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.
Malawi Embassy in Berlin, Germany
The Malawi Embassy in Berlin, Germany, facilitates development, trade, investment, and tourism cooperation; and cultural relations. The Mission also serves as a base for Malawi’s management of bilateral relations with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, The Holy See, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine on a non-residential basis.
Malawi High Commission in London, UK
The Malawi High Commission in London, UK, facilitates development cooperation; trade, investment and tourism cooperation; training; and consular matters. The Mission also serves as a base for Malawi’s management of bilateral relations with Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden on a non-residential basis. It also facilitates Malawi’s participation in multilateral diplomacy in the Commonwealth.
Malawi Embassy in Brussels, Belgium
The Malawi Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, mainly facilitates multilateral diplomacy in the context of the European Union (EU), the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation(UNESCO). The Mission also serves as a base for Malawi’s management of bilateral relations with Andorra, France, Italy, Luxemburg, Monaco, and the Netherlands on a non-residential basis.
Malawi Embassy in Geneva, Switzerland
The Malawi Embassy in Geneva, Switzerland, mainly facilitates Malawi’s multilateral diplomacy in the context of the following organisations: UN, ILO, IOM, ITU, UNCTAD, UNHCR, WEF, WHO, WMO, WTO. The Mission also serves as a base for Malawi’s management of bilateral relations with Cyprus on a non-residential basis.
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