• 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’s global flagship for 2015 launched in Tanzania Mar 11, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Friday launched its flagship Global Human Development Report for 2015 in Tanzania. Titled ‘Work for Human Development’ the report, taking a broader view of work, examines linkages between work and human development and explores changes between job security, flexibility and demand for skills as well as issues of paid and unpaid work, including care, voluntary, creative and sustainable work.

  • 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.

  • My Volunteer Journey Dec 28, 2015

    I have always had a very strong sense of volunteerism, since when I was a kid. But it has always been confined to the less fortunate; the poor and the very sick. During my childhood we used to go and help at the Ocean Road hospital and orphanages, helping in cleaning and talking to the kids and the sick

  • Partnerships in action: UNDP Hosts Partners Consultation Conference on its New Country Programme 2016-2021. Dec 16, 2015

    UNDP hosted a partners’ consultation on 10-11 December attended by 100 Tanzanian government, donor countries, UN agencies, ADB and the WB, civil society and private sector representatives. The objective was to discuss and refine UNDP’s proposed strategy and approach for its next five-year Country Programme, as envisaged in its new Country Programme Document (CPD) 2016-2021, developed in alignment with national development priorities, the United Nations Development Assistance Plan 2016-2021 (UNDAP II) and UNDP’s global Strategic Plan (2014/17).

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