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


First Minister announces pilot project to reduce rates of early and child marriage in rural Malawi

12 Feb 2019

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a new pilot project to reduce rates of early and child marriage in rural areas of Malawi, as part of a further Scottish Government partnership with UN Women.

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Video opportunity: Do you have an inspiring story?

1 Feb 2019

Do you have an inspiring story, or a message you think could be powerfully conveyed through video?

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Malawian Youth Climate Leaders meet Scottish Government Ministers

25 Jan 2019

MaSP and 2050 Climate Group shared experiences of the Malawian Youth Climate Leaders project with Scottish Government Ministers on 24th January.

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Safeguarding Question Time at the Gathering

18 Jan 2019

Scotland’s International Development Alliance will host “Safeguarding Question Time”, on Thursday 21st February from 1.30 – 2.30 pm at SCVO’s annual ‘The Gathering’ at SECC Glasgow.

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Disability Mainstream Training in Malawi

31 Dec 2018

Free disability mainstream training workshops will be run in each region of Malawi in January and February 2019.

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SMP members invited to feed into UK Visas inquiry

21 Dec 2018

SMP, are invited to feed in their views and experiences relating to the issuing of UK visas in advance of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Malawi.

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Emily Cooper: 'We left Malawi with more than just friends - we left with a family'

21 Dec 2018

Mary Erskine School S5 student Emily Cooper reflects on the school’s recent biennial trip to The Edinburgh Girls’ High School in Malawi.

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Malawi and Scotland: Together for Sustainable Development report launches

14 Dec 2018

We are pleased to release the full official Conference Report from the Malawi and Scotland: Together for Sustainable Development conference in Lilongwe.

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