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


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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Scotland Malawi Partnership joins ‘Partnership for Change’

14 Dec 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Scotland Malawi Partnership has joined the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

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Friendships between Scotland and Malawi celebrated at Christmas Tree Festival

7 Dec 2018

A Scottish charity providing access to education for secondary school girls in Malawi marks 25-year anniversary in true Christmas style.

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Have your say on #BuyMalawian 2019

26 Nov 2018

The SMP is planning our next #BuyMalawian campaign and it would be great to hear from members on what you would you like the SMP’s priorities to be in 2019.

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Concern over NGO (Amendment) Bill

23 Nov 2018

A number of civil society orgainsations (CSOs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Malawi have expressed concern at the NGO (Amendment) Bill which is currently tabled in the Malawi National Assembly. We are keen to keep members briefed.

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Scotland Malawi Partnership: Activity and Impact Report

22 Nov 2018

April to September 2018 was another busy and productive period for the Scotland Malawi Partnership.

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Scottish MPs call for improvements to UK visa system

20 Nov 2018

Scottish MPs, led by Patrick Grady MP, have highlighted serious and systemic problems in the way those invited to the UK are treated when applying from countries such as Malawi.

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