Group Photograph of participantsGroup Photograph of participantsThe Malawi National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Department of National Records and Archives Services is running a programme to promote proper records and archives management in Malawi. As part of the programme, a two day workshop was organised to discuss how the professionals in records management and archiving can network to share experiences and access opportunities for proper records management and archiving training available in UNESCO affiliated bodies.

The workshop, which took place at Bridgeview Hotel in Lilongwe from 10 to 11December, 2018, was officially opened by the Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Services, the Honorable Everton Chimlirenji, MP.

Group PhotographGroup PhotographBetween 2017 and 2018, Malawi National Commission supported the Foundation for Arts and Culture to develop a database of cultural industries in Malawi (www.foacmw.org/index.php/database/) with the objectives of:

Facilitating greater networking and information sharing among cultural industries in Malawi and internationally; To develop capacities for management of databases on culture;