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Mission and Vision

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Vision
A vibrant Malawi culture which embraces the values of democracy and human rights

Mission
To contribute towards the protection, promotion and consolidation of good governance by empowering rural and urban communities in Malawi to be aware of and exercise their rights through research, advocacy and net-working in order to realize human development

CHRR seeks to contribute towards the realization of this vision through programmes carried out under five core activities, namely: Public Awareness and Community Empowerment, Civic and Human Rights Education, Training and Research; Advocacy, Capacity Building, and Net-working.

Core Values

  • Respect for Human Rights
  • Equality
  • Impartiality

Objectives

We strive to achieve the following objectives:

  • To empower rural and urban communities on issues of democracy, good governance, and citizens’ rights, roles and responsibilities
  • To mobilize marginalized communities and increase their voice on public policy
  • To enhance communities’ capacity to realize as well as define issues relating to community safety
  • To conduct research on specific human rights as well as publicize policy issues and disseminate findings thereon
  • To monitor, investigate and document issues of human rights infringement, with particular regard to violations of the same
  • To provide training to professional and special groups in communities relating to democracy, good governance and human rights
  • To lobby and advocate for necessary policies and legal reforms
  • To net-work with other organizations espousing similar values and objectives at national, regional, and international levels
  • To enhance CHRR’s organizational capacity for effective and efficient programme delivery

Our Board Members

  • Auda Msiska
  • Undule Mwakasungula
  • Benson Somba- Nkhoma
  • Paul Munyenyembe
  • Levie Msiska
  • Susan Kaunda
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