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Embassy celebrates successful completion of the OYE project

28.06.2024 — Article Tanzania
With support from the Swiss and Danish Embassies, SNV Tanzania implemented the second phase of the Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE) project in Singida and Morogoro Regions between 2021 and 2024. The project aimed at improving the livelihoods of over 4,000 out-of-school youth aged 18 to 30 living in rural and peri urban areas. OYE brought together key stakeholders from the public and private sectors who had the potential to build capacities and foster relationships with the youth.

Joint Donor Statement on World Refugee Day 2024

20.06.2024 — Position Tanzania
The world is witnessing historic new levels of forced displacement across the globe. By May 2024, around 120 million people have tragically fled their homes from horrific violence, persecution, and denial of their basic human rights and sought safety in countries including ours and Tanzania.

Photo exhibition highlights Humanitarian Principles

08.05.2024 — Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) jointly inaugurated the exhibition ‘Dialogues On Humanity’ on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and on the occasion of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.

Empowering youth in Tanzania

22.04.2024 — Article Tanzania
On 18 April, the Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania joined the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Tanzania to launch the second phase of the Safeguard Young People (SYP) programme.

Switzerland celebrates ‘Les Jours De La Francophonie’

14.03.2024 — Local news Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland, jointly with other Francophone Embassies in Tanzania, is celebrating the ‘The Days of Francophonie’ between 06 and 20 March this year. To mark the occasion, the Embassy hosted an official reception at the Swiss Residence on 13 March. A Swiss band, Sankrox, will perform as part of the festivities on 20 March at the Alliance Francaise in Dar es Salaam.

SDC Assistant Director-General visits Tanzania

11.12.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Assistant Director-General and Head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Division of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Ambassador Nicolas Randin, visited Tanzania from 3 to 8 December. The trip was an opportunity to meet with partners and visit projects supported by the Government of Switzerland in Tanzania.

The HPSS project celebrates successful conclusion

09.10.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) project, funded by the Swiss Government and implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), has reached its goals and comes to an end successfully this month.

New Centre of Competence in Digital Education launched

02.10.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) through its centre of excellence in Water Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Futures (WISE- Futures) inaugurated its Centre of Competence in Digital Education (C-CoDE). 

Switzerland provides an additional USD 18 million to support Social Safety Net programme

29.09.2023 — Press releases Tanzania
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the Ministry of Finance and the Government of Switzerland through the Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania signed a financing agreement for additional support to Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) worth USD 18 Million (TZS 44 billion).  The Agreement was signed in Dar es Salaam by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Tanzania Didier Chassot and Dr. Natu El-maamry Mwamba, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance.

Leaving no one behind: Inclusive development for persons with disabilities

18.08.2023 — Article Tanzania
UNFPA handed over the newly-refurbished Yombo Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities to the Prime Minister's Office - Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disabilities (PMO-LYED) as part of the Safeguard Young People (SYP) programme in Tanzania co-funded by the Government of Switzerland.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2024-25

10.08.2023 — Local news Tanzania
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

Embassy hosts National Day Reception

28.07.2023 — Local news Tanzania
The Embassy celebrated the 732th National Day with a colourful reception at the gardens of the Swiss Residence in Dar es Salaam.

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