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

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DFID consultation: “UK Aid Connect” (building consortia)

2 Feb 2017

DFID is seeking input to the final stages of design of its new UK Aid Connect programme which aims to support consortia-led innovation and collaboration between CSOs, think tanks and the public and private sectors to solve key challenges in development. Members can email their ideas and input up to the 7th February.

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New British High Commissioner: Chichewa Video Message!

26 Jan 2017

Holly Tett has wasted no time since arriving in Malawi as the new British High Commissioner in getting her Chichewa up to scratch. She has released a three-minute video entirely in Chichewa, in which she sets out her priorities in this post.

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Scotland Street Coffee sends girls to school in Malawi

23 Jan 2017

We're delighted to announce that sales of Scotland Street Coffee will support girls' education in Malawi.

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Scottish Global Health Collaborative soon to be launched

19 Jan 2017

Working with our members and partners, the Scotland Malawi Partnership has been helping establish new systems to increase coordination of effort in Scotland’s global health work. This began with a request from SMP members through the SMP’s Health Forum for more practical support for those working to in the NHS to be able to volunteer internationally.

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MSPs welcome SG International Development Strategy

12 Jan 2017

On the afternoon of the 11th January, the Scottish Parliament had a “Welcoming Global citizenship” debate to scrutinize the Scottish Government’s new international development strategy. It is a point of immense pride to Scots that international development continues to enjoy strong unambiguous all-party support.

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Ten recommendations for the implementation of the SG International Development Strategy

6 Jan 2017

Just before Christmas 2016 the Scottish Government launched its new international development policy, ‘Global Citizenship: Scotland’s International Development Strategy’. The Scotland Malawi Partnership strongly supports this new Strategy.

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Ten things we love about the new Scottish Government International Development Policy!

6 Jan 2017

Just before Christmas 2016 the Scottish Government launched its new international development policy, ‘Global Citizenship: Scotland’s International Development Strategy’. The Scotland Malawi Partnership strongly supports this new Strategy.

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Funding announced for sport projects in Malawi

5 Jan 2017

Comic Relief teams up with Scottish Government to improve the economic wellbeing of women and girls in Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda.

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