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APM Lectures Africa on Inclusive Policy Making for Development

State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says Africa needs home-grown and evidence-based policies to directly confront and address its deep rooted challenges such as poverty, inequality as well as corruption.


Audience With the United States Ambassador and Deputy Assistant State Secretary

On 13th April 2016, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Honourable Francis Kasaila, M.P., had an audience with the United States Deputy Assistant State Secretary, Mr Todd Haskell and Her Excellency Virginia Palmer, US Ambassador to Malawi.


Wildlife Crime, a Detriment to Social and Economic Growth- APM

Protection of wildlife and nature is a core function that supports economic growth through opportunities found in key sectors that survive on biodiversity, says President Arthur Peter Mutharika.


Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Meets Heads of Mission Resident in Malawi

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon Francis Kasaila on 14th April 2016 held an interactive Quarterly meeting with Heads of Mission Resident in Malawi.


His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika Appoints Kasaila as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him, by section 94 (1) of the constitution of the Republic of Malawi, made some changes to the cabinet with effect from 7th April 2016. In this regard, it pleased His Excellency Professor...


Malawi and South Africa Holds the 3rd Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC)

Malawi and South Africa held the 3rd Session of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) in Lilongwe, from 6th to 7th April, 2016. The JCC meeting evaluated the bilateral relations and cooperation between Malawi and South Africa.


His Excellency Mr. Robert Dufter Salama, Presents His Letters of Credence

His Excellency Mr. Robert Dufter Salama, presented Letters of Credence to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Mr. Michael Møller as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Malawi to the United Nations Office at Geneva and to other international organizations on 11th...


His Excellency the President Professor Peter Mutharika Meets Her Excellency Madam Graca Machel

On March 9, 2016, His Excellency the State President Professor Peter Mutharika, had an Audience with her Excellency Madam Graça Machel, UN SDG Advocate and Founder of the Graça Machel Trust.


Malawi Missions Abroad

 Malawi Embassy to Belgium

 Malawi Embassy to Brazil

 Malawi Embassy to China

 Malawi Embassy to Egypt

 Malawi Embassy to Ethiopia

 Malawi Embassy to Germany

 Malawi High Commission to India

 Malawi Embassy to Japan

 Malawi High Commission to Kenya

 Malawi Embassy to Kuwait

 Malawi High Commission to Mozambique

 Malawi High Commission to South Africa

 Malawi High Commission to Tanzania

 Malawi High Commission to United Kingdom

 Malawi Permanent Mission to United Nations

 Malawi Embassy to United States of America

 Malawi High Commission to Zambia

 Malawi Embassy to Zimbabwe

 Malawian Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa


Malawi Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs acts as a link between Malawi and the rest of the world including multilateral organizations. It is  responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the foreign policy of the government of the Republic of Malawi.


High quality foreign service that contributes to an economically advanced and secure Malawi

Mission Statement

The Mission statement for Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation  to formulate and implement a foreign policy that promotes and safeguards Malawi’s interests with emphasis development diplomacy.

The Ministry developed in 2000, Malawi’s first written foreign policy that comprehensively sets out the direction the ministry should follow in its efforts towards the socio-economic development of the country.

The Foreign Policy reiterates the maintenance of Malawi’s territorial integrity, security and sovereignty, sustenance of economic growth and development, protection of human rights, democracy, fundamental freedoms and the environment. While pursuing traditional diplomacy, Malawi’s Foreign Policy emphasis is on development diplomacy, aimed at promotion of trade, investment and tourism through active participation in bilateral, regional and multilateral cooperation agreements.

In Pictures

  • Malawi Scotland JPCC
  • Malawi Scotland JPCC
  • Courtesy Call on the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon
  • Malawi Scotland JPCC
  • Malawi Scotland JPCC
  • Presentation of letters of credence
  • Presentation of letters of credence
  • Presentation of letters of credence
  • Presentation of letters of credence

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Location and Contacts

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


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

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