Sustainable Energy Financing Key to Bright Future for Africa’s Poorest Countries
Dec 6, 2016
Access to finance is vital for Africa’s poorest countries to develop sustainable energy initiatives and build renewable power capacity, which would contribute to ending poverty, empowering women and building resilience
The Second Edition of the African Human Development Report (2016) is Launched in Tanzania
Nov 29, 2016
On the 21st of November 2016, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) launched the Africa Human Development Report 2016 whose theme is "Accelerating Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Africa"
UNDP Facilitates NGOs Proposal Writing Workshop on Gender, Climate Change and Energy in the Context of SDGs
Nov 2, 2016
The UNDP Tanzania’s Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and Resilience pillar recently held a proposal writing workshop with the aim of capacitating NGOs to integrate gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the climate change and energy projects
Launch of the Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) Initiative In Tanzania
Jul 11, 2016
On Monday 11th July 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, officially launched Tanzania’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative
UNDP stands ready to assist youth empowerment in Tanzania
Mar 10, 2016
UNDP along with other UN agencies and development partners said they were prepared to apply their experience and expertise to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful participation in the development agenda.
International Women’s Day 2016: Planet 50-50 by 2030
Mar 8, 2016
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate progress toward ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls, and to renew and reinvigorate commitments to achieve gender equality.
UNDP officials attend Solutions Alliance Roundtable in Brussels
Feb 25, 2016
On February 9-10, two UNDP officials including Awa Dabo, Country Director for Tanzania together with a government delegation attended the second Solutions Alliance Roundtable that was held in Brussels, Belgium. The roundtable is an inclusive forum acting as a catalyst for mobilising development and humanitarian actors to provide durable solutions for the growing numbers of refugees and internally displaced people.
Statement by The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of UNDP, 24th February 2016
Feb 24, 2016
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Founded in 1966, UNDP now works in some 170 countries and territories to help eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities and exclusion.
Taking stock of the HDR experience in Eastern and Southern Africa
Feb 22, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supported by the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), organized a four-day regional workshop in Dar es Salaam aimed at enhancing the national human development reporting process throughout different countries in the East and Southern Africa region.
Reflections as UNDP observes 50th Anniversary
Feb 16, 2016
Through its strong relationship with the Government, UNDP has also supported the country in achieving its national development objectives. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) especially drove progress in several important areas: income poverty; access to improved sources of water; primary school enrollment and child mortality.