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Swiss Development Cooperation in Tanzania - Key results 2016/17

23.06.2018 — Press release Tanzania
The Swiss embassy in Dar es Salaam is proud to present this summary report, which demonstrates some of the remarkable results that have been achieved in Tanzania through programmes, projects and partnerships that were (co-) financed by the SDC in 2016/17. 

Switzerland committed to continued support in fight against Malaria in Tanzania

01.05.2018 — Article Tanzania
On 25 April, Switzerland joined the Government of Tanzania and other partners to commemorate World Malaria Day in Kasulu, Kigoma. Since 2002, Switzerland through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supports the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in the nationwide deployment of high quality malaria control interventions.

Call for Proposals: Think it over! - Empowering Young Girls through the Arts

16.04.2018 — Press release Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland in Dar es Salaam is inviting applications from individuals, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), social enterprises and public bodies for its annual arts and culture fund. The primary focus of this funding stream is to contribute to a more diverse and inclusive arts and cultural sector that provides livelihood opportunities while promoting dialogue and exchange.

Farewell to the Baldegg Sisters

05.04.2018 — Article Tanzania
On 26 March, the Embassy of Switzerland organised a tree-planting event to pay tribute to three Baldegg sisters for their work and life commitment to the most vulnerable people in Tanzania. The three sisters, Sr. Winfrieda, Sr.Josephata and Sr. Stefanie, have returned to Switzerland after more than 50 years of service. The orange trees, planted in the Embassy’s gardens, will remain a living memory of their presence in Tanzania.

Francophonie Week - A true marathon of cultural events and activities!

29.03.2018 — Article Tanzania
The Francophone community in Dar es Salaam celebrated the “Semaine de la Francophonie” between 16 and 25 March. To promote the common values of the Francophonie and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Embassy of Switzerland organised a film screening and discussion in partnership with the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH). A strong Swiss Embassy’s team participated with enthusiasm in the Football Tournament!

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 — Press 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.

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