Campaign encouraging women to apply for senior UN Peace Operations positions

DAR ES SALAAM, March 16 2018-Currently 28% of internationally-recruited staff in UN Peace Operations are women. The UN System-Wide Gender Parity Strategy sets a goal of 2028 to close this gender gap. The Department of Field Support manages rosters of pre-cleared candidates for possible fast-track selection in UN Peace Operations. However, currently only 32% of rostered candidates for field mission profiles are women. #MyImpactStory

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For tips on preparing your application, please refer to the following articles.
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human rights came into being in 1948.  This year 2018 is the 70th anniversary.  UNIC Dar es Salaam is promoting the knowledge of the articles among people in Tanzania.

On the occasion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turning 70, we are collecting video recordings of as many articles of the Declaration as possible in as many languages as possible. Help us spread the word!
#StandUp4HumanRights #RightsOutLoud
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DAR ES SALAAM, March 8, 2018: Yong LI, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Wednesday signed a joint declaration to strengthen the cooperation between the United Republic of Tanzania and UNIDO in building industry and infrastructure.

The declaration supports the implementation of the Country´s Development Vision 2025;  the Zanzibar Vision 2020;  the Sustainable Industrial Development Plan, and its Integrated Industrial Development Strategy 2025 (IIDS 2025).
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Wakati ni Huu Sasa: Wanaharakati wa Vijijini na Mijini Wako Tayari Kubadili Maisha ya Wanawake

Tamko la Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,Wakati ni Huu Sasa: Wanaharakati wa Vijijini na Mijini Wako
Tayari Kubadili Maisha ya Wanawake

Msaidizi Mwandamizi wa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa yaani UN Under-Secretary-
General na Mkurugenzi Mtendaji, Shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa Linaloshughulikia Maswala ya
Wanawake, tamko kwa ajili ya Siku ya Kimataifa ya Wanawake mwaka 2018
Mada ya mwaka huu inavutia maisha ya kusisimua ya wanaharakati wanawake ambao shauku
na kujitolea kwao vilitwaa haki za wanawake katika vizazi na vizazi, kwa ufanisi juhudi zao
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Statement for International Women’s Day 2018 by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

This year’s theme captures the vibrant life of the women activists whose passion and
commitment have won women’s rights over the generations, and successfully brought change.
We celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and
justice, recognizing the tireless work of activists who have been central to this global push for
gender equality.
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New York, 8 March 2018-We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before. From Latin America to Europe to Asia, on social media, on film sets, on the factory floor and in the streets, women are calling for lasting change and zero tolerance for sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination of all kinds.

Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world. Continue reading