Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania


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The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and providing legal pathways, while addressing the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement: these are the aims at the very heart of the EU's policy.

The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the enhancement of human dignity.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 Pemba Island, Zanzibar: Today Government representatives, community leaders and members of the European Union Delegation to Tanzania convened on Pemba Island to celebrate successes and lessons learnt from an ambitious four year climate change resilience and poverty reduction initiative.

On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state institutions, governments and citizens are guaranteed.

Alhamisi, 12 Septemba 2019, Kilosa – Morogoro: Mkuu wa Wilaya ya Kilosa akimwakilisha Mkuu wa Mkoa wa Morogoro, mwakilishi wa Umoja wa Ulaya (EU) na Mkurugenzi Msaidizi wa Shirika la HELVETAS wamezindua maghala sita ya kuhifadhia nafaka ambayo yamejengwa au kukarabatiwa na Mradi wa Kupunguza upotevu wa Mpunga wakati na baada ya mavuno (RIPOMA), maghala hayo yapo wilaya ya Kilosa na Mvomero na yanawanufaisha zaidi ya wananchi 15,000.

Thursday, 12 September 2019 Tabora: Today the Regional Commissioner for Tabora, the Head of Development Cooperation of the European Union Tanzania together with Project implementer, Heifer Netherlands, have officially handed over the Igunga eco-village project, one of five projects in Tanzania which falls under the European Union (EU) funded Global Climate Change Alliance Plus Initiative (GCCA+).

Thursday, 12 September 2019, Kilosa - Morogoro: Today, Kilosa District Commissioner representing the Morogoro Regional Commissioner together with the European Union (EU) representative and HELVETAS Deputy Country Director inaugurated six grain warehouses which were constructed or rehabilitated by the Rice Postharvest Management (RIPOMA) project.