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Areas of Intervention

A Free, Informed & Empowered Malawian Citizenry

Why CFJ


Why Citizens For Justice
Citizens for Justice is a non-profit making organization advocating for environmental and social justice which seeks to respond to a number of emergent and recurring challenges threatening communities in Malawi. These areas emanate firstly from the drive to industrialize Malawi through the extractive industry which has posed environmental challenges, labor issues, corporate abuse and marginalization of vulnerable groups.

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CFJ Partners

Our Partners

CFJ works with local, national and international partners. As friends of Earth, Malawi CFJ belongs to the world's largest grassroots Environmental network called Friends of the Earth International. Our vision is of a peaceful and sustainable world based on societies living in harmony with nature. We envision a society of interdependent people living in dignity, wholeness and fulfillment in which equity and human and people's rights are realized.

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ADVOCACY & POLICY LOBBYING
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR CFJ
BUSINESS AND HUMA RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
ECONOMIC JUSTICE
ENVIROMENTAL JUSTICE
EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY ADVOCACY
     CAMPAIGNS
INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS & FOOD SECURITY
GOVERNANCE
SOCIAL JUSTICE

Breaking News


CFJ FILES COMPLAINT AGAINST WORLD BANK OVER PRE-PAID WATER METERS
CFJ HOSTS THE RULE OF LAW WORKSHOP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WJP
CFJ INTERVINES IN NORTHER REGION WATERBOARD'S PRE-PAID METERS PILOT

ON 22nd JANUARY 2013, THE MINING GOVERNANCE AND GROWTH SUPPORT PROJECT (MGGSP) OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED THE PROJECT FOR MALAWI

Projects Updates


CFJ CONTRIBUTES TO WORLD JUSTICE PROJECT (WJP)
09th October 2012

TRADITIONAL AUTHORITIES GATHER FOR 3rd EITI SYMPOSIUMM
27th October 2012
CFJ HOSTS ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS SYMPOSIUM
29th September 2011

Latest Reports


STA
TE OF RULE OF LAW IN MALAWI
05th March 2013
O
IL POLICY AND LEGAL AUDIT
05th December 2012
Institutional Profile


Institutional Profile
Citizens For Justice was originally established in 2005 with the aim of filling the lacunae that existed at the time, of organizations advocating for the rights of community affected by environmental issues emanating from mining activities in Malawi. CFJ initiation conception was to campaign on environmental and economic justice, this has been broadened to respond to challenges and threats to environmental justice on advocacy for maximum utilization of Malawian  resources.

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Our Values

Our Values

CFJ values intend to promote the respect for human rights through meaningful community participation with particular focus on vulnerable and marginalized groups; while advocating for accountability and transparency in programming and advocacy to promote environmental protection and sustainable utilization of resource; coordination and cooperation in Promoting sustainable livelihoods and supporting food security policies while empowering Malawians to exercise their fundamental right of the freedom.

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Our Latest Work

EITI Malawi

Driving EITI Malawi
The EITI has a robust yet flexible methodology that ensures a global standard is maintained throughout the different implementing countries. The EITI Board and the international Secretariat are the guardians of that methodology.

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Community Monitoring

CFJ conducts Extractive Audit
Sub-Sahara Africa has been ranked as a top destination by the mining, oil and gas industry, arguing that the region is in tandem with good governance principles. The reality on the ground however is different. Most Sub-Sahara African countries...

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Rule of Law

CFJ organizes Rule of Law Workshop
On the 12th March 2013 a variety of different stakeholders were invited to Capital Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi in order to hold a Rule of Law workshop. The main purpose of the agenda was to discuss the findings of the nation’s scores in the recent Rule of Law Index..

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