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Peaceful Campaigns and Elections

The Position of Religious and Political Leaders

On the 14th and 15th of September 2015 the Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT), the Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD) and KAS Tanzania convened a Maendeleo Dialogue on "Peaceful Campaigns and Elections – the Position of Religious and Political Leaders". The event took place in Dar es Salaam.

Christian – Muslim Partnership in Germany

Experiences, Similarities and Differences from a Tanzanian Perspective

On the 9th of September 2015 the Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT) and KAS Tanzania jointly convened a conference on the "Christian – Muslim Partnership in Germany: Experiences, Similarities and Differences from a Tanzanian Perspective". The event took place at New Africa Hotel in Dar es Salaam.

Free and Fair Elections - Challenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities of Young Citizens

PERSPECTIVES OF THE YOUNG GENERATION IN TANZANIA AND GERMANY

On the 17th of August 2015, KAS Tanzania together with FES Tanzania and PAMOJA, an intercultural exchange programme, jointly conducted a one-day workshop in Dar es Salaam. Students from Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (Tanzania) and Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster (Germany) participated in the event.

Free and Fair Elections - Your Vote Your Choice

Rights and duties of youth during elections

On the 13th and 14th of August 2015 the Civic Education Teachers Association (CETA) and KAS organized a two-day symposium on Free and Fair Elections for secondary, college and university students as well as secondary school teachers. The symposium dwelt on two topics in particular, namely: the principles of Free and Fair Election; and the role of youth in enhancing Free and Fair Elections. The event took place at the National Museum in Dar es Salaam and was attended by more than 800 participants.

Round Table Discussion on BVR, Free and Fair Elections

THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS

On the 03rd of July 2015 KAS carried out a round table discussion on Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), free and fair elections. Tanzania is holding general elections in October 2015 and for the moment is conducting the respective registration process. Therefore, this topic is highly important to the population and respective leaders and gains much attention. The discussion addressed the particular role of religious leaders within the matter. The event, which was held at Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam, was attended by the Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Kayanza Peter Pinda as the Chief Guest.

THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF WOMEN LEADERS IN THE SOCIETY, POLITICS AND ECONOMY

LEADERSHIPTRAINING WITH THE CATHOLIC WOMEN’S ORGAISATION WAWATA

On three weekends in May (08.-10., 15.-17. & 22.-24. May 2015) about 50 women that are active in their parishes as leaders of the catholic women group “Wanawake Wakatoliki wa Tanzania” (WAWATA) came together to learn about leadership in general and the social, political and economic roles and responsibilities of women leaders in specific. The event, which was organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the WAWATA-Leadership of the arch-diocese Dar es Salaam, aimed at strengthening the organizational structure of the women group and increasing their involvement in the community.

World Press Freedom Day 2015

MEDIA STAKEHOLDERS OF TANZANIA PROTEST AGAINST NEW MEDIA LAWS

From the 2nd to the 3rd of May, about 250 journalists and media stakeholders seized the World Press Freedom Day in Morogoro as an opportunity to take a stand against the increasing restrictions on the freedom of opinion and expression as well as the press freedom in Tanzania. The event, which in this year was co-organised by KAS, addressed the topic “Media Safety in the Digital Age: Better Reporting, Gender Equality & Privacy“. In the context of the restrictive media acts that were recently passed by the National Assembly, the event gained much importance as well as attention.

President Kikwete opens the new Leadership, Ethics and Governance Training Programme

KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG AND MWALIMU NYERERE MEMORIAL ACADEMY REVIVE THE HISTORICAL LINK

On the 13th of April 2015, the birthday of the first Tanzanian President Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (MNMA) inaugurated their new “Leadership, Ethics and Governance Training Programme“. The event was supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).

KAS on Tour

Countrywide Capacity Building for Political Leaders

From 8 to 23 March 2015 the KAS team, accompanied by members of their partner party CHADEMA, divided in six groups, set off from Dar es Salaam to a nationwide training for the regional and local leaders of the KAS partner party CHADEMA. About 1200 elected representatives of CHADEMA came together to the advanced trainings in altogether 22 counties, from Mbeya in the South of Tanzania up to Mara, at the north-east lakeshore of the Lake Victoria.

German President Joachim Gauck in Tanzania

Interreligious Dialogue in Zanzibar

During his official state visit to Tanzania, German President Gauck met important representatives of religious groups in Zanzibar on 4 February 2015.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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