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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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A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information                       No. 226/20 December 2017

UN Envoy briefs Security Council on conclusion of eighth round of intra-Syrian talks

Staffan de Mistura, the Special Envoy for Syria, briefed the Security Council on 19 December on the conclusion of the eighth round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva.  He noted the Syrian Government’s refusal to meet directly with the opposition until the Riyadh 2 declaration was withdrawn. The Special Envoy said that the time has come for the UN to provide specific elaboration on the constitutional and electoral baskets. Mr. de Mistura proposed a series of next steps, which he said come from his intense engagement with the parties to implement resolution 2254 (2015).

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Syrian Crisis-United Nations Response

A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information                   No. 225/13 December 2017

UN and partners launch humanitarian appeal to help five million Syrian refugees

UN agencies and partners launched on 12 December a USD 4.4 billion humanitarian appeal to support more than 5 million Syrian refugees and communities hosting them in neighboring countries. Speaking to reporters in Geneva, UN Refugee agency (UNHCR), Bureau Director for the Middle East and North Africa Amin Awad said that the crisis in Syria had forced 5.3 million people to flee the country and displaced a further 7 million. In addition, more than 500,000 people had been killed and another 10 million had been cut off from services and were in need of aid. The 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan for Syria, is designed to support Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Egypt, Continue reading