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Swiss Ambassador visits the Skills for Employment Tanzania project

30.06.2021 — Local news Tanzania
On 17 June, Ambassador Didier Chassot visited the Skills for Employment Tanzania (SET) project in Morogoro Region together with Senior Programme Officer – Employment and Income Marloes Philippo from the Embassy of Switzerland. The delegation, which also comprised the Head of Consular Affairs Claude Voutat, was hosted by Swisscontact, the main project implementing partner.


The Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE) project enters new phase

21.05.2021 — Press release Tanzania
With support from the Swiss and Danish embassies, SNV Tanzania launched the second phase of its Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE) Project on Friday 21st May at a virtual event. The project is designed to equip young people with the appropriate technical and life skills to make them attractive to employers and prepared to undertake self-employment, entrepreneurial activities. OYE promotes economic resilience in young people, connecting them with meaningful employment opportunities in markets that provide them with a realistic chance to improve their lives.


Swiss Ambassador pays courtesy call on Foreign Minister

18.05.2021 — Local news Tanzania
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Tanzania, Didier Chassot, paid a courtesy call on the new Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Ambassador Liberata Mulamula, on 18 May in Dar es Salaam. The two sides reaffirmed their commitment to mutual cooperation and further strengthening exchanges.


Ambassador Didier Chassot meets President Hussein Ali Mwinyi

27.04.2021 — Local news Tanzania
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Tanzania, Didier Chassot, met with the President of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, H.E. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, for a courtesy visit on 27 April. The meeting was a good occasion to discuss ongoing cooperation between the two countries and explore opportunities for future collaboration. 


Switzerland celebrates Francophonie in Dar es Salaam

17.03.2021 — Local news Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland, jointly with other Francophone Embassies in Tanzania, are celebrating the ‘month of Francophonie’ between March 17 and April 21 this year. The celebrations include both online and offline cultural, educational and entertainment activities and events.


Promoting financial inclusion for rural youth in Tanzania

08.03.2021 — Press release Tanzania
In celebration of the International Women’s Day, the Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania together with the Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) will today launch the Rural Youth Inclusive Finance Study during a virtual event held at 1400 hrs. The study shares in-depth knowledge of the financial behaviours and challenges of rural youth in Tanzania, particularly young women, between the ages of 16 and 24. 


Call for Proposals: Innovation Fund

16.02.2021 — Press release Tanzania
The Embassy of Switzerland through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is seeking concept proposals to set-up, run, or collaborate with existing set-ups to co-fund an Innovation Fund that provides capacity building and catalytic capital towards impactful enterprises based in Tanzania. 




Switzerland and Tanzania sign Bilateral Agreements to improve health and livelihoods

06.10.2020 — Local news Tanzania
On October 6, Switzerland and Tanzania signed two Bilateral Agreements worth CHF 17.8 million (TZS 44.1 billion) to improve health and livelihoods of Tanzanians through the Health Basket Fund (HBF) and Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF). The Agreements were signed in Dodoma by the Swiss Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Didier Chassot, and the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Mr. Doto James.

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