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SDC Assistant Director-General visits Tanzania

11.12.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Assistant Director-General and Head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Division of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Ambassador Nicolas Randin, visited Tanzania from 3 to 8 December. The trip was an opportunity to meet with partners and visit projects supported by the Government of Switzerland in Tanzania.


The HPSS project celebrates successful conclusion

09.10.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) project, funded by the Swiss Government and implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), has reached its goals and comes to an end successfully this month.


New Centre of Competence in Digital Education launched

02.10.2023 — Article Tanzania
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) through its centre of excellence in Water Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Futures (WISE- Futures) inaugurated its Centre of Competence in Digital Education (C-CoDE). 


Switzerland provides an additional USD 18 million to support Social Safety Net programme

29.09.2023 — Press releases Tanzania
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the Ministry of Finance and the Government of Switzerland through the Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania signed a financing agreement for additional support to Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) worth USD 18 Million (TZS 44 billion).  The Agreement was signed in Dar es Salaam by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Tanzania Didier Chassot and Dr. Natu El-maamry Mwamba, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance.


Leaving no one behind: Inclusive development for persons with disabilities

18.08.2023 — Article Tanzania
UNFPA handed over the newly-refurbished Yombo Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities to the Prime Minister's Office - Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disabilities (PMO-LYED) as part of the Safeguard Young People (SYP) programme in Tanzania co-funded by the Government of Switzerland.


Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2024-25

10.08.2023 — Local news Tanzania
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).


Embassy hosts National Day Reception

28.07.2023 — Local news Tanzania
The Embassy celebrated the 732th National Day with a colourful reception at the gardens of the Swiss Residence in Dar es Salaam.


Switzerland launches Fund for MSMEs

11.05.2023 — Press releases Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland launched the Daraja Impact Fund as part of its Innovation for Social Change project. Switzerland will contribute CHF 10 million (TZS 26.4 billion) over a period of five years to support the growth of small and medium-sized, and impact-driven enterprises to improve livelihoods of Tanzanians, particularly youth and women. The Daraja Impact Fund will be implemented and managed by Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) in partnership with AlphaMundi Foundation (AMF). 



Swiss-funded SET project launches second phase

17.03.2023 — Press releases Tanzania
The Deputy Minister for Education, Science and Technology Hon. Omar J. Kipanga and the Ambassador of Switzerland to Tanzania H.E. Didier Chassot officially launched the second phase of the Skills for Employment Tanzania project (SET II) on Friday 17 March in Dar es Salaam.


Inauguration of the Switzerland-Tanzania Chamber of Commerce

28.02.2023 — Press releases Tanzania
The official launch of the Switzerland–Tanzania Chamber of Commerce (STCC) took place on Monday, February 27, during an evening reception held at the Swiss Residence in the presence of the Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs H.E. Helene Budliger Artieda and the Deputy Minister for Investment, Industry and Trade Hon. Exaud Silaoneka Kigahe.


SwissInTouch, Switzerland in your pocket

24.11.2022 — Article EDA
Approximately 780,000 Swiss citizens abroad currently benefit from the wide range of services provided by a global network of representations offering advice and support. The FDFA Helpline is also on hand to answer queries 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Now there's a new app that makes staying in touch even easier: SwissInTouch keeps Switzerland at your fingertips.

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