Monday, Dec 11th

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Capacity building training of the vitongoji mamas and babas for the UNESCO – Global Learning XPRIZE project 282 men and women from selected villages in Tanga region have participated in a three days training organized by UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office to build
Celebrating African Heroes An Exhibition on Tanzania and the Liberation Struggles Launched at the National Museum of Tanzania - House of Culture
First click at Ololosokwan Digital Village Primary, pre-secondary and secondary school students in the villages of Ololosokwan and Soitsambu in Loliondo district are greatly enjoying the basic computer training and access to e-learning materials, that has been made available for the very first time in the remote Maasai pastoralist villages, thanks to the Samsung East Africa supported Digital Village project in the remote area.
UNESCO hands equipment to increase coverage of community radios in Tanzania On August 17th, 2017, UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office handed over equipment for increasing coverage of four community radios in rural areas in Tanzania.
Axel Plathe Visits UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office On the 13th June 2017, the Director of the UNESCO Division of Field Support and Coordination, Mr. Axel Plathe visited the UNESCO Office in Dar es Salaam, where he met with the UNESCO Country Representative and Head of Office, Ms. Zulmira Rodrigues and held a meeting with all staff members of the Office.

UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum on Girls’ Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Selected Projects

Students in the Internet School, part of the Digital Village in Ololosokwan, Ngorongoro The Digital Village in Ololosokwan, Ngorongoro District
UNESCO Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with Samsung Electronis, created the first Digital Village in Tanzania, in Ololosokwan, Ngorongoro district. This is a multidisciplinary ICT innovation programme coordinated by the UNESCO and supported by partners including Samsung Electronics, the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, and the Tanzanian Ministry of Education, with participants at national, regional and local levels.
One of the graduates in Segese, Shinyaga proudly displaying her certificate Provision of alternative learning opportunities for adolescent girls forced out of schools due to teenage pregnancies
UNESCO Dar es Salaam office has successfully implemented a project to support adolescent girls and young mothers who dropped out of school due to teenage pregnancies and early marriages.  The project was implemented from March 2012 to September 2015 and has benefited a total of 149 young mothers.
Kumba Dam Green Economy in Biosphere Reserves (GEBR): A Means to Poverty Reduction, Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
The project is being implemented in East Usambara Biosphere Reserve (EUBR) located within Muheza, Korogwe and Mkinga Districts in Tanga Region. The main goal of the project is to conserve biodiversity, reduce poverty and contribute to sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically in the United Republic of Tanzania through biodiversity businesses in Biosphere Reserves.

Video - Green Economy in Biosphere Reserves
Video - GEBR Beneficiaries Interview

Joint UN initiative in support of people with albinism

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