Call for applications: Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership 2022/23

UONGOZI Institute invites applications from leaders working in public, private and civil society organisations for a one-year executive programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership. The programme, undertaken in collaboration with Aalto University Executive Education of Finland (Aalto EE), includes 10 modules that are run over the course of one year. It aims to develop leadership competencies in three areas; making strategic … Continue reading Call for applications: Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership 2022/23

Supporting newly appointed RCs and RASs effectively integrate into their roles

Every newly appointed (or elected) leader has the eyes of those whom they are to lead upon them. On the leader’s side, this ‘all eyes on you’ can be overwhelming; it inherently represents expectations and accountabilities associated with the role. What is the best approach to meet that challenge? A leader may have some relevant … Continue reading Supporting newly appointed RCs and RASs effectively integrate into their roles

Stakeholders discuss ways to leverage full potential of SEZ investments

Tanzania aims to become a semi-industrialised nation by 2025. The expectation is that industrialisation will boost economic growth and job creation. Currently, the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) schemes, managed by the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), promote industrialisation. The former offers incentives and a barrier-free environment to promote economic growth … Continue reading Stakeholders discuss ways to leverage full potential of SEZ investments

New Board appointed by President Samia Suluhu Hassan

On 13 May 2021, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, appointed the new Board of Directors for UONGOZI Institute. The new Board is the third since the establishment of the Institute in 2010. It consists of nine directors, from diverse backgrounds, who are well-experienced in aspects of sustainable development; … Continue reading New Board appointed by President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Blue economy: A vehicle for sustainable development in Zanzibar

The ocean is the largest ecosystem on Earth, covering more than two-thirds of its surface. It is vital for all life on the planet, including humans: from being an important source of oxygen and food to regulating the climate, housing an incredible biodiversity and creating millions of jobs. A healthy, resilient ocean means a healthy … Continue reading Blue economy: A vehicle for sustainable development in Zanzibar

Former President Mwinyi’s memoirs launched

‘Mzee Rukhsa: Safari ya Maisha Yangu’ (‘Mzee Rukhsa: Journey of My Life’), the memoirs by the second President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Ali Hassan Mwinyi, were launched on 8 May 2021 at a ceremony in Dar es Salaam. The event, officiated by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Samia … Continue reading Former President Mwinyi’s memoirs launched

Third graduation and some firsts!

Our third leadership graduation ceremony was held on 20 April 2021 in Dar es Salaam. Hon. Joyce Ndalichako (MP), Minister for Education, Science and Technology, officiated the ceremony on behalf of the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania. The event celebrated the accomplishments of those who completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (PGD) and … Continue reading Third graduation and some firsts!

More in our approach to promoting better public policy making in Tanzania

When it comes to public policy, every government is judged by the outcomes of its policy choices to address key issues. As such, a high premium is placed on the quality of the public policy process. This quality relies enormously on a strong, competent civil service (or at least policy advisory system) that is able … Continue reading More in our approach to promoting better public policy making in Tanzania