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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Rising star of world music scene Lazarus is AGM special guest

13 Sep 2019

We are thrilled to announce that we will be joined at our AGM by a very special guest – rising star of the world music scene Lazarus Chigwandali from Malawi’s capital Lilongwe.

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SMP member and Malawian collaborator win prestigious emergency medicine award

13 Sep 2019

SMP member Dr Barry Klaassen of NHS Tayside Emergency Medicine Service has been awarded the prestigious William Rutherford International Award by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine together with his Malawian collaborator emergency room nurse Feggie Bodole.

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Schools' Forums kick off new school year

9 Sep 2019

The SMP kicked off the new school year with not one but two Schools’ Forums held at Knightswood Secondary School in Glasgow and the City Chambers in Edinburgh!

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Member Awards 2019 a 'memorable' occasion

6 Sep 2019

Our fourth Member Awards event at Edinburgh City Chambers in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal has been hailed as a great success.

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Scottish Government to review International Development Small Grants

30 Aug 2019

The Scottish Government is keen to share with Members of the SMP and the Alliance, its intention for there to be a review of the International Small Grants Programme.

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Malawian trade unionists to visit Scotland on disability inclusion research trip

29 Aug 2019

All SMP members with an interest in disability inclusion in the workplace are invited to attend a workshop with visiting Malawian trade unionists in September.

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Members invited to stand for election as board director

23 Aug 2019

The SMP Board of Directors has a number of vacancies that need to be filled.

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Historic milestone for dental healthcare in Malawi

23 Aug 2019

The first cohort of dental students to attend the new Bachelor of Dental Studies course at University of Malawi College of Medicine in Blantyre have been inducted.

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