The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the United Nations Development Programme work towards strengthened capacities in the Energy and Extractive Industries Sectors
Apr 4, 2014
Friday 4th April 2014: Today, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy and Minerals and the United Nations Development Programme in Tanzania signed a project document entitled ‘Capacity Development in the Energy Sector and Extractive Industries’ (CADESE).
UNDP and Government Sign Agreement to Support Preparations for the 2015 General Election.
Dec 3, 2013
12 March 2013 Dar-es-Salaam: The United Nations Development Programme, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) will sign today an agreement to provide USD 22.5 million support to prepare for the 2015 general election
UNDP food security report in Africa to be honored for excellence
Aug 23, 2013
The Africa Human Development Report 2012, titled Towards a Food-Secure Future, has won the 2013 HDR Award for Excellence, which honors every three years the best and most impactful Human Development Reports.
UNDP and Government Sign A Project to Support Trade Development in Tanzania
Aug 19, 2013
The United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Tanzania signed today a new project document that will help to build the necessary capacities in the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) to be able to analyze, integrate and mainstream trade in policies and strategies at the national and sub-national level.
The National Post-2015 Consultations Report- Localizing the Agenda
May 15, 2013
Tanzania completed its national post-2015 report in May 2013 after a very broad consultative process. The report comprises of key consultations across several groups in the country, including public and private sector, higher learning institutions, women, youth, and children. The broad message of the consultations is that the MDGs are still relevant as there is an unfinished business, but there is a need to go beyond MDGs to take into account new and emerging issues and aspirations.
A Steering Committee established to Address Human Rights for People Living with HIV and AIDS
May 8, 2013
In launching the preparation of a legal environment assessment to strengthen and address human rights for people living and affected by HIV and AIDS, in May 2013, the Government of Tanzania established a joint Steering Committee composed of key stakeholders from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Members of Parliaments, the Attorney General’s Chamber, other legal institutions, CSOs, development partners and the private sector.
A new Project Launched to Protect Miombo Woodlands of Western Tanzania
Apr 23, 2013
The official launch of the long awaited Miombo woodlands project took place on 23rd April 2013 at Mbola village Tabora Region, Western Tanzania. The colorful event was officiated by the Regional Administrative Secretary Ms. Kudra Mwinyimvua on behalf of the Regional Commissioner for Tabora Hon. Fatma Mwasa and Mr Titus Osundina, Deputy Country Director of UNDP on behalf of Mr. Alberic Kacou, Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative
National United Nations Volunteers getting ready to enhance awareness and peer education on HIV and AIDS in communities across Tanzania
Apr 8, 2013
The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) and Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC) have a new team of National United Nations Volunteers (NUNVs) who will be posted to serve in selected municipalities and districts across Tanzania to assist Local Councils in their efforts to combat HIV/AIDS and to strengthen community services
‘’1000 Days of Action! Consider Extractive Industries as important driver for MDGs’’.
Apr 5, 2013
While the world marks the last 1,000 days today before the deadline for achieving the MDGs, it has been explained that Extractive Industries contribution to economy should be considered as important drivers for turning natural wealth into MDGs, which are enshrined in long term economic and social development
Stakeholders recommended ‘’Universal Energy Access’’ as first priority in post 2015 agenda
Mar 19, 2013
Participants of the Regional Consultations meeting on energy pointed out ‘’universal energy access ‘as the most pressing energy issue and recommended the development of an energy access Sustainable Development Goal as the first priority