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  • 16 Oct 2014
    UNDP named most transparent

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been named this year most transparent donor in sharing data and information about its activities.

  • 21 Sep 2014
    Malawi launches the 2014 Human Development Report

    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.

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Withstanding crises and redressing inequalities key to Africa’s continued progress

    Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa need to intensify their battle against deprivation and prevent crises from setting back recent development advances, according to the global 2104 Human Development Report (HDR), launched here today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 22 Jul 2014
    UNV facilitates donation of high-tech medical equipment at KCH again.

    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.

  • 21 Jul 2014
    UN trains staff on the revised Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) framework

    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.

  • 21 Jul 2014
    Malawi-China-UNDP cooperation in disaster risk management

    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.

  • 29 May 2014
    MBS trains staff on new accreditation standards

    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.

  • 29 May 2014
    Bringing to light issues affecting speedy justice delivery

    For democratic governance to prevail, there is need to move beyond mere procedures of democracy and establishment of democratic institutions

  • 24 May 2014
    Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the elections in Malawi

    The Secretary-General commends the people of Malawi for turning out in large numbers for the country’s first tripartite elections on 20 May.

  • 21 May 2014
    UNDP's support for the elections in Malawi

    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.

  • 20 May 2014
    Government, UN Lobbies for support on girls’ retention in secondary schools

    The Government of Malawi and the United Nations have made a strong appeal for the support of girls’ retention in secondary schools in Malawi.

  • 19 May 2014
    PRESS RELEASE: UNDP supports results management system for greater transparency

    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.

  • 09 May 2014
    PRESS RELEASE: UNDP Supports Election Results Management System

    As part of its programme of support to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has contracted the Malawian company, Globe Computer Systems Limited, to develop the software for the election results management system. This support is paid through the UNDP administered Basket Fund that is financed by Development Partners supporting the election process.

  • 09 May 2014
    CHIDZIWITSO: Bungwe la UNDP lithandiza pa ndondomeko yowona masamalidwe a zotsatira za zisankho

    Ngati mbali imodzi ya pulogalamu yake yothandizira bungwe la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), bungwe la United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) lapereka mwai ku kampani ina ya mudziko muno yotchedwa Globe Computer Systems Limited kuti ipange makina omwe adzigwiritsidwa pa ntchito yosamalira zotsatira za zisankho.

  • 25 Apr 2014
    Malawi Government launches National Climate Change Investment Plan

    The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Environment and climate change management has set a new trend in the pursuance of creating a climate resilient society by coming up with a US 1 billion dollar investment plan in climate change.

  • 23 Apr 2014
    DFID, UNDP launches inaugural fund to boost innovative businesses in Malawi

    The private sector in Malawi has been given a vital boost for development following the launch of the Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF) at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre. The function was presided over by Ms Sarah Sanyahumbi, DFID Country Head and Ms Mia Seppo, UNDP Resident Representative in Malawi.

  • 09 Apr 2014
    DGSWAp to improve M & E systems in the governance sector in Malawi

    The Coordinating Unit of the Democratic Governance Sector Wide Approach in Malawi which is operating under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has started providing Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) support to democratic governance institutions in the country, thanks to financial and technical support from UNDP.

  • 31 Mar 2014
    Malawi Prisons Department to have a new Strategic Plan

    The Malawi Prisons Department will start a new lease of life after the Democratic Governance Sector Wide Approach Programme - under the leadership of Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs - offered to support the department finalise the development of its Strategic Plan.

  • 26 Mar 2014
    UNDP and GoM conduct inception workshop for a new climate change project

    With the rapid climatic changes the world is experiencing, it is imperative that accurate and location-specific weather forecasts are available in an effort to reduce and manage disaster risks.

  • 24 Mar 2014
    UNDP Malawi holds 2014 staff retreat

    The 2014 UNDP Malawi staff retreat was held at Club Makokola in the lakeshore district of Mangochi from 19th to 21st March.

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