1. The Bishop of Lilongwe
He is the legal holder of CCJP and the one to whom the Executive
Committee of Commissioners is answerable.
2. The Executive Committee of Commissioners
The Executive Committee is the Policy making and advisory body
for the Commission and the overseer of the implementation of the
projects and activities of the Commission. It meets quarterly
and takes part in the monitoring of activities and finances.
Professionally, the Committee has two lawyers, two Chartered
Accountants, a Banker, one Member of the Clergy, one religious
and representative from the grassroots. They serve a term of 3
3. The Secretariat
The Secretariat is headed by the Coordinator who reports to the
Executive Committee of Commissioners. The main role of the
Coordinator is to provide leadership in developing strategic
plans to achieve CCJP’s objectives and coordinate resources
towards achieving the set objectives. The Coordinator is
assisted by the core staff at the Secretariat.
4. Animators and Community Based Educators
Living together with the grassroots people are Animators and
Community Based Educators who are volunteers from different
faiths and all aspects of society. The Animators are involved
with the provision of capacity building at the community level
as well as case handling in partnership with traditional leaders
and reports all matters of human rights violations to the
Secretariat. Community Based Educators on the other hand, are
involved in raising awareness in their respective communities.
5. Members of Staff
The secretariat of the Catholic Commission
for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of Lilongwe Diocese is composed of
qualified and experienced staff who play various roles, from the
Diocesan Secretary to the Office Assistant. In order to
view the list of members of staff, please