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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New Global Health Volunteering Report Launched

19 May 2017

The SMP was delighted to help launch the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s report Global Citizenship in the Scottish Health Service: the value of international volunteering.

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Kathy Wright joins Scotland Malawi Partnership

19 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that Kathy Wright will be starting work with the Scotland Malawi Partnership from 5th June 2017 as Member Services Manager, succeeding Charlie Bevan.

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Scottish Government Small Grants Programme results

29 Mar 2017

The Scottish Government have released information about the projects funded in the fourth Small Grants Programme funding round.

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UK Parliament releases ‘UK Aid Allocation of Resources’ report

28 Mar 2017

The Scotland Malawi Partnership welcomes this IDC report and actively supports all its key findings, most especially that: DFID is effective in its work; that the UK Government should continue to commit 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to official development assistance (ODA); that UK Aid should continue to be driven primarily by poverty alleviation rather than benefit to the UK.

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DFID announce Small Charities Challenge Fund

20 Mar 2017

On the 20th March 2017 Priti Patel, Secretary of State for International Development, announced a new Small Charities Challenge Fund for charities with less than £250,000 income working internationally.

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Malawi Scotland Partnership meets Countess of Wessex

17 Mar 2017

The Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP), our sister network in Malawi, was delighted to meet HRH Countess of Wessex, GCVO Vice Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust to celebrate the Commonwealth Day.

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Fairtrade Fortnight

27 Feb 2017

Today’s the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight. We can enjoy two fantastic weeks when community groups, schools, businesses, NGOs and faith groups all come together to show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food, often in developing countries like Malawi.

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#BuyMalawian2017 Campaign launched

22 Feb 2017

Excited to have launched the #BuyMalawian2017 campaign, to encourage Scots to buy Malawian products in celebration of the birthday of David Livingstone, the Scottish explorer who began the special relationship between the two nations more than 150 years ago.

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