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
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.
Malawi Government launches National Climate Change Investment Plan
Apr 25, 2014
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.
DFID, UNDP launches inaugural fund to boost innovative businesses in Malawi
Apr 23, 2014
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.
DGSWAp to improve M & E systems in the governance sector in Malawi
Apr 9, 2014
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.
Malawi Prisons Department to have a new Strategic Plan
Mar 31, 2014
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.
UNDP and GoM conduct inception workshop for a new climate change project
Mar 26, 2014
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.
UNDP Malawi holds 2014 staff retreat
Mar 24, 2014
The 2014 UNDP Malawi staff retreat was held at Club Makokola in the lakeshore district of Mangochi from 19th to 21st March.