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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Mzuzu Library Donation arrives

17 May 2016

The University of Strathclyde's container of books, furniture and equipment has arrived at Mzuzu University, establishing an interim library after the university library was destroyed by fire last December.

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2016 Manifesto analysis

21 Apr 2016

In January 2016, together with the Network of International Organisations in Scotland (NIDOS) and the Scottish Fair Trade Forum, we submitted six manifesto asks to the five political parties currently represented in the Scottish Parliament. We look to publically share with our members relevant information from each of the manifestos of these five political parties in advance of the May 2016 Holyrood election.

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SMP Roadtrip 2016

20 Apr 2016

We're touring the country hoping to meet as many members as possible to ask what YOU want US to do for the next three years.

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Brewgooder: Scotland-Malawi Brewdog Craft Beer!

20 Apr 2016

Congratulations to Brewgooder, our newest SMP member, on breaking their £50,000 crowdsource target to create the world's first craft beer funding clean water projects.

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Malawi Cabinet Reshuffle

13 Apr 2016

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Change of British High Commissioner to Malawi

13 Apr 2016

The FCO have announced that the British High Commissioner to Malawi, Mr Michael Nevin, will be leaving this post in September 2016, transferring to become the High Commissioner to the Republic of Iceland.

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Scotland Street Coffee to Support Malawian Smallholders & Enable Education for Girls

30 Mar 2016

In a collaboration between Scotland and Malawi, international best-selling author, Alexander McCall Smith, CBE is championing a new coffee, the sales of which will support small-holder farmers in Malawi and enable girls there to receive a secondary school education.

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Scottish Government funds Development Education Centres

23 Mar 2016

The Scottish Government has today announced £300,000 of funding for Scotland's six Development Education Centres to continue for another year, to March 2017. These six centres do a power of good supporting Scottish schools to teach topics around international development and good global citizenship.

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