FOREIGN RELATIONS

AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST DIRECTORATE

      The Africa and Middle East Directorate manages Malawi’s relations with countries and intergovernmental bodies based in Africa and the Middle East. It coordinates the implementation of the Malawi Foreign Policy and the Diaspora Engagement Policy which aim at maximizing Malawi national interest in the region. Malawi has a total of eight (8) Diplomatic Missions in Africa namely: Mozambique; Zambia; Tanzania; Zimbabwe; South Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; and Egypt and it hosts residential missions of seven (7) African countries namely: Egypt, South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and Nigeria. In the Middle East, Malawi has an embassy in Kuwait and a consulate in Dubai. Malawi also hosts representative offices of some regional and continental organisations such as the AU, COMESA and Africa Development Bank.    

 

For more information about the Malawi Missions in Africa and Middle East, visit the following websites:

Malawi Embassy in Cairo, Egypt

Malawi Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa

Malawi High Commission in Lusaka, Zambia

Malawi Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique

Malawi High Commission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Malawi Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Malawi Embassy in Kuwait City, Kuwait   

Malawi Consul General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

 

AMERICAS DIRECTORATE

      The Americas Directorate manages Malawi’s relations with countries in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, and intergovernmental bodies that are based in that part of the World. Malawi has two (2) diplomatic missions in the Americas namely Brasilia (Brazil) and Washington  in the United States of America (USA), and a Permanent Mission to the United Nations based in New York. The Directorate coordinates the implementation of the Malawi Foreign Policy and the Diaspora Engagement Policy which aim at maximizing Malawi national interest in the Americas region. Brazil and USA have resident diplomatic missions in Malawi. The World Bank and the United Nations (UN) also have resident missions in the country.

 

For more information about the Malawi Missions in Americas, visit the following websites:

Malawi Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil

Malawi Embassy in Washington, USA

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malawi To The United Nations

 

 

 ASIA, AUSTRALIA AND PACIFIC DIRECTORATE

     The Asia, Australia and the Pacific Directorate manages Malawi’s relations with countries and intergovernmental bodies in that region. The Directorate coordinates the implementation of the Malawi Foreign Policy and the Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy in Asia, Australia and the Pacific region. Malawi has resident Missions in China, India and Japan and all the three countries also have their resident Missions in Malawi.

 

Malawi Embassy in Tokyo, Japan

The Malawi Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, mainly facilitates development cooperation, trade, investment, technical cooperation.

The Mission supports the transfer of high level technology.

It also serves as a base for Malawi’s management of bilateral relations with Australia, Brunei, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, South Korea, and other Pacific Island countries on a non-residential basis.

 

 

For more information about the Malawi Missions in Asia, Australia and Pacific, visit the following websites:

Malawi Embassy in New Delhi, India

Malawi Embassy in Tokyo, Japan

 

 

EUROPE DIRECTORATE

The Europe Directorate manages Malawi’s relations with countries in the European region, and intergovernmental bodies that are based in that part of the World. It coordinates the implementation of the Malawi Foreign Policy and the Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy, which aim at maximizing Malawi’s interests and promoting mutually beneficial relations with European countries. Malawi has four (4) diplomatic missions in Europe, based in Berlin (Germany), London (United Kingdom), Brussels (Belgium), and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malawi to the United Nations in Geneva (Switzerland). The following five (5) European countries have resident missions in Malawi: The United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Germany and Norway. The European Union (EU) also has a resident mission.

 

For more information about the Malawi Missions in Europe, visit the following websites:

Malawi High Commission in London, UK

Malawi Embassy in Brussels, Belgium

Malawi Embassy in Berlin, Germany