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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Stand for Election: SMP Board

16 Aug 2018

We invite Members to consider standing for election to the SMP’s Board of Directors at the 6th October 2018 AGM.

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Scottish Government funding to support health and education in Malawi

14 Aug 2018

More than £11 million is being provided to support local projects in Malawi focused on health, education, economic development and renewable energy.

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The Thompson Scholarship Fund

6 Aug 2018

In recognition of the lifetime work of Jack and Phyllis Thompson in Malawi and Scotland and their lifelong contribution to education in Malawi, we're pleased to launch the Thompson Scholarship Fund.

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Scottish Government Small Grants Programme now open

2 Aug 2018

International Development Organisations based in Scotland can now apply for funding through the Scottish Government’s International Development Small Grants Programme which opened today.

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Malawi choir to perform at Edinburgh Military Tattoo

31 Jul 2018

A choir from Edinburgh will take centre stage at this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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CDC Group increase work with Malawi

13 Jul 2018

This week the CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, launched its 2017 Impact Review and a new website showcasing the human impact CDC investments are having.

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Patrick Grady raises visa concerns in House of Commons

6 Jul 2018

Patrick Grady, MP for Glasgow North, has raised the issue of visas in Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development in the House of Commons this week.

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New International Development Minister

6 Jul 2018

Ben Macpherson MSP has been announced as the new Minister for Europe, Migration, and International Development.

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