Refugees in Malawi; Urgent Support Required

Food Situation Worsens for Refugees in Malawi; Urgent Support Required

WFP News Release 6 August 2019 FOOD SITUATION WORSENS FOR REFUGEES IN MALAWI; URGENT SUPPORT REQUIRED LILONGWE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Malawi is ...

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Statement on Assignment Termination Report relating to 2019 elections in Malawi

Statement on Assignment Termination Report relating to 2019 elections in Malawi

Lilongwe, 6th August 2019 As part of the electoral technical support provided by the UN/UNDP to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), UNDP carried out the procurement ...

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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

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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Malawi needs to up AIDS fight despite progress

Malawi needs to up AIDS fight despite progress

Despite achieving important progress in fighting HIV and AIDS, Malawi needs to seize available opportunities to reduce new infections and address the pandemic, including through ...

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Marriage law needs strict implementation to end child marriage in Malawi

Marriage law needs strict implementation to end child marriage in Malawi

A report on traditional practices in Malawi has recommended strict implementation of the Marriage and Family Relations Act if the country is to win the ...

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Spotlight pools local media power to end gender-based violence

Spotlight pools local media power to end gender-based violence

The Spotlight Initiative, a new programme aimed at ending violence against women and girls, has partnered with a network of journalists to leverage their influence ...

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Spotlight pilot phase improves access to justice for violence survivors

Spotlight pilot phase improves access to justice for violence survivors

Access to justice for victims of gender-based violence in two of the six districts targeted by the Spotlight Initiative in Malawi is improving following implementation ...

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Commemorating International Albinism Awareness Day – 13 June 2019

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

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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