Building a Partnership to Support Anti-Corruption and Civil Service Reform Initiatives in Malawi

Blantyre, Malawi 25 July 2022 — The Chandler Institute of Governance’s (CIG) Board Member Mr Tim Hanstad met with the President of Malawi, His Excellency Dr Lazarus Chakwera. They discussed how CIG and the Chandler Foundation can support the Government of Malawi's anti-corruption and civil service reform agendas. Mr Hanstad is also the CEO of the Chandler Foundation.

Mr Tim Hanstad, CIG's Board Member and Dr Lazarus Chakwera, President of Malawi, with senior officials from the Government of Malawi and the Chandler Foundation

Mr Hanstad was in Blantyre, Malawi for the National Anti-Corruption Conference, organised by the Malawi government. During the conference, President Chakwera announced that his administration would reactivate Malawi's participation in the Open Government Partnership.

President of Malawi, Dr Lazarus Chakwera presenting a token of appreciation to CIG's Board Member Mr Tim Hanstad

Mr Hanstad also briefed President Chakwera and senior government officials on the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI), CIG’s flagship Index which measures the quality of national governance, in 104 countries around the world.

About the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG)

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) is an international non-profit organisation, headquartered in Singapore. We believe in a world where citizens have a deep sense of trust in their governments and public institutions, and where nations are governed by principled, wise leaders supported by an effective civil service. Trust and effective governance serve as a strong foundation for national development and prosperity. CIG supports governments in building government talent, leadership and public service capabilities through training programmes, knowledge products and advisory work. We are not affiliated with any national government or political party, and we do not represent any partisan or commercial interests.

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