20 September 2017-Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
It is an honour to oversee this historic treaty’s opening for signature – the first multilateral disarmament treaty in more than two decades. Continue reading
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017-The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres will today commemorate the International Day of Peace through ringing the UN peace Bell at the Peace Garden at UN Headquarters and by observing a minute of silence.
The UN’s Department of Public Information Outreach section organized the Student Observance on 15 September 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at UN Headquarters in New York.
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is going on in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China from the 6th to the 16th of September, 2017.
This is the 13th session of the UN Conference to combat desertification Conference of the Parties (COP 13).
The Convention’s 195 parties work together to improve the living conditions for people in drylands, to maintain and restore land and soil productivity, and to mitigate the effects of drought.
Dar es salaam, June 13, 2017. The International Albinism Awareness Day was commemorated in Dodoma the capital City of Tanzania where the Minister of State in the Prime Ministers’s Officer, Ms. Jenister Mhagama was the Guest of Honor. This event has been commemorated for the past three years and supported by the United Nations member states around the world who organize public events to observe this day. Continue reading
Statement by Rene Van Dongen, Deputy Representative UNICEF Tanzania
on behalf of the UN Resident Coordinator(Alvaro Rodriguez),
on the International Day of Awareness for People with Albinism,
13 June 2017, in Dodoma Tanzania
Hon. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office for Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and Disability, Hon. Jenista Mhagama,
Honorable Members of Parliament,
Ambassadors and members of diplomatic corps,
Representatives of the Tanzania Albinism Society,
Civil Society representatives,
Members of the Media,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Equality … Dignity … Justice – Kwa Kiswahili: Usawa… Utu… Sheria
Great words, often repeated, and yet sadly not a reality for many of our fellow human beings, including persons living with albinism. Continue reading
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
DAR ES SALAAM, MAY 26, 2017-The UN Information Centre Dar es Salaam in conjunction with Tanzania People’s Defense Force (TPDF) and Tanzania Police Force (TPF) hereby invites journalists to the International Day of UN Peacekeepers commemoration on 29th May.
The theme for the 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Investing in Peace around the World.” The Day offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,500 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 117 last year.
Tanzania has contributed uniformed UN peacekeepers in various parts of the world since 1995. It currently contributes peacekeepers in UN missions in Africa and UNIFIL in Lebanon. Tanzania’s contributions are largely informed by its history of African liberation, conflict prevention and peace processes, especially in African countries. Regionally, Tanzania has shown willingness to participate and contribute both in terms of security and military cooperation.
WHAT: Military parade for International Day of UN Peacekeepers commemoration
WHO: UNIC Dar es Salaam, TPF, TPDF
WHEN: May 29, 2017 (Monday) Arrival 9:00 – 11:30 am
WHERE: Mnazi Mmoja Heroes Ground (Viwanja vya Mashujaa)
WHY: To honour the fallen UN Peacekeepers and to raise awareness about Tanzanian UN Peacekeepers’ role in UN peacekeeping efforts.
Issued by: The UN Information Center in Dar es Salaam
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.