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New Visa information for Malawi

8 Oct 2015

From the 1st October, 2015 the Government of Malawi began implementing its new visa system . UK citizens are now required to obtain a visa to enter Malawi. According to the Malawi High Commission website and the Government of Malawi’s own published advice a Visa can be obtained at any port of entry into Malawi or at the Malawi High Commission in London.

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Design a Bag Competition

8 Oct 2015

To celebrate our Youth Congress in November, we're launching a 'Design a Bag' competition for our youth members!

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SMP take part in the Dizzy Goals Challenge

7 Oct 2015

We want to raise as much awareness as possible in Scotland and Malawi for the UN's Sustainable Development Goals - but we need your help! Film your own Dizzy Goal and share it with us!

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Scottish and UK political leaders champion importance of partnership in UN Global Goals, celebrating Scotland's links with Malawi

27 Sep 2015

Four of Scotland and the UK's most senior political leaders have today joined forces to help promote the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and recognise the strong spirit of dignified partnership which must underpin the implementation of these goals.

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SMP submits to UK Parliamentary Inquiry

11 Sep 2015

The Scotland Malawi Partnership has made a submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee’s inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Value of Kwacha drops

11 Sep 2015

The Kwacha has dropped some 23% in the past two weeks, from MK705:£ at the start of the month to MK870:£.

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Malawi: New Cabinet Announced

21 Aug 2015

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DFID Civil Society Review

18 Aug 2015

At the start of July DFID announced a thorough review of the way it engages and supports civil society. We very much encourage our members, in Scotland and Malawi, to feed into this review to help inform a closer and more constructive engagement between DFID and civic society, for greater shared impact.

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