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Switzerland commits to improving the lives of youth through vocational skills

31.05.2019 — Press release Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland today launched the first phase of its Skills for Employment in Tanzania (SET) programme in Dar es Salaam. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will contribute 24 million US Dollars (55 billion Tanzanian Shillings) over a period of 12 years to support the Government of Tanzania in addressing the labour market relevance, quality and accessibility of vocational skills development.


Local artists to raise environmental awareness

09.05.2019 — Press release Tanzania
Switzerland awards over TZS 170 million to five local organisations and groups in its efforts to contribute to a diverse and inclusive arts and culture sector in Tanzania. The theme for the 2019 Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) culture call for proposals - My Trash, My Treasure - aims at encouraging environmental consciousness through art.


Switzerland at the side of Tanzania to strengthen accountability

22.03.2019 — Press release Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland in Dar es Salaam through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has launched the third phase of its Social Accountability Programme (SAP) which provides support to key national Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) who are working to improve accountability in Tanzania.



Call for Proposals: My Trash, My Treasure

07.01.2019 — Local news Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland in Dar es Salaam is calling for proposals for its annual arts and culture fund. The primary focus for this funding stream is to contribute to a more diverse and inclusive arts and cultural sector that provides livelihood opportunities and encourages the creative use of art for social transformation and development.


Swiss National Day celebrated in Dar es Salaam

06.08.2018 — Article Tanzania
The national day of Switzerland was celebrated in Dar es Salaam with an official reception hosted by the Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Florence Tinguely Mattli, on the first day of August.



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.

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