Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Lilongwe!
Chisomo is a Malawian NGO that works with children who are either living on or begging on the streets of Lilongwe and Blantyre. Chisomo aims to bring about long-term change in the lives of these girls and boys.
German Embassy supports Chisomo Children’s Club
The German Embassy, through its small grants programme, has been supporting the Chikolongo Fish Farm and Fence Project since its establishment in 2013. A few kilometers North of Chikolongo lies the village of Nanthomba. Here, the German Embassy supported "Children in the Wilderness" (CITW) and their Reforestation Projects at Nanthomba Primary School.
German Embassy supports environmental projects in Liwonde
Stimulated by the generous contribution of high end prizes to a raffle from Kenya Airways and Airtel Malawi visitors of a movie night at the German Ambassador's residence in Lilongwe collected 240,000 Kwacha.
A Donation to Tikondane Street Children
Germany and Malawi have concluded bilateral government negotiations on development cooperation. Following the discussions on 11 and 13 November, the German Government committed a total of 58.3 million euros (approx. 34 billion MWK) for the support of the Malawian people in the period up to 2015.
Germany and Malawi Concluded Bilateral Negotiations
Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa
On 21 May 2014 the German cabinet decided on the new Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa drafted by the Federal Foreign Office. The guidelines summarise the context, principles and focuses of Germany’s Africa policy.
Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa [pdf, 286.11k]
On 3 February 2014 the German Embassy proudly celebrates 50 years of
uninterrupted diplomatic presence in Malawi. On 3 February 1964 the first German
Consulate opened in Blantyre. On 6 July 1964, the day Malawi declared its
independence from colonial rule, the Consulate became the “Embassy of the Federal
Republic of Germany”.
50 Years of German Diplomatic Presence in Malawi
German presidency of the G7
Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels at the beginning of June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany will host the meeting of the heads of state and government. The summit will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new topics in the international context.
Further information is available on the following websites: