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Switzerland supports Tanzania’s anti-corruption battle

13.12.2017 — Article Tanzania
Recent surveys show that the Tanzanian public feels that the level of corruption in the country has decreased. These are positive developments, also for Switzerland, which is supporting the Government of Tanzania’s anti-corruption agenda with a number of different activities.


Human Rights Day 2017

10.12.2017 — Media release Tanzania
In exactly one year from today, on 10 December 2018, Switzerland together with the international community will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which 70 years after its adoption, remains of unequivocal relevance. Human rights are a necessity for our societies, an invaluable ingredient to boost peace and stability and to foster sustainable development. Human rights are at the heart of the values represented by Switzerland and its political model, which is founded on the principles of democracy, non-discrimination, gender equality, peaceful coexistence, and mutual respect among people having different religious, linguistic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Switzerland calls upon its partners to join it in making this Human Rights Day 2017 a day of unequivocal relevance for the promotion and the protection of human rights.



3rd National Biomass Energy Workshop

03.11.2017 — Local news Tanzania
The SDC-supported Transforming Tanzania’s Charcoal Sector (TTCS) project held the 3rd National Biomass Energy Workshop on 3rd November, 2017.  The theme for the workshop was ‘Towards a National Forest Policy that Promotes Natural Forest Values and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods in Tanzania.’


SDC partner reflects on progress towards social accountability

30.10.2017 — Article Tanzania
On 20 and 21 September, Policy Forum held its first reflection workshop in Morogoro that brought together key stakeholders from the Northern Zone. The discussions focused on approaches and sustainability of social accountability in Tanzania.



Swiss National Day Celebrated in Dar es Salaam

04.08.2017 — Article Tanzania

The Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania marked the 726th National Day with the Swiss community together with Tanzanian and Foreign Guests on Tuesday, 1st August 2017.



Artists unite in fight against corruption

22.06.2017 — Article Tanzania

The National Museum and House of Culture in Dar es Salaam hosted a half-day anti-corruption training workshop for artists on 19 June. The workshop, which was facilitated by the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), aimed at educating artists on the Corruption Act and on the use of art as a tool to fight corruption.


Ambassador visits youth employment project

20.06.2017 — Article Tanzania

The Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Florence Tinguely Mattli, visited the Opportunity for Youth Employment (OYE) project in Dodoma Region on 12 June. During her visit, the Ambassador paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Hon. Antony Mavunde.


Local foundation sharpens skills of cartoonists

12.06.2017 — Local news Tanzania

The Nathan Mpangala Foundation (NMF) held a three-day workshop between 7 and 9 June to strengthen skills of young artists in the art of editorial cartoons. The training took place at the Nafasi Art Space, a contemporary art centre and creative hub in Dar es Salaam.


The power of Arts and Culture in fighting corruption

26.05.2017 — Media release Tanzania

The Embassy of Switzerland in Dar es Salaam through its Swiss Development Cooperation office has awarded a total of $87,000 (over TZS 190 million) to five local organisations in support of promoting a vibrant arts and cultural sector in Tanzania. The theme for this year’s Call for Proposals, Fighting Corruption through the Arts, aimed at supporting the ongoing anti-corruption efforts of the Government of Tanzania.

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