MHRC conducts Disability Rights Awareness Campaigh.
The Malawi Human Rights Commission recently conducted a series of sensitization meetings on the rights of persons with disabilities with emphasis on the rights of children with disabilities. The workshops were conducted in selected districts in all regions in Malawi. People who attended the workshops were enlightened of human rights, rights of persons with disabilities and legal and policy frameworks existing with the aim of promoting rights of persons with disabilities.The workshops were organised with funding from the UNDP and UNICEF .
President Muntharika Lead the 2015 International Human Righs Day Commemoration.
President of the Republic of Malawi, Prof. Arthur Peter Muntharila joined and lead Malawians at the 2015 International Human Rights Day Commemoration. The event was held at Masintha Ground in Lilongwe which was cerebrated under the theme 'Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always". Several stakeholders including donor partners were in attendance. The event started with a solidality march which started from the Commission's Offices to Masintha Ground and was lead by Malawi Police Brass Band. Read More
President Peter Muntharika Appoints 6th Cohort of MHRC Commissioners.
The Malawi Human Rights Commission has now been relieved in Policy and Strategic Direction following the Swearing-In of the recently appointed Commissioners by the President of the Republic of Malawi, Prof. Peter Muntharika. The Swearing-in ceremony was held on 12th November, at the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Headquarters and was precided over by the Minister of Justice and Consitutional Affairs, Hon. Samuel Tembenu..Read more..
Expert Meeting on Moratorium on the Death Penalty conducted.
Malawi Human Rights Commission in conjunction with United Nations in Malawi on 12th November, 2015 organized an expert meeting on Death Penalty in Malawi. The meeting was held at Capital Hotel, Lilongwe and was officially launched by the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Samuel Tembenu. The meeting attracted both local and international experts in Law and other stakeholders concerned..Read more..