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SMP Launch 2017-18 Activity and Impact Report

1 Jun 2018

This report aims to keep members briefed and engaged on the work of the Partnership through the year and our progress against the outputs, outcomes and impact of our 2017-20 Strategic Plan.

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President of Malawi visits Scotland

27 Apr 2018

The President of Malawi visited Scotland this week to pay tribute to the country's strong links with Malawi.

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Scotland and Malawi sign new Partnership Agreement

27 Apr 2018

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and President Peter Mutharika of Malawi have signed a partnership agreement to commit both governments to development cooperation across areas such as health, education, human rights, governance and social enterprise.

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FCO Malawi Travel Update

26 Apr 2018

Authorised civic marches and demonstrations will take place in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu on Friday 27 April 2018, starting at 7.30am and lasting until around midday. If you’re travelling in these cities you should anticipate and plan for significant road and transport disruption, both along and close to the authorised routes:

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Mangochi District Hospital Fire

20 Apr 2018

We are sorry to learn of the fire at Mangochi District Hospital on the morning of 15th April which seems to have destroyed the integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) block. We are in contact with the hospital and other organisations locally.

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Josephine Mpango: Scotland-Malawi CHOGM Ambassador

13 Apr 2018

As part of Scotland’s Year of Young People, the SMP is delighted to have Josephine Mpango as our ‘Scotland-Malawi Youth Ambassador’ at the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

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Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III

5 Apr 2018

The President of Malawi has launched the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III. This is Malawi’s fourth medium-term national development strategy, and will guide all development work 2017-2022.

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ScotGov Small Grants Announced

5 Apr 2018

The Scottish Government have announced the results of their Small Grants Funding Round, with six of the twelve funded projects supporting work in Malawi!

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