Malawi Independence Day: Joint Malawi CPG-APPG meeting

6 Jul 2020

Westminster’s Malawi All-Party Parliamentary Group and Holyrood’s Malawi Cross Party Group are coming together for a cross party (and cross Parliament) digital meeting, to mark Malawi Independence Day.

Monday 6th July 2020

17.30 – 18.30 UK time (18.30 - 19.30 Malawi time)

Zoom (digital meeting)

Click here to book your place.  There will be a limited number of public places available to facilitate maximum involvement from Parliamentarians.

The meeting will have three main agenda items:

  1. 23rd June Malawi Presidential Election: With key election observers and analysts in Malawi giving a briefing on the results of the 23rd June Presidential election. Speakers include: Dr Sunduzwayo Madise Dean of the School of Law at Chancellor College, Election Observer, and Commissioner in the Malawi Human Rights Commission.  Other speakers in this section TBA.
  2. Covid-19 in Malawi: Briefings from Malawi on the  impact and spread of Covid-19 in Malawi, and UK-Malawi cooperation to fight the virus.  SpeakersProfessor Mwapatsa Mipando, Principal of the School of Medicine, Blantyre, and Professor Paul Garside, Dean for Global Engagement (Africa & Middle East), University of Glasgow.
  3. DFID-FCO Merger: Analysis of the possible impact of the UK Government’s decision to merge DFID with the FCO on the UK’s work with Malawi

We look forward to confirming further details about speakers on this page in the coming days.