Past events


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SMP Members' meeting with new British High Commissioner

7 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.

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Meeting with DFID: Civil Society Partnership Review

1 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.

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Cross Party Group on Malawi

23 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.

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Scotland Malawi Partnership Education Round Table

15 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.

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Youth Congress 2016 - Edinburgh

7 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.

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Writing a Good Grant Application for the Scottish Government Small Grants Programme

2 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.

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Schools Forum - Glasgow

12 Oct 2016

On the 12th October we hosted a free CLPL session on school partnerships and global citizenship!

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SMP AGM 2016

8 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.

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