Democratic governance is crucial to bringing about positive change in nations and communities. Over many years UNDP and other UN agencies have assisted Tanzanians in their efforts to improve good governance.UNDP supports governments to establish responsive institutions and methods that promote fair, inclusive elections and rule of law, with a special focus on women and marginalized groups. The UNDP support on Governance is fully anchored in the One UN plan for Tanzania UNDAP.
UNDP focus on Governance is ; supporting the improvement of election management capacities via the application of integrated systems throughout the electoral cycle, strengthening the National Assembly and the Zanzibar House of Representatives, supporting completion of the African Peer Review Mechanism and provide strategic support to governance needs in the emerging East African Community and Enhancing disaster management capacity of the government authorities and local communities to maintain an effective coordinated emergency preparedness and response. more
Projects and Initiatives
The Legislatures Support Project was designed at the request of both the National Assembly and the Zanzibar House of Representatives. The initiative builds on fours year of successful partnership support through the UNDP Deepening Democracy Project (2007-2010). This new project contributes to the capacity development goals of the National Assembly’s Corporate Plan and the Zanzibar House of Representatives Strategic Plan which set out the dimensions and priorities for the further development of the Legislaturesmore
Recognizing that successful, fair and transparent elections are critical for ensuring conflict mitigation and peace building in country like Tanzania, UNDP is supporting the government to implement a three year project with the aim of strengthening the credibility and capacity of key institutions of democracy (NEC,ZEC) to effectively implement their elections and political activitiesmore