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Friday, 07 November 2014 13:31

Malawi - United Kingdom

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi and Britain share a long history dating as far back as the 1800s when the British Missionaries came to Malawi.  For 73 years from 1891 to 1964, Nyasaland (Malawi) was a British Protectorate.

Upon her independence in 1964, Malawi and Britain established diplomatic relations, and Malawi also became a member of the Commonwealth.  The relations have been cordial from the beginning, as characterized by exchange of State Visits by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who visited Malawi in July, 1979 and His Excellency Ngwazi Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda who reciprocated the visit to Britain in April, 1985. 

 

 

To date, relations between the two countries remain cordial

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 13:21

Malawi - Switzerland

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Switzerland and Malawi maintain diplomatic relations with each other on non-residential basis.  Malawi’s Embassy in Brussels is accredited to Switzerland. The Embassy of Switzerland in Harare is accredited to Malawi.  

 

 

 

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 13:09

Malawi - Finland Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi established diplomatic relations with Finland on non residential basis in 1986. The Malawian Ambassador accredited to London, UK, is also accredited to Finland, while the Finish Ambassador to Lusaka, Zambia, is also accredited to Lilongwe.

 

COOPERATION WITH MALAWI

The two countries have been cooperating in economic and technical support sectors, especially through the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and the African Union (AU) in areas of forestry and fisheries. 

 

 

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 13:05

Malawi - Germany Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Relations between Malawi and Germany date back to the 1960s.

 

COOPERATION WITH MALAWI

Germany has over the years assisted Malawi by providing funding in various areas ranging from primary education; rural health facilities; family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention; micro, small, and medium scale enterprise promotion; animal health; horticulture; and consolidation of democracy.

Since 2007, Germany has, in coordination with other donors, aligned its assistance to the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy in education; health; and democratic decentralization.

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 12:50

Malawi - Sweden Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi and Sweden have enjoyed a cordial relationship. Malawi maintains diplomatic ties with Sweden, on non residential basis, Malawi’s High Commission to London is also accredited to Sweden, and the Swedish Embassy to Zimbabwe, is accredited to Malawi. 

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 12:46

Malawi - Norway Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi became a priority country for Norwegian development co-operation in 1997.

 

 

Norway continues to assist Malawi in various respects, and has over the past years worked closely with other development partners in coordinating such assistance.

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 12:42

Malawi - Iceland Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Relations between Malawi and the Republic of Iceland started in the 1970’s and formal diplomatic relations between Malawi and Iceland were established on 13th August, 1998.

 

COOPERATION WITH MALAWI

Iceland has been cooperating with Malawi through the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) which established its office in Lilongwe, Malawi in 1999.  Cooperation has concentrated in the development of Marine resources including strengthening of policy formulation and coordination and human resources development; aquaculture development’ and small scale social projects.

 

ICEIDA’s technical cooperation with Malawi is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Development Cooperation between the Government of Malawi and the Icelandic Republic, which was signed in 1997.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 12:34

Malawi - Austria Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Austria and Malawi enjoy cordial diplomatic relations, which date back to 1964.

 

COOPERATION WITH MALAWI

The two countries also interact cordially in the context of the international multilateral fora, such that they have supported each other in numerous candidatures in the United Nations. Austria is a very important strategic partner for Malawi, mainly in the area of tourism, and academic partnerships.  

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 12:31

Malawi - Albania Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Albania, then the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania in June 1985 at Ambassadorial level and on non-residential basis. 

 

Friday, 07 November 2014 13:34

Malawi - Vatican Relations

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BILATERAL RELATIONS

Malawi and the Vatican have enjoyed cordial relations for many years. The highlights of these relations include the visit to Malawi in 1989, of  Pope John Paul II; and the visit to the Vatican by Malawi’s former President, Bakili Muluzi and Later President Bingu wa Mutharika.

 

Location and Contacts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
P.O. Box 30315
                Capital City,  Lilongwe 3

                Malawi

Tel: +265 1 789 088/789 115
Fax: +265 1 788 482/789 112

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