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CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER! JOIN US AS WE CONGRATULATE MARGARET SAPEZEKA ON HER PROMOTION TO THE POSITION OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

Margaret Sapezeka is a young woman aged 26. She has recently been promoted to the position of Executive Director for Community Initiative for Social Empowerment (CISE). Until her promotion, she was working as the Deputy Executive Director. Community Initiative for Social Empowerment πŸ…²πŸ…ΈπŸ†‚πŸ…΄ is one of the highest performing youth organisations affiliated with the National Youth Council of Malawi. The organisation is based in Mchinji District.

In 2016, Margaret was nominated by the National Youth Council of Malawi (NYCOM) as one of the two Youth Representatives in Malawi Partnership Forum (MPF), a position she still holds.  MPF is an advisory body to the Malawi National AIDS Commission (NAC) Board of Commissioners, comprising of high profile decision makers drawn from all the key HIV and AIDS sectors and constituencies. It plays a critical role in planning …
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Domestication and Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malawi

Youth after assessing progress made towards the domestication and implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malawi.

Youth consider SDGs as an opportunity for Malawi to move into a middle income country and end poverty.
They also recognize the efforts by the Malawi Government in actualizing the SDGs through the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS lll) and other policies.

They are aware that these SDGs need to be achieved by 2030.

 However, there are worrying observations made in building the momentum for the SDGs so that citizens and young people need to benefit.
Awareness among citizens and stakeholders is very low and this will affect ownership and partnershipsMany district Councils have not yet started integrating SDGs in Development Implementation Plans and Budgets.High levels of poverty and unemployment pose a great threat in achieving the SDGsCorruption and abuse of public resou…