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Calling for Renewed Drive to Build Inclusive, AIDS-Free Future, General Assembly Adopts Political Declaration as Three-Day High-Level Meeting Begins

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Despite Reservations Voiced over Elements Contradicting National Legislation, Member States Support Broad Efforts to Reduce Infection Risks, Stamp Out Epidemic

The General Assembly today opened a three-day high-level meeting on ending AIDS with the adoption, without a vote, of a Political Declaration calling for urgent action and intensified efforts to ensure that the global response to HIV and AIDS left no one behind.

Tanzania calls for a stronger relationship between Un and regional and sub-regional organization

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

The General Assembly of the United Nations, met on Monday to discuss among other issues, the agenda item strengthening of the United Nations system, for which it had before it a report of the Secretary-General on the future of United Nations peace operations: implementation of the recommendations of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.

In his opening statement on the agenda item, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, The Secretary -General of the United Nations, said, UN peace operations are a global instrument thus making them fit for purpose is a collective responsibility.

Opportunity for young Tanzanian professionals to participate in United Nations Young Professional Programme

Thursday, 09 July 2015

What is the UN Young Professionals Programme?

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN.

Ban Ki Moon salutes president Kikwete

Saturday, 02 May 2015

The following is a congratulatory message from Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations to H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete President of the United Republic of Tanzania on the occasion of the Union Day which was cerebrated of 26 April 2015.


“You’re Excellency,

I am Pleased to offer you and the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania my warmest congratulations on the occasion of the Union Day.

Integrating crime prevention and criminal justice in the post 2015 development agenda to be held on 25 February 2015

Saturday, 21 February 2015
Madam Chair
I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to H.E. Sam Kutesa, the President of the General Assembly, the Government of Qatar and Partners for supporting discussions that coincides with the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda.


I thank the key-note speakers and panellists for their thought provoking informative presentations and I would like to highlight the following few points;

UN Tanzania Chief condemns abduction and murder of child with albinism

Monday, 16 February 2015
Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez – UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative
Over the last two months, Tanzania has witnessed two abductions of young children in the Lake Zone. In December, the abduction of a child with albinism, Pendo, left the country in shock. Despite the government’s efforts, Pendo has not been found. Now we have just witnessed the abduction and murder of a one year old, Yohana Bahati, which happened in Chato District in Geita Region on February 15.