News and Events from the Embassy of Ireland, Tanzania
07 February 2020
Kigoma region struggles with high rates of poverty, stunting in children under five, maternal mortality due to teenage pregnancies and early marriage. Ireland supports healthcare in Kigoma through the UN Joint Kigoma Programme, strengthening essential services for local and refugee communities.
29 October 2019
Adolescents and young people in Kigoma face formidable challenges on a daily basis, such as staying healthy, getting an education and making their own decisions in life. For them, there is a real danger of being left out and left behind
27 September 2019
12 July 2019
From Monday, 15th July 2019 the Embassy of Ireland will no longer accept cash payments for consular services. All payments that are not made online must be lodged directly by the applicant in Euros in the Embassy’s bank account. A receipt of payment must be submitted with the application for the consular service you are seeking.
08 March 2019
In 2018 Tanzanian activists and development organisations united to call for the abolition of tax on sanitary pads. Their campaign succeeded, bringing millions of girls and women closer to clean, dignified menstrual management as products become more affordable.
06 February 2019
Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Female Genital Mutilation is a practice that violates children’s and women’s rights and has the potential to cause serious medical, emotional, psychological and social complications.
05 February 2019
Through the Emigrant Support Programme, the Government provides financial support to organisations engaged in the delivery of front line advisory services and community care to Irish emigrants, particularly to the more vulnerable and marginalised members of our community abroad, including the elderly.
07 December 2018
This week, the Embassy of Ireland launched a new partnership with IYF (International Youth Foundation) as part of its investment this year of €1.3 million to support the empowerment of Tanzania’s young people.
08 October 2018
The Embassy of Ireland today supported a dialogue forum on ending female genital mutilation (FGM), early marriage and teenage pregnancy, held at the Dar es Salam University College of Education (DUCE).
08 October 2018
14 March 2017
The Embassy of Ireland is delighted to announce that internationally renowned Irish musician, and "First Lady of Celtic Music", Moya Brennan will be joining the St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Dar es Salaam this year.