The 7 Billion Campaign - Every Tanzanian Counts

The world’s population will top seven billion people in October 2011. This unique moment in human history represents both an achievement and a challenge, and will have an impact on every single person on the planet. A world of seven billion has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth employment – however, it also offers a rare call-to- action opportunity to renew global commitment for healthy and sustainable world.    The UNFPA Representative to Tanzania, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo to speak about the 7 billion campaign and the upcoming census in Tanzania.  The audio clip has further detail on the interview. For more Information click www.7billionactions.org   

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UN committed to work with nations for better future

The United Nations is committed to work with all nations to realise the shared aspirations for dignity, security and opportunity for all. Reading a statement of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Peace, Ms Louise Chamberlain, Deputy Country Director for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hailed activists and ordinary people for their courage and determination to build a better future. The UN general Assembly has declared this day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, bot h within and am ong all nations and peoples.   The International Day of Peace was celebrated in a colorful ceremony held at the Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam on 21 September, 2011. The theme for this...

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Government and UN sign historic 4-year plan of cooperation

On Friday, June 24th in Dar es Salaam, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and United Nations signed into act the first ever United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) in the history of the global UN system. The UNDAP is the country programme of cooperation for all UN agencies operating in Tanzania for 2011-2015. On Friday, June 24th in Dar es Salaam, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and United Nations signed into act the first ever United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) in the history of the global UN system. The UNDAP is the country programme of cooperation for all UN agencies operating in Tanzania for 2011-2015. The closed door event was co-chaired by Ramadhani Khijjah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, and Alberic Kacou...

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