On 18 September, eight Ambassadors, from the European Union (EU), Belgium, Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden concluded their four-day visit to development projects funded by the EU and by its Member States in the Southern Highlands. They met with local authorities, Members of Parliament from the regions, representatives from the civil society including academia, NGOs, religious leaders, private sector and members of the press and project implementation partners to witness first-hand the positive impact that projects are having on local communities.
Today we celebrate the International Day of Democracy. As the world slowly recovers from the outbreak of the pandemic, we are confronted with the multiple threats posed to democracy in societies across the world. It is time to ensure that the universal democratic values we uphold are defended to rebuild stronger and more resilient societies.
On the occasion of the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the EU reaffirms its commitment to promote and protect the right of every child to grow in a safe environment, have access to quality education, and build a better and more peaceful future.
The European Union in partnership with the Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (FORUMCC) organised a Beach clean-up on 26th June 2021 at Kawe Beach, Kinondoni Municipality in the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
On Friday 20th August 2021, Geita, Voluntary Service Overseas – (VSO) in collaboration with Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC) and the Lawyers Environmental Action Team (LEAT) launched the Collective Action for Rights Realization in Extractives Industry (CLARITY) Project, funded by the European Union. The launch successfully created awareness of the issues surrounding mining and shared project concepts concerning human rights and the role of business stakeholders in the extractive sector.