Coronavirus – Malawi: Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Malawi
On the eve of presidential elections in Malawi scheduled to take place tomorrow, the Secretary-General calls on all political actors and stakeholders to renew their commitment to credible and peaceful elections, while observing all preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19.
The Secretary-General underlines the importance of refraining from violence and hate speech, and of upholding human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The Secretary-General reiterates the support of the United Nations to the people and Government of Malawi in their efforts to consolidate peace, democracy and sustainable development.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.