News & events

We hold regular networking and information events aimed at promoting the relationship between Scotland and Malawi.

We are happy to promote other events and share positive news about Scotland's link with Malawi. We also regularly update this page with recent funding news.

If you have an interest in Malawi and want to meet others who do too you are most welcome to attend any of our events below.


Our news

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Give us your feedback and get a FREE bag of Mzuzu coffee

26 Mar 2020

Give us your feedback for the chance to win a bag of Mzuzu coffee. We would be grateful if members could take a few minutes to complete our annual online Member Needs and Impact Survey

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Covid-19 - The mood in Malawi - an update from Vera, CEO of MasP

26 Mar 2020

An update on COVID-19 and Malawi from Vera, CEO of our sister organisation MaSP.

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The SMP Schools Program and school closures in Scotland

19 Mar 2020

With schools and nurseries (link to SG website) set to close the by the end of the week, the SMP is committed to continue to support your school's link to Malawi and young people's interest in the partnership between the two countries.

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EMMS International Chifundo project success

EMMS International Chifundo project success

16 Mar 2020

Edinburgh-based charity, EMMS International , is tackling pain and hunger in Malawi. Our Chifundo project, meaning “compassion”, has already helped 6,618 people in Malawi to access pain relief, quality care and food support. Over and above this, 26,472 family members have also benefitted from these essential services.

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Coronavirus: UK Government advises against all but essential travel to Malawi

16 Mar 2020

On the 15th March the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) started advising against all but essential travel to Malawi. This is due to quarantine measures. Malawi is, understandably, establishing for those visiting from 17 countries affected by COVID-19.

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Support services for Scotland-Malawi links affected by Coronavirus

16 Mar 2020

We recognise that a number of members have had to postpone upcoming visits to Malawi as a result of Coronavirus and the FCO’s latest travel advice, and that this may present challenges both for Scotland-Malawi links and the Malawi travel and tourism sector.

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We're recruiting! Join us as an Intern (part time)

13 Mar 2020

Youth, Heritage and Culture Intern (Part-time)

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Scottish MPs pledge Scotland-Malawi commitments

10 Mar 2020

23 Scottish MPs, from three political parties, have contacted the SMP to express their support for five key Scotland-Malawi commitments.

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