International Mountain Day

Malawi celebrates IMD with hiking, engaging youth


The government of Malawi is planning a comprehensive celebration of International Mountain Day 2019 for 11 December. The Mulanje District will celebrate the day with the hiking of Mount Mulanje, art performances and competitions, presentations by youth groups, a press briefing, and a roundtable discussion. The day will be important for raising awareness of the value of Malawi’s mountains to local communities and the national economy, and the threats that mountains currently face.