Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Lecture on “The New Global Development Agenda and Malawi” Delivered at the Malawi National Assembly Lilongwe, MalawiJun 18, 2015On Thursday, June 18, Helen Clark delivered a lecture at the Malawi National Assembly. The lecture was attended by the Speaker of the Malawi National Assembly, Hon. Nsowoya, the Minister of sports and culture Hon. Grace Chiumia, Members of Parliament, UNDP officials and the media.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visits Malawi – 17th to 19th June 2015Jun 15, 2015Lilongwe, 14th June 2015 – Helen Clark, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will travel to Malawi for a three day visit from Wednesday to Friday this week (17th – 19th June, 2015). Ms. Clark, a former Prime Minister of New Zealand, is also Chairperson of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG)—a committee consisting of heads of all UN agencies, funds, programmes and departments working on development issues.
UN stepping up humanitarian efforts in Malawi’s flood-hit areasJan 23, 2015The United Nations, working with a wide range of partners on the ground, has stepped up its support to the Government of Malawi as it works to save lives and bring food, medicine and other vital supplies to flood-affected areas.
Modernization in least developed countries requires economic diversification and more jobs, new report saysNov 27, 2014A major shift in policies aimed at upgrading and diversifying the economic structure of least developed countries (LDCs) into more sophisticated and higher value-added products is being proposed by UNCTAD in its publication, The Least Developed Country Report 20141.
Government of Malawi and United Nations launch resilience projectNov 13, 2014Press release on the launch of UN joint project aimed at building resilience of vulnerable communities to recurrent climatic shocks and enhancing their productivity to achieve food and nutrition security
African Economic Conference 2014: Knowledge and Innovation Critical for Africa’s TransformationNov 3, 2014Decision-makers and business leaders, economists and academics from across the globe meet here today for the annual African Economic Conference (AEC). The meeting will last until 3 November and allow them to discuss how to harness knowledge and innovation for the continent’s economic transformation.
Statement by RC Mia Seppo on UN Day 2014 and 50 Years of UN in MalawiOct 24, 2014Malawi’s commemoration of 50 years of independence and 20 years of multi-party democracy coincides with 50 years of UN operations in the country. This is an opportunity to reflect on progress and challenges in Malawi’s development journey.
UNDP named most transparentOct 16, 2014The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been named this year most transparent donor in sharing data and information about its activities.
Malawi launches the 2014 Human Development ReportSep 21, 2014The 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, 2014Only 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.