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I warmly welcome you to the official website of the Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations in New York.

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Mr. Tuvako N. Manongi
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations

English News

Statement by Tuvako N. Manongi, ambassador and permanent representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), New York, 15 – 16 December 2015

Mr. President, The United Republic of Tanzania associates itself with the statement by the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services of South Africa on behalf of the G77 and China. We also join in welcoming the convening of this meeting on the review of the implementation of the outcomes of World Summit on the Information Society. We thank and commend the co-facilitators of the intergovernmental negotiations for their tireless efforts and outstanding leadership that led to a consensus on the Outcome document. We also t...

Statement by Ambassador Ramadhan Mwinyi on Culture of Peace

Mr. President, My delegation welcomes the opportunity to participate in today’s debate on a very important subject of peace – fostering a culture of peace. We see today’s meeting as an opportunity to reaffirm the purposes and principles of the Charter, which have been immaculately summed up in the resolutions set for adoption. Like many delegations in this august Chamber, we are deeply concerned about the growing wave of extremism, violence and conflicts that are engulfing many societies, including Africa’s, whose people – have for the past 400 years – endured the ...

Tanzania calls for a stronger relationship between Un and regional and sub-regional organization

The General Assembly of the United Nations, met on Monday to discuss among other issues, the agenda item strengthening of the United Nations system, for which it had before it a report of the Secretary-General on the future of United Nations peace operations: implementation of the recommendations of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations. In his opening statement on the agenda item, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, The Secretary -General of the United Nations, said, UN peace operations are a global instrument thus making them fit for purpose is a co...

Opportunity for young Tanzanian professionals to participate in United Nations Young Professional Programme

What is the UN Young Professionals Programme? The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. Who can apply? Any Citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania is eligible to apply and participate in this year’s programme. Successfully candidates ...

Ban Ki Moon salutes president Kikwete

The following is a congratulatory message from Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations to H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete President of the United Republic of Tanzania on the occasion of the Union Day which was cerebrated of 26 April 2015. “You’re Excellency, I am Pleased to offer you and the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania my warmest congratulations on the occasion of the Union Day. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United Natio...

Integrating crime prevention and criminal justice in the post 2015 development agenda to be held on 25 February 2015

Ambassador Tuvako Manongi speaking during a thematic debate
Madam Chair I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to H.E. Sam Kutesa, the President of the General Assembly, the Government of Qatar and Partners for supporting discussions that coincides with the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda. I thank the key-note speakers and panellists for their thought provoking informative presentations and I would like to highlight the following few points; In our view, the nexus between crime prevention, criminal justice, rule of law and human rights and sustainable development is irrefutable. ...

UN Tanzania Chief condemns abduction and murder of child with albinism

Albinos in Tanzania
Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez - UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative Over the last two months, Tanzania has witnessed two abductions of young children in the Lake Zone. In December, the abduction of a child with albinism, Pendo, left the country in shock. Despite the government’s efforts, Pendo has not been found. Now we have just witnessed the abduction and murder of a one year old, Yohana Bahati, which happened in Chato District in Geita Region on February 15. The UN is deeply concerned by the abductions and brutal attacks on these two young children. These attacks, w...

Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at High-Level Thematic Debate on means of implementation for a transformative post-2015 development agenda

I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening this important debate, where I am honoured to represent the Secretary-General. This is a crucial year for global action to secure a sustainable future for all. There are high expectations that the United Nations and its Member States will be a catalyst for setting the direction for transformative change. Three major milestones mark the calendar in 2015 – the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, in July; the post-2015 Summit in New York, in September; and COP 21 in Paris, in December. These ...

Swahili News

Tanzania yataka iachiwe fursa ya kupanga na kuchagua miradi ya maendeleo

Tanzania imetoa wito kwa washirika wa maendeleo yakiwamo Mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa kuiachia nafasi ya kupanga na kuchagua miradi yake ya maendeleo kwa kuzingatia vipaumbele vyake. Wito huo umetolewa na Mwakilishi wa Kudumu wa Tanzania katika Umoja wa Mataifa, Balozi Tuvako Manongi, katika siku ya pili ya Mkutano wa Bodi za Mifuko na Mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa ambapo katika siku hiyo ya Jumatano Mfuko wa Umoja wa Mataifa wa Idadi ya Watu (UNFPA) uliwasilisha Taarifa yake iliyobainisha mafanikio pamoja na changamoto za utekelezai mipango yake ya maende...

Tanzania yataka Umoja wa Mataifa kuzingatia misingi iliyojiwekea

Wakati Tanzania ikipongeza, kusifu na kushukuru uhusiano na ushirikiano wake na Umoja wa Mataifa kupitia Mifuko na Mashirika yake ya Maendeleo, imeutaka pia Umoja huo kutekeleza majukumu yake kwa kuzingatia, kanuni, taratibu, sheria na misingi iliyojiwekea ili iendelee kujijenga heshima. Hayo yameelezwa jana jumatatu na Mwakilishi wa Kudumu wa Tanzania katika Umoja wa Mataifa, Balozi Tuvako Manongi, wakati wa mkutano wa Bodi za Mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa UNDP, UNFPA na UNOPS. Tanzania ni mjumbe wa Bodi katika Mashirika hayo. ...

JK akabidhi ripoti ya jopo lake kwa Ban Ki Moon naye amshukuru

Mwenyekiti wa Jopo la Ngazi ya juu kuhusu Mwitikio wa Kimataifa wa Majanga ya Kiafya, Rais Mstaafu, Mhe. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, jana Jumatatu, amemkabidhi Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa Ban Ki Moon, Ripoti ya Jopo lake. Mhe. Jakaya Kikwete aliteuliwa na Ban Ki Moon, kuongoza Jopo lililokuwa na wajumbe watano mwezi Aprili 2015. kwa mujibu wa hadidu za rejea Jopo hili lilitakiwa kutekeleza majukumu yake kuanzia mwezi Mei hadi Desemba 2015. Akipokea ripoti hiyo, katika hafla fupi iliyofanyika Ofisini kwa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa M...

Tanzania kukumbwa na mafuriko ya El-Nino – Umoja wa Mataifa

Umoja wa Mataifa umetahadharisha kwamba Tanzania ni kati ya nchi kadhaa ambazo zinauwezekano mkubwa wa kukumbwa na mafuriko yatakayosababishwa na El- Nino. Kwa mujibu wa Taarifa ya Katibu Mkuu Msaidizi Mwandamizi anayehusika na Misaada ya Ki-binadamu na Uratibu wa Misaada ya Dharura, Bw Stephen O’Brien, kipindi ambacho Tanzania inaweza kukabiliwa na mafuriko ya El-Nino ni kati ya mwezi Januari na Machi mwaka huu wa 2016. Nchi nyingine ambazo zinauwezekano wa kukumbwa na mafuriko makubwa pamoja na Tanzania ni Madagascar, Malawi na Msumbiji. Taar...

Idadi ya mabalozi wanawake katika Umoja wa Mataifa bado ni ndogo – Mogens

70th birthday celebration with cake cutting ceremony
Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa, jana jumatatu limeadhimisha miaka 70 tangu mkutano wa kwanza wa Baraza hilo ulipofanyika January 10, 1946 huko Westminister, London, Uingereza. Pamoja na kuzungumzia mafanikio na changamoto mbalimbali ambazo Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa limepita, moja ya jambo ambalo limebainika wazi ni uwiano mdogo wa idadi ya mabalozi wanawake na wanaume wanaoziwakolisha nchi zao katika ngazi ya Wawakili wa Kudumu. Akizungumzia tofauti hiyo, Rais wa Baraza Kuu la 70, Bw. Mogens Lykketoft, ambaye naye ametimiza miaka 70 ya kuzaliwa k...

Jumuiya ya kimataifa ijizatiti kukabiliana na magonjwa ya milipuko-Tanzania

Mwishoni mwa wiki, Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa lilijadili ajenda ya Afya na Sera ya Mambo ya Nje ambapo pamoja na mambo mengine lilipitisha azimio linalotathmini utayari wa nchi wanachama kukabiliana na magonjwa ya milipuko na dharura nyingine za kiafya. Katika mjadala huo, wazungumzaji wengi, walisisitiza umuhimu wa kuimarishwa kwa mifumo ya afya, hususan katika nchi za kipato cha chini na cha kati zisizo na uwezo wa kutosha wa kukabiliana na magonjwa ya milipuko. Wazungumzaji hao walieleza umuhimu wa kung’amua mafunzo muhimu ya janga la ugonjwa wa...

Azimio kuhusu watu wenye ualibino lapitishwa kwa kauli moja

Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania imewashukuru wajumbe wa Kamati ya Tatu ya Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa kwa kupitisha kwa kauli moja Azimio linalotaka pamoja na mambo mengine Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa kuwasilisha taarifa kuhusu watu wenye ualibino. Azimio hilo na ambalo liliandaliwa kwa pamoja kati ya Wakilishi za Kudumu za Tanzania na Malawi katika Umoja wa Mataifa, limepitishwa siku ya Jumanne baada ya majadiliano ya kina na jumuishi yaliyowashilikisha nchi wanachama wa Umoja wa Mataifa. Akiwasilisha Azimio hilo mbele ya wajumbe wa Kamati hiyo...

Tanzania yataka mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa kutekeleza kwa vitendo dhana ya uwazi na uwajibikaji

Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, imetoa wito kwa Mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa, ikiwamo Baraza la Haki za Binadamu kuitekeleza kwa vitendo dhana ya uwazi na uwajibikaji. Tanzania imesisitiza pia kwamba, haitoshi kwa Mashirika hayo kuzitaka nchi wanachama kwa maana ya serikali kuwajibika na kuwa wazi katika utekelezaji wa majukumu yake ili hali yenyewe yanafanya kinyume. Wito huo umetolewa siku ya Jumatatu na Mwakilishi wa Kudumu wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania katika Umoja wa Mataifa, Balozi Tuvako Manongi, wakati Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mata...

Baraza kuu la usalama la Umoja wa Mataifa laijadili Burundi

Frenc R and President of the Council UK PR speak to the media on Burnundi
Baraza Kuu la Usalama la Umoja wa Mataifa limelaani vikali hali ya kuendelea kwa matukio ya mauaji, utesaji na vitendo vingine vya vinavyokiuka haki za binadamu nchini Burundi. Pamoja na kukemea hali hiyo, Baraza Kuu la Usalama limeeleza kusudio la kuchukua hatua zaidi kwa nchi hiyo ya Burundi. Pamoja na kumwomba Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa, katika kipindi cha siku kumi na tano awasilishe mbele ya Baraza hilo taarifa kuhusu uwepo wa Umoja wa Mataifa nchini Burundi katika siku za baadaye. Jana ( Alhamisi) Baraza hilo lilikutana katika kikao...

Marekebisho baraza kuu la usalama yataongeza tija – Tanzania

Tanzania imekaribisha juhudi zinazochuliwa na Baraza Kuu la Usalama la Umoja wa Mataifa za kuboresha uwazi na utendaji wenye tija wa chombo hicho juhudi ambazo pia zinahusisha mijadala ya wazi. Hayo yameelezwa na Naibu Mwakilishi wa Kudumu wa Tanzania katika Umoja wa Mataifa, Balozi Ramadhan Mwinyi wakati Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa, lilipokuwa likijadili Taarifa ya Mwaka ya Baraza Kuu la Usalama la Umoja wa Mataifa. Taarifa hiyo iliwasilishwa siku ya alhamisi na Mwakilishi wa Kudumu wa Uingereza, Balozi Matthew Rycroft ambaye nchi yake ndiy...