SMP Members' meeting with new British High Commissioner7 Dec 2016
We were delighted to welcome Holly Tett to Scotland as part of her induction as incoming British High Commissioner to Malawi. During this visit Holly and Nancy Benham (FCO Malawi Desk Officer) took part in a round-table meeting with SMP members.
Meeting with DFID: Civil Society Partnership Review1 Dec 2016
On 1st December 2016 SMP and NIDOS member met with senior DFID representatives, along with fund manager MannionDaniels, to discuss the outcomes of DFID’s Civil Society Partnership Review.
Cross Party Group on Malawi23 Nov 2016
We were delighted to support a meeting of the Scottish Parliament's Cross Party Group on Malawi on the 23rd November which looked specifically at faith-based links between Scotland and Malawi.
Scotland Malawi Partnership Education Round Table15 Nov 2016
The Scotland Malawi Partnership hosted an education roundtable meeting in December 2014 which brought together key stakeholders engaged in both the delivery of education projects in Malawi and development education work in Scotland. Feedback suggested this was a useful opportunity to share experience and facilitate joint-working between these groups. It was agreed that the SMP would look to periodically bring these stakeholders together to continue these discussions and so hosted a second Education Round Table on 15th November 2016.
Youth Congress 2016 - Edinburgh7 Nov 2016
We held our 4th Youth Congress in Edinburgh on Monday 7th November with over 350 students coming together to celebrate Scotland-Malawi links.
Writing a Good Grant Application for the Scottish Government Small Grants Programme2 Nov 2016
On 2 November we held a joint training session with NIDOS, with expert fundraiser Judith Lowes on how to make your grant application the strongest it can be, how to develop a credible and effective budget that fully covers your costs, and how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls.
Schools Forum - Glasgow12 Oct 2016
On the 12th October we hosted a free CLPL session on school partnerships and global citizenship!
SMP AGM 20168 Oct 2016
180 organisations and individuals with Malawi links joined us for our 2016 AGM on Saturday 8th October at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre.