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UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office contributes in general to the achievement of the overarching objective Fostering cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace and to two Strategic   Program Objectives:


  • Strengthening the contribution of culture to sustainable development;
  • Sustainably protecting and enhancing cultural heritage.


Dar es Salaam Culture Program is carried out within the framework of the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) 2011- 2015 in TANZANIA. UNESCO supports the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to implement culture conventions in the following main areas:

Conservation and promotion of world heritage

  • Cultural world heritage
  • Natural world heritage
  • Mixed world heritage

Safeguarding  of Intangible cultural heritage (ICH)

  • Capacity building activities
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Culture and Development

  • Integration of culture in National policies and strategy for growth and reduction of poverty


Culture in Education