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Denmark–Tanzania relations

 

Denmark–Tanzania relations

Danish-Tanzanian relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Tanzania

Denmark

Tanzania

Denmark–Tanzania relations refers to the current and historical relations between Denmark and Tanzania. Denmark has an embassy in Dar Es Salaam.[1] Tanzania is represented in Denmark, through its embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.[2] Tanzania has an honorary consulate in Denmark.[3]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Assistance to Tanzania 2
  • High-level visits 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Diplomatic relations between Denmark and Tanzania were established in the 1960s. Right after, Denmark made a project in Kibaha. In 1970, the Government of Denmark handed over the project to Julius Nyerere, President of Tanzania.[4]
The Kibaha Project marks a recognition by the Nordic peoples of the unity of man. It shows a practical recognition that the wealthier nations of the world have a responsibility to contribute to the development of the poorer nations on terms which recognize human equality and human dignity.
Julius Nyerere[4] In January 1970

Assistance to Tanzania

Danish assistance in Tanzania amounted 500 million DKK in 2010.[5] Denmarks will focus on these areas; business environment, public health, management of natural resources, budget support, democracy, good governance, Public administration, cooperation between Tanzanian and Danish companies and Refugees.[5] Denmark also supports Burundian and Congolese refugees in Tanzania.[5]

High-level visits

On 5 February 1991, Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere visited the Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke in Denmark.[6] Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Tanzania in 2005.[7] Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete visited Denmark in 2007,[8] and again on 5 May 2009.[9]

References

  1. ^ Government of Demark. "Danish embassy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania". Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Government of Tanzania. "Tanzanian embassy in Stockholm, Sweden". Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Government of Denmark. "Tanzanian consulate in Copenhagen, Denmark". Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Danes Give Project to Tanzania".  
  5. ^ a b c Denmarks Development Assistance to Tanzania 2007 - 2011.  
  6. ^ "Julius Nyerere: I tror, at flerpartisystemet er givet af Gud".  
  7. ^ "Stormende velkomst til Anders Fogh i Tanzania".  
  8. ^ "Presidents Speech at Copenhagen University, Denmark 1 March 2007". Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "President Kikwetes Visit to Denmark 2009". 14 May 2009. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 

External links

  • "The Project for Sustainable and Integrated Management of the Malagarasi-Muyovozi Ramsar Site".  
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