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


Annual Faith Links Newsletter Launched

27 Feb 2018

We are excited to launch our new annual Faith Links Newsletter just in time for our #BuyMalawian2018 campaign in March! We know how important our faith community is to our Scotland-Malawi links, so this Newsletter provides information as to how our faith-based members can participate in the Buy Malawian challenges, as well as updates from a few of our members, and useful resources and information! Download our PDF copy now!

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Scotland-Malawi Video Competition

23 Feb 2018

Are you planning your school trip to Malawi in the next few months? Are you passionate about filming and photography? Why not share your experiences with us and win exciting placements with leading media outlets in Scotland? Young people across Scotland are invited to create a video, no more than 90-seconds long, about Scotland’s friendship with Malawi.

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School visit rescued after last-minute visa issue

16 Feb 2018

A long-planned UK visit of pupils and teachers from St Patrick’s Minor Seminary in Rumphi, as part of their partnership with St Benedict’s High School, was rescued from near-cancellation after a heroic effort by both schools, the UK Government, the Scotland Malawi Partnership and our sister network the Malawi Scotland Partnership.

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Scottish Parliament: MSP’s support Malawi Links

18 Jan 2018

MSPs from parties across the Scottish Parliament used the 16th January debate on the International Policy Framework and Priorities 2018 to celebrate and support the Scottish Government’s continuing work with Malawi and Scotland’s wider civic links.

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Jack Thompson Memorial in Malawi

18 Jan 2018

The remains of Jack Jabulani Thompson Jere were laid to rest on 16th January 2018 at a moving ceremony that took place at Njuyu CCAP mission in Ekwendeni Mzimba in the northern part of Malawi.

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Scottish Government draft budget maintains international development

15 Dec 2017

On the 14th December 2017 the Scottish Government presented its draft 2018-19 budget to the Scottish Parliament.

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STA TRAVEL and SMP partnership

14 Dec 2017

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between the Scotland Malawi Partnership and STA Travel.

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SMP Activity and Impact Report released

7 Dec 2017

As a transparent and member-led network, every six months the Scotland Malawi Partnership (SMP) publishes a report on its activities and impact.

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