ESRF, UNDP launch Africa Human Development Report 2016.

    The Guest of Honor Ms. Sihaba Nkinga, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly cutting a ribbon to mark the official launch of the Africa Human Development Report 2016. On her right is Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida, ED ESRF and on her Left is Ms. Awa Dabo Country Director UNDP Tanzania Country Office, Mr. Timothy Mgonja - Director of Gender, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly and Ms. Usu Mallya - Representative from UN Women

    The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tanzania launched the Africa Human Development Report 2016 whose theme is "Accelerating Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Africa".

    The Guest of Honor Ms. Sihaba Nkinga, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly on her right is Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida, ED ESRF and on her Left Ms. Awa Dabo Country Director UNDP Tanzania Country Office, Mr. Timothy Mgonja - Director of Gender, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly and Ms. Usu Mallya - Representative from UN Women holding copies of the report after the Official launch

    The launching ceremony was officiated by Ms. Sihaba Nkinga, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam.

    The Guest of Honor Ms. Sihaba Nkinga, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly giving the speech during the launching ceremony

    The event featured a presentation from Dr. Rogers Dhliwayo, Economic Advisor, UNDP Tanzania Country Office, who gave the key highlights from the Africa Human Development Report 2016, followed by discussants remarks from Mr. Timothy Mgonja, Director of Gender, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly; Ms. Anna Mwasha, Director of Poverty Eradication Division, Ministry of Finance and Planning; Ms. Usu Mallya Country Director UN women, Ms. Beng'i Issa, Executive Secretary, National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) and Ms. Christine Warioba, Gender Expert from Tanzania Gender Networking Programme(TGNP).

    Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida, The Executive Director - ESRF giving her remark during the launching ceremony

    Ms. Awa Dabo Country Director UNDP Tanzania Country Office delivering a statement from UNDP




    Last updated on 2016-11-21




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