UNDP construct Sh500m worth of toilets

 The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez, and the Head of the Department of Multilateral Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Amb. Celestine Mushy went on a mission to Moshi last week to visit various UNDP projects and conduct Global Goals outreach. The climax of the trip saw the UN and government delegates inaugurate toilet facilities for 10 Primary Schools in Moshi District.  This follows an initiative launched when the UN marked its 70th anniversary in 2015 (UN at 70) which saw a UN team visit Kilimanjaro region to support development activities, including on environmental conservation and hygiene.  UNDP Tanzania supported the Kilimanjaro Regional Administrative Secretariat with TSHS. 510,000,000 to build toilet facilities in 10 primary schools to ensure adequate and reliable sanitation infrastructure to support boys and girls as well as teachers. To date...

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We must put an end to FGM

Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2017 Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation6 February 2017________________________________________________________________  The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a lifetime.It increases the risk of deadly complications during pregnancy, labor and childbirth...

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Fedha Kutoka Canada Zatumika Kutoa Msaada Kwa Wakimbizi

         Taarifa ya Pamoja kwa Vyombo vya Habari 31 Januari 2017 FEDHA KUTOKA CANADA ZATUMIKA KUTOA MSAADA WA FEDHA TASLIMU KWA MAELFU YA WAKIMBIZI NCHINI TANZANIA  Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Kigoma Region. Photo| WFP Tanzania KASULU – 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...

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Secretary General's Remarks in Davos

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S REMARKS AT THE SPECIAL SESSION ON “COOPERATION FOR PEACE: TACKLING THE ROOT CAUSES OF GLOBAL CRISES" Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016Thank you very much, Professor Schwab. It is good to be back in Davos – even if I would start by saying that we live in a dangerous world.We see a proliferation of new conflicts; old conflicts seem never to die. Conflicts are becoming more and more interlinked, more linked with the new threat of global terrorism.In many situations they are internal conflicts, asymmetric, with terrible violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law. They are the result of fragilities of states, of institutions, of societies, and in a world where power relations became unclear – not only unpredictability and...

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Secretary-General António Guterres’ address to staff (edited)

Dear colleagues, this is indeed a very emotional moment for me. I am humbled and happy to be with all of you here today. Ten years ago, I had the chance to start being a staff member of the UN, and I had the privilege to serve not only the UN, but as High Commissioner for Refugees, to serve the most vulnerable of the vulnerable people. And in that work, I have learned that if the UN is the main pillar of multilateralism, UN staff is the main pillar of the UN.  And I could witness the courage, the determination, the generosity and the wisdom and competence of my UNHCR colleagues all over the world. And so, as you can imagine, after one year of sabbatical period, it is for me an enormous happiness, an enormous privilege to again call you my colleagues, and I’m very proud to be your...

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UN and FURSA Complete Partnership for Global Goals

 UN and Fursa reach over 10,000 youth“I have enjoyed the session.I had no idea about the Global Goals before today. I am glad I came here today to hear about youth’s role in implementing the Global Goals. I think everyone should here about these goals as they are for everyone. I will tell my family and friends when I go home and I hope everyone who came here today will do the same”said Sharon Bahati, one of the participants.Dar es Salaam - 13 December 2016: The latest leg of the United Nation’s awareness-raising campaign on the Global Goals in Tanzania sees the UN and Fursa conclude their partnership which will has reached over 10,000 youth in three regions. The partnership began in Dodoma before moving to Kigoma and now sees Fursa and the UN bring the Global Goals to Dar...

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EU & UN Joint Outreach in Iringa

 UN & EU team up to Raise Awareness on Global Goals Across the Country“I feel so lucky to have been able to learn about the Global Goals from the Coordinator of the UN system. As a young person, it is reassuring to know that our leaders are being guided by these 17 goals as I think if we do our best to achieve them by 2030 then Tanzania and the world will be a better place. Now that I know about the Global Goals, I can play my part in trying to achieve them – I feel so empowered.” said Mary, one of the participants.Iringa – 28 - 29 November 2016: The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) have partnered to raise awareness on the Global Goals and visit several EU-funded projects. In Iringa, a combined 1,000 university students from Iringa University and...

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