MEJN LAUNCHES A SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT TO PROMOTE GOOD GOVERNANCE IN PUBLIC DEBT CONTRACTING AND MANAGEMENT

5th August, 2021 Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) with financial support from the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has launched a social accountability project entitled “Fostering transparency and accountability in public debt contracting and management in Malawi” The project comes against a backdrop alarming increase in the country’s debt which in the 2020/21 […]

2021 SAPSN: ELEVATING JUSTICE AND EQUALITY

The Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) welcomes social movements and progressive forces to the 2021 SADC People’s Summit to be held in Lilongwe from the 17th – 27th of August. This years Summit runs under the theme “ELEVATING JUSTICE AND EQUALITY FOR INCLUSIVE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE COVID-19 ERA AND BEYOND”

VALIDATION OF PETS RESULTS IN SALIMA-MEJN

28th July, 2020 MEJN is well-grounded in the ideals of social accountability and evidence-based advocacy, using and adapting social accountability tool such as Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETs), the ability to focus on the bigger picture of development results, and pursuing social and economic accountability for better and efficient public service delivery that will ultimately […]

African Parliamentarian Network on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax (APNIFFT): Caucus Meeting

16th July, 2021 Illicit financial flows inhibits development by worsening poverty and inequalities more especially in developing countries. The illicit practices do not only worsening poverty and inequalities but also have a great potential to undermine transparency and accountability in public service delivery, deprives resources intended to address challenges citizens might run into, reduces government […]

MEJN CAPITALISES ON ENHANCING DEVELOPMENTAL STAKEHOLDERS’ SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE THROUGH EXCHANGE VISIT

1st July, 2021 Real experiences always have value and highly keep memories. One of the platforms being recognized to provide real experiences, is exchange/learning visits. The exchange visit is designed to achieve a suitable environment to learn from each other through sharing ideas, experiences and best practices. In the quest of enhancing developmental stakeholders’ skills […]

DUTY BEARERS ENGAGED IN RESOURCE GOVERNANCE-MEJN

30th June, 2021 Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) continues striving to create an environment where duty bearers fulfill their obligations and present their allegiance as stipulated in their service cycle. Its commitment is also grounded in fostering transparency and accountability in the utilization of public financial resources, ensuring that local structures are empowered for better […]

MEJN CALLS FOR A BUDGET THAT REDUCES INEQUALITIES’ GAP

8th June, 2021 ” Economic growth fails to benefit everyone in Malawi and so fighting inequalities should be the way to go!” MEJN’s Executive Director, Mrs. Bertha Phiri states during an engagement meeting which MEJN organized with Parliamentarians in Lilongwe. Inequality continues to prevail at higher rate in Malawi. The growing gap between a few […]

MEJN MESHED FAITH LEADERS IN THE COURSE OF IMPLEMENTING A “FIGHTING SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INEQUAILITIES” PROJECT IN MANGOCHI

Faith leaders at all cost, have a distinctive role to play in both community and national developments agenda.  As members and leaders of the communities, they understand the specific needs in their respective communities and are uniquely placed to respond. Evidently, faith leaders in all spheres of their operations, do not only contribute to the progress […]

BISHOP MTUMBUKA WARNS MPs AGAINST RUBBERSTAMPING THE 2021/22 NATIONAL BUDGET

The Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) has warned Members of Parliament (MPs) against the rubberstamping of the proposed 2021/22 national budget, emphasizing that the programmes and figures therein should be reflective of the social economic aspirations of all Malawians. MEJN board chairperson Bishop Dr. Martin Mtumbuka sounded the warning during an engagement with MPs on […]

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