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April 01, 2014 | Africa: Malawi

Malawi government partners with Special Olympics Malawi.

By Mr Peter Mazunda

A highlight of the African Leaders Forum on Disability was the official signing of the first ever national protocol agreement between a Special Olympics program and its National Government. The agreement between the Government of Malawi and Special Olympics Malawi was signed and witnessed by Her Excellency, President Joyce Banda, Special Olympics Chairman, Dr Tim Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics Malawi, Mr Peter Mazunda and Special Olympics Malawi athletes, Ms. Mphatso Chipwanya , Mr. Innocent Chilonge and Mr. Chisomu Matenje. Special Olympics will work with the Ministry of Gender, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Sports, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Disability to create a better environment for people with an intellectual disability in Malawi.

About Mr Peter Mazunda : Special Olympics Malawi National Director

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