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


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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MaSP convene Strand Meetings for MDP round

7 Dec 2017

MaSP meetings held in support of the Scottish Government's Malawi Development Programme funding round.

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UK Parliament establishes Malawi All-Party Group

1 Dec 2017

MPs and Peers have come together to establish an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Malawi. The group had its inaugural AGM on the 29th November, with strong support from all the parties.

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