Malawi launches the 2014 Human Development Report
Sep 21, 2014
The Government of Malawi in collaboration with UNDP held a national launch of the 2014 Human Development Report on 10th September in the capital, Lilongwe.
UNV facilitates donation of high-tech medical equipment at KCH again.
Jul 22, 2014
Only two years after facilitating a donation to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), United Nations Volunteer Dr. Manighandan Sivarama Krishnan has made yet another significant contribution to the institution by engaging with a businessman, Mr. Kirit Patel to donate various high-tech medical apparatus.
Malawi-China-UNDP cooperation in disaster risk management
Jul 21, 2014
Malawi is prone to climate-related disasters, especially droughts and floods, which have a considerable effect on the vulnerable population of the country. Over the last 3 years, between 1 and 2 million people have been food deficient in different parts in Malawi, despite a nationally produced food surplus.
UN trains staff on the revised Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) framework
Jul 21, 2014
The United Nations organized a Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) training on the revised framework. The training took place at the Bingu International Conference Centre, in Lilongwe. The meeting brought together almost 80 staff members from all the UN agencies in Malawi.
MBS trains staff on new accreditation standards
May 29, 2014
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has trained its staff members on the requirements of the newly published international standard of product certification called ISOIEC 17065:2012.
Bringing to light issues affecting speedy justice delivery
May 29, 2014
For democratic governance to prevail, there is need to move beyond mere procedures of democracy and establishment of democratic institutions
Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the elections in Malawi
May 24, 2014
The Secretary-General commends the people of Malawi for turning out in large numbers for the country’s first tripartite elections on 20 May.
UNDP's support for the elections in Malawi
May 21, 2014
Voters in Malawi headed to the polls on Tuesday, fifty years after the country’s independence. Over 7.4 million people were registered to vote, a 16 percent increase from the elections in 2009, and according to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), the majority were women.
Government, UN Lobbies for support on girls’ retention in secondary schools
May 20, 2014
The Government of Malawi and the United Nations have made a strong appeal for the support of girls’ retention in secondary schools in Malawi.
UNDP supports results management system for greater transparency
May 19, 2014
As part of its basket-fund support programme to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported the development of a results management software to process results from the 20th May Tripartite Elections in Malawi. An integral component of the election administration, the software was tested on May 14 and demonstrated to representatives from political parties, civil society, media, and observation groups who welcomed the initiative.