From 10th -18th November 2016 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) was on mission to Tanzania, with representatives from The Development Related Infrastructure Program (ORIO/DRIVE/D2B) and from The Sustainable Water Fund (FDW). The goal of their visit is to get informed on the status of running projects and identify new project opportunities.
Three Dutch experts on international waste management visited Dar es Salaam on a mission in September. They exchanged views with a wide spectrum of Tanzanian stakeholders.
This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.
On 16 June 2016, the Dutch Minister for Agriculture; Mr. Martijn van Dam will be on an economic mission to Tanzania.
On 2 June 2016 the Embassy of the Netherlands in Dar es Salaam together with the National Microfinance Bank (NMB) organized a networking event for NFP alumni from finance and business sectors in the NMB headquarters.
Nominations for the Human Rights Tulip 2015 are now open. You are welcome to put forward a candidate between June 15 and July 15, 2015. Nominations can be submitted on www.humanrightstulip.nl.
In May, Tanzania’s first MSc in Petroleum Geology was launched at the University of Dar es Salaam. The programme, supported by the Netherlands, addresses the need to expand local expertise in the oil and gas sector in Tanzania.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has a longstanding commitment to the UN. We strongly believe in our partnership for peace, justice and development with the UN and its Member States. We work with our partners towards a better common future. By seeking election to the UN Security Council for the 2017-2018 period, we aim to make an even bigger contribution to building a more secure, just and prosperous world.
9 BAM signs contract with Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company for the rehabilitation of Kilimanjaro International Airport
On Friday 13 March, BAM International and Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company (KADCO) signed a contract with a value of EUR 38,5 million for the rehabilitation and extension of Kilimanjaro International Airport, including its aprons, taxiway and terminal building.
On Monday 02 March 2015 the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between the National Auditing Office of Tanzania, the Office of the Auditor General of Norway, and the Netherlands’ Court of Audit took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. These three agencies will work together to improve Tanzanian extractive industry auditing. The Dutch Deputy Ambassador, Hinke Nauta, attended the event.