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Malawi and UN Charter-based Bodies

Malawi and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2022) CAT/C/MWI/CO/1

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/MWI/CO/3-5

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/OPAC/MWI/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/OPSC/MWI/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2015) CEDAW/C/MWI/CO/7

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2014) CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1/Add.1

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2003) CERD/C/63/CO/12

>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

OHCHR in Malawi

The Senior Human Rights Adviser works with the UN Country Team (UNCT) to: integrate human rights into their programmes and activities, to develop strategies and programmes aimed at building and strengthening national capacities and institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights, and to promote human rights as a common UN value and uphold international norms and standards through advocacy and awareness-raising; Conducts situational assessments and a mapping of UNCT capacities and needs; and Supports the RC and UNCT and national partners in their engagement with international human rights mechanisms. More about OHCHR in Malawi.

Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact in Geneva, Switzerland.

Africa Branch
Tel. + 41 22 928 9360


UN Resident Coordinator’s Office
Plot 7/Area 40
P.O. Box 30135
Lilongwe 3, Malawi

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