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


President of Malawi visits the UK

4 Dec 2015

This week the President of Malawi has been visiting London to attend the Global African Investment Summit

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House Commons celebrates Scotland-Malawi links

4 Dec 2015

Following the successful Holyrood Scotland-Malawi debate earlier this month, on Monday 30th November Patrick Grady MP led a St Andrews Day adjournment debate in the House of Commons celebrating Scotland’s links with Malawi and marking the tenth anniversary of the Cooperation Agreement.

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Scottish Parliament celebrates Malawi links

11 Nov 2015

On Wednesday 11th November the Scottish Parliament held a special debate to celebrate ten years of formal cooperation with Malawi.

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Scottish Government celebrates ten years of Malawi Cooperation

29 Oct 2015

The Scottish Government have a series of events to mark the anniversary, many of which SMP members and the public are warmly invited to attend.

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Climate Justice Round One complete

22 Oct 2015

All five projects funded in the first round of the Scottish Government’s innovative Climate Justice Fund have now been completed. Four of these five were in and with Malawi.

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Global Goals Event Funding Available

9 Oct 2015

The SMP is excited to announce funding and support to allow our members to launch the UN’s Global Goals in their own communities.

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New Visa information for Malawi

8 Oct 2015

From the 1st October, 2015 the Government of Malawi began implementing its new visa system . UK citizens are now required to obtain a visa to enter Malawi. According to the Malawi High Commission website and the Government of Malawi’s own published advice a Visa can be obtained at any port of entry into Malawi or at the Malawi High Commission in London.

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Design a Bag Competition

8 Oct 2015

To celebrate our Youth Congress in November, we're launching a 'Design a Bag' competition for our youth members!

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