Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Tanzania Office

P.O.Box 4472
Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot 397
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

+255 (0) 22 2668575
+255 (0) 22 2668669
info(at)fes-tanzania.org

Democratic Institutions and Citizen Participation
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Democratic Institutions and Citizen Participation

At FES we believe that a flourishing democracy relies on efficient and transparent political institutions as well as an empowered civil society. Democratic institutions should represent the interests of the population and allow peaceful, free and fair elections. More

Independent Media and Freedom of Expression
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Independent Media and Freedom of Expression

Compared to other countries in Sub-Sahara Africa, Tanzania has a relatively free and critical media. TV and radio stations as well as print media are reporting openly about political affairs and have controversial issues of public interest discussed. More

Young Leaders Forum
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Young Leaders Forum

In Tanzania, two out of three people are younger than thirty years. Thus youths make up the vast majority of the population. From this demographic advantage derives the potential to influence the political direction and support democratic change in the country. Paradoxically, youth participation in political organisations is minimal and insignificant due to nepotism and undemocratic, strictly hierarchical structures. More

Trade Unions
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Trade Unions

With the introduction of the multi-party system and the progressive economic liberalisation in the 1980s and 1990s, trade unions in Tanzania have encountered new challenges. The formerly state influenced trade unions have become independent. But there are still difficulties in positioning labour interests in the social dialogue with the employers and the state. More

Extractive Industries and Society
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Extractive Industries and Society

Tanzania is geared towards turning into a gas economy. With natural gas reserves now standing at 55.08 trillion cubic feet (tcf), many large multinational oil companies are managing offshore and onshore operations. More

FES Tanzania on Facebook

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Events

07/12/2019

Youth Activist Workshop: Breaking the Chain

Trade Unions in Tanzania, as elsewhere on the continent and worldwide, suffer from the fact that unionism is not as appealing anymore to the majority of young people and workers.


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04/27/2019

Accountability and Monitoring of Public Resources in Songea

In a bid to promote youth engagement in accountability and monitoring of public resources, from 26th to 27th April 2019, FES Tanzania in collaboration with alumni of its Young Leaders Forum, organized a training with representatives from civil society organizations and political parties in Songea region. The meeting aimed to raise awareness on how youth can engage in the decision making process and track the public expenditure systems. They were enabled with the knowledge and skills on how to conduct Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM) and Public Expenditure Tracking Systems (PETs).

 


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03/22/2019

Pre Budget Youth Dialogue

In a spirit of inclusion and citizen participation in the budget process, FES Tanzania in collaboration with Wezesha Foundation organized a pre-budget dialogue where young men and women from different youth organizations based in Dar es Salaam participated.


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Latest Publications

08/11/2020

Intraparty Candidate Nomination - A Gender Analysis

The United Republic of Tanzania is approaching general elections on 28 October 2020. Currently, the political parties participating in these elections are undergoing the internal process of nominating their candidates for councilor, parliamentary and presidential posts. To which extent are women included in this process, and are the nomination processes of selected political parties in Tanzania gender responsive and inclusive?


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12/17/2019

The African Media Barometer Tanzania 2019

The African Media Barometer Tanzania 2019 is the sixth edition of the AMB in the East African country. The AMB gives an overview of developments in media legislation and practice in the country since the last edition in 2015 on the basis of the assessment of national experts from the sector. It makes several recommendations for reform to ensure a diverse, free and impartial media landscape.


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02/23/2019

What is a Global Framework Agreement?

The following animated video will explain what a Global Framework Agreement is, using the example of the GFA between UNI Global Union and the South African retailer Shoprite.


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Links & Blogroll

Links & Blogroll

Here you will find links to interesting partners and projects supported by FES Tanzania. More

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