• Event

    World Press Freedom Day Commemorations 2018

    On the 3rd of May media professionals and stakeholders from the United Republic of Tanzania came together in the capital city of Dodoma, celebrating...

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  • Publication

    Tanzania Oil and Gas Almanac

    With an estimated gas reserve of more than 55 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), Tanzania readies itself to join the gas economy. Large multinational oil...

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  • News

    China in Africa: FES-Young Leaders discusses African Agency

    "China's Role in Africa is highly controversial. Some see China as a neo-imperialist power, others as Africa’s economic saviour. Yet, the "Real Story...

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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

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

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

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

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

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Events

CCM Constituency Workshop

In Tanzania half of the population belongs to the youth. By 2030 every 2nd Tanzanian will be 18 years old or younger. This leads to a lot of...

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International Capacity Building Workshop on Migrant Domestic Workers

From the 19th to the 21st April 2016, Leaders from East African domestic worker unions assembled in Tanzania to demand their governments do more to...

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Dialogue on Foreign Aid: Can Tanzania Do Without?

This theme appeared to be highly relevant seeing the recent decision by the US based ‘Millennium Challenge Cooperation’ (MCC) to suspend its...

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Latest Publications

Freedom of Expression and Criminal Law in Tanzania

Freedom of expression can be viewed as; a human rights, profession and business on which one can invest and realize a profit. The diversity of the...

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Tanzania Oil and Gas Almanac

With an estimated gas reserve of more than 55 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), Tanzania readies itself to join the gas economy. Large multinational oil...

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The African Media Barometer Tanzania 2015

Even though most African countries enshrine principles of freedom of expression in their constitution, the practice often leaves much to be desired....

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Links & Blogroll

Links & Blogroll

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