REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) WORKSHOP IN DAR ES SALAAM

By Geraldina Mwita

Dar es Salaam. May 17, 2017. The United Nation Information Centre- UNIC Dar es salaam participated in the capacity building  workshop targeting African Youth for Engagement, Accountability and Monitoring of the sustainable development goals. This workshop was about educating the Tanzanian youth about the sustainable development goals. Continue reading

Security Council Press Statement on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

New York, May 22, 2017- The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the most recent ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 21 May 2017. The members of the Security Council expressed their utmost concern over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic missile launch in violation of its international obligations under United Nations Security Council resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), and 2321 (2016).
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Radio is You: Commemoration of World Radio Day 2017

Dar es salaam, February 13, 2017-World Radio Day was commemorated at the Open University of Tanzania on 13 February, 2017. The theme of this year was, “Radio is You: Consultation with Community Radio Practitioners on the Role of the Media in Promoting Development.”
The Minister of Information, Culture Arts and Sports, Hon. Nape Nnauye officiated the occasion in which he called upon the community media to produce radio content that will not only focus on their locality but also on the wider Tanzanian public with the intent of unifying the nation.
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SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON SYRIA IN ASTANA

NEW YORK, 31 January, 2017-the members of the Security Council heard the briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Mr. Staffan de Mistura, and reiterated their support for the United Nations’ efforts to facilitate the lasting political settlement of the Syrian crisis through an inclusive and Syrian-led political process that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people. Continue reading

FEDHA KUTOKA CANADA ZATUMIKA KUTOA MSAADA WA FEDHA TASLIMU KWA MAELFU YA WAKIMBIZI NCHINI TANZANIA

Taarifa ya Pamoja kwa Vyombo vya Habari

KASULU,TANZANIA-31 Januari 2017 – Baadhi ya wakimbizi wanaoishi katika Kambi ya Wakimbizi ya Nyarugusu, Magharibi mwa Tanzania wameanza kupokea fedha taslimu kutoka Shirika la Mpango wa Chakula Duniani (WFP) katika hatua za awali za kubadilisha mfumo wa sasa wa kuwapatia chakula kila mwezi. Wakimbizi wapatao 10,000 sasa wanapokea fedha taslimu kama sehemu ya mradi wa majaribio wa miezi mitatu. Mradi huu unafadhiliwa na nchi ya Canada kupitia mchango wake wa Dola za Canada 500,000 (Dola za Marekani 385,000) kwa WFP. Continue reading

Press conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at the African Union Summit

30 January 2017, Addis Ababa-Ladies and gentlemen of the media, thank you very much for your presence.

I am extremely happy with the results of my contacts during this African Union Summit. I think we have created the conditions to establish a new higher platform of cooperation between the African Union and the UN. Continue reading

Secretary-General’s remarks to the African Union Summit [as delivered]

 Addis Ababa, 30 January 2017

“Your Excellency Mr. Idriss Deby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad and Chairperson of the African Union,

Your Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission,

Excellencies,

All protocol observed,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am honoured to be with you.

I humbly join you in profound solidarity and respect.

As the late Samora Machel, the first President of the independent Mozambique, once said, solidarity “is an act of unity between allies fighting on different terrains toward the same objectives.  The foremost of these objectives is to assist in the development of humanity to the highest level possible.”  Continue reading