Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is an independent Tanzanian non-profit organization that provides grants and capacity building services to civil society organizations (CSOs) so as to enhance their effectiveness in enabling engagement of citizens in development processes.

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The Embassy’s History

Ireland has maintained official relations with Tanzania for almost fifty years.‌ The history of official representation of Ireland in Tanzania extends back to 1968, when S.C. Robertson was appointed as Honorary Consul.

The Government of Ireland commenced a programme of development assistance in Tanzania in 1975, and opened a Development Cooperation Office in Dar Es Salaam in 1979 under the leadership of the Chargé d’Affaires, Brendan Scannell.

Ireland continued to be represented at Chargé d’Affaires level until 2006 when, to coincide with the state visit to Tanzania of President Mary McAleese, John McCullagh was appointed as the first Ambassador to Tanzania.

The Ambassador to Tanzania is also accredited to Burundi, Seychelles, Comoros, DRC and the East African Community.

About UNDP in Tanzania

UNDP is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. UNDP started its operations in Tanzania after signing of Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) with the Government in 30th May 1978.


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