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


Scottish and UK political leaders champion importance of partnership in UN Global Goals, celebrating Scotland's links with Malawi

27 Sep 2015

Four of Scotland and the UK's most senior political leaders have today joined forces to help promote the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and recognise the strong spirit of dignified partnership which must underpin the implementation of these goals.

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SMP submits to UK Parliamentary Inquiry

11 Sep 2015

The Scotland Malawi Partnership has made a submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee’s inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Value of Kwacha drops

11 Sep 2015

The Kwacha has dropped some 23% in the past two weeks, from MK705:£ at the start of the month to MK870:£.

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Malawi: New Cabinet Announced

21 Aug 2015

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DFID Civil Society Review

18 Aug 2015

At the start of July DFID announced a thorough review of the way it engages and supports civil society. We very much encourage our members, in Scotland and Malawi, to feed into this review to help inform a closer and more constructive engagement between DFID and civic society, for greater shared impact.

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New Malawi entry fees

6 Aug 2015

Last week we reported that the new visa fees for UK nationals arriving into Malawi had been postponed to 1st October 2015. We met with the new Malawi High Commissioner to discuss this topic and have since received a number of briefings and updates.

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Malawi High Commissioner launches Mzuzu coffee at The Elephant House

29 Jul 2015

Malawi’s High Commissioner to the UK visited Edinburgh today to launch Malawian coffee at one of the city’s most famous cafes.

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Scottish Government launches third round of Small Grants Programme

14 Jul 2015

We are delighted to inform members that the Scottish Government launched the third round of its Small Grants Programme on Saturday at the Malawi Independence Celebrations.

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