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Jamhuri Stadium
Arrival of Guests, Registration, Assemble at Nyerere Square

CSO Week Secretariat

March from Nyerere Square to Jamhuri Stadium Entertainment
Arrival of Dignitaries
  • Hon. Dr. Binilith Mahenge, Regional Commissioner, Dodoma
  • Permanent Secretaries of Various Ministries
  • Ministers
Arrival of Guest of Honor

Hon. Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister, URT

Tour of Exhibition Booths by the Guest of Honor
11:05
Francis-Kiwanga
Executive Director, FCS
Introducing the Guest of Honor, High Table, Dignitaries and Representatives of Civil Society Organizations
11:10
Stigmata-Tenga
President , FCS
Welcome Note
Entertainment
11:30
Binilith Mahenge
President , FCS
Welcome to Dodoma City
11:35
jafo
Minister, President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government
Greetings from the Minister, President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government
11:40
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Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
Greetings from the Minister, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
11:50
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Prime Minister, United Republic of Tanzania
Keynote Address from the Guest of Honor
Departure of the Guest of Honor, Entertainment, Exhibitions
Entertainment and Exhibitions
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08:30
Main Hall
Thematic Play: The role and value of civil society organisations

This will be a thoughtful interlude demonstrating the role and value of civil society and democracy on stage.

Conference Opening Ceremony
09:30
Main Hall
Civil Society: A central or peripheral player in Tanzania’s Development?

SESSION HOSTS: Foundation for Civil Society and Twaweza

The session will unveil the economic value brought by CSOs in Tanzania based on data collected from a group of CSOs operating in Tanzania. Discussions will dwell on the broader contribution of CSOs towards the country’s development.

PANEL MODERATOR: Francis Uhadi, FCS

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Dr Andrew Komba, PO - RALG

Representative from NBS

Aidan Eyakuze, Twaweza

Lulu Ng’wanakilala, LSF

10:30
Morena
Tea Break
10:25
Main Hall
The Evidence: What have we learnt about state - CSO relations in Tanzania?

SESSION HOST: Foundation for Civil Society

This session will present findings from a series of Regional CSO Directors’ Forums held to discuss and generate evidence that can be used to advocate for improved relationships between CSOs and the various government bodies they interact with at all levels.

PRESENTER: Israel Ilunde, Youth Partnership Countrywide

PANEL MODERATOR: Anna Kulaya, TANGO

PANEL SPEAKERS: Vickness Mayao, Registrar of NGOs

Francis Kiwanga, FCS

Israel Ilunde, Youth Partnership Countrywide

13:00
Morena

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00
Main Hall
Impacts of collaboration with policy makers at the local and nation al level.

SESSION HOST: Policy Forum

This session aims at sharing learning outcomes emanating from collaboration with policymakers and Councillors at the local and national level. This panel will also feature the experience sharing on the SDGs Voluntary National Review process and how CSOs and Government collaborated in producing the 2019 National VNR report.

PANEL MODERATOR: Reynald Maeda, Secretary General UNA-TZ/TSDP

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Stephen Chacha, APF/TSDP - VNR from CSOs perspective

Dr. Lorah Madete, MoFP - VNR from Government perspective

Cosato Chumi, Mafinga MP - on Social Accountability

Paul Ole Tunyoni, Kiteto Councillor - on Social Accountability

14:00 - 15:30
Advocacy in the health sector: Sikika’s experience.

SESSION HOST: Sikika

The aim of this session is to share the experience of Sikika’s in the strengthening of health systems and structures through evidence based advocacy in Tanzania. In particular, Sikika will share strategies used in setting the agenda, influencing changes (boundary partners), as well as achievements and challenges in this work.

PANEL MODERATOR: Parliamentary Committee for HIV/AIDS

SESSION SPEAKERS:

MoHCDGEC Representative

PO-RALG Representative

Kondoa District Health Secretary

Irenei Kiria, SIKIKA

Parliamentary Committee for Social Services and Development

Patrick Kinemo, SIKIKA

14:00 - 17:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Scaling access to justice through partnerships for sustainable development in Tanzania.

SESSION HOST: Legal Services Facility (LSF)

The main objective of the session is to improve community legal protection and promotion of rights through access to justice. Specifically, the session aims to highlight the contribution of legal aid services in increasing access to justice and development; showcase partnerships between CSOs, Government and Judiciary that have contributed to access to justice to communities; and increase knowledge and skills among legal aid providers and access to justice stakeholders on partnership building for advancement of access to justice for all. PANEL MODERATOR: Tike Mwambipile, Tanzania Women Lawyers Association.

PANEL SPEAKERS: Hon. Justice Robert Vincent Makaramba, Retired Judge - High Court of Tanzania

Felistas Joseph Mushi, Ministry of Constitutional and Legal Affairs

Lulu Ng’wanakilala, LSF

Amina Jumanne Kavirondo, Tanzania Prison Service Department

Paulina Alex, NELICO

15:00 - 16:00
Main Hall
The role of collaboration in influencing policy change at the national level

SESSION HOST: Policy Forum

The panel will share experiences on how they have had successful interventions as a result of closely working together with policy makers at the National level. This will entail highlighting the do’s and don’ts that CSOs in the fraternity should consider. And vivid examples of the contribution that they have made in influencing the same.

PANEL MODERATOR: Neema Bwaira, Save the Children

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Mwemezi Makumba, HakiElimu -- on the Education Sector

Joram Wimmo, Action Aid Tanzania -- on the Agriculture Sector

Lilian Kallaghe, Sikika -- on the Health Sector

Israel Ilunde - Youth Partnership Countrywide -- on Tax

15:30 - 17:00
VIP Breakout
Artists for social change: How civil society can partner with artists to bring about social change

SESSION HOSTS: Twaweza and The Tanzania Federation of Artists

This session will present insights from recent zonal engagements with artists across the country. The session will offer insight into how civil society can support artists with their governance challenges while also presenting ideas for civil society organizations to meaningfully engage artists in their work.

PRESENTER: Robert Mwampembwa, Veteran Artist

DISCUSSANTS:

Maya Kitururu, Veteran Artist

Lalamtane Merinyo, Veteran Artist

16:00 - 17:00
Main Hall
Towards Greater Government - CSO Alignment on Tax Compliance Issues: The Way Forward.

SESSION HOST: AcT2

This session will include the presentation of findings from an assessment of most common taxation compliance challenges for CSOs and the underlying causes. The assessment was undertaken in September – October 2019. The session will also offer the wider group an opportunity to discuss the recommendations and areas of action for improving compliance for both CSOs and TRA.

PRESENTER: Adv. Stella Cosmas (CFE), Institute of Tax Administration

PANELISTS:

Tanzania Revenue Authority

KPMG / Accountability in Tanzania Programme (AcT 2)

Equality for Growth

Working Cocktail: CSO Directors’ high level discussion on the strategic effectiveness of the civil society sector
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07:30 - 08:45
Mikumi Hall
Haba na Haba Radio Program Recording

The role of civil society organizations in the provision of social services.

SESSION HOST: BBC Media Action

This will be a debate featuring CSO representatives and government officials which will generate content for the radio program “Haba na Haba”.

MODERATOR:

Marygoreth Richard

DISCUSSANTS: TBD

09:00 - 10:00
Main Hall
CSOs influencing government actions: Leveraging strategic litigation for law reforms

SESSION HOST: LHRC

This session intends to highlight the benefits of strategic litigation and how organizations and individuals can make effective use of it for desired societal change.

PRESENTER: Francis Stolla, Advocate

PANEL MODERATOR: Steven Msechu,TLS

DISCUSSANTS:

Tike Mwambipile, TAWLA

Alex Mgongolwa, Excellent Attorneys

Hamis Mkindi, LHRC

09:00 - 09:30
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji: Welcome Remarks

Racheal Chagonja, Coordinator, HakiRasilimali

Donald Kasongi, Chairman, HakiRasilimali Board of Directors

09:00 - 10:00
VIP Breakout
Citizen-led anti-corruption efforts

SESSION HOST: AcT2

The objectives of this session are to help participants gain insights from experiences of working with PETS to influence local decision making and tackling corruption; as well as to reflect on the recent citizens-led anti-corruption efforts, lessons and key messages for the government oversight institutions

PRESENTER: Accountability in Tanzania Programme (AcT 2)

PANELISTS:

Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau

Presidents’ Office Regional Administration and Local Government

Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT)

09:00 – 11:00
Mikumi Hall
Shifting the Power back to communities: what does it take?

SESSION HOSTS: Africa Philanthropy Network, Wilde Ganzen Foundation, FCS

Change the Game Academy, an online and classroom training programme aiming to channel the responsibility to alleviate poverty to where it ultimately belongs: the people themselves. In this workshop, Africa Philanthropy Network, FCS and Wilde Ganzen Foundation (Netherlands) will take participants on a journey: from challenges to opportunities; from dependency towards local sustainability. Participants can expect to leave this session with concrete tools to develop their own sustainability plan. PANELISTS:

Dr. Stigmata Tenga, APN

Nienke Nuijens, Wilde Ganzen

Edna Chilimo, FCS

09:30 - 11:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji - Executive Plenary

The State of transparency and accountability in the extractives sector

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

This session will discuss the current state of the extractives sector, particularly to look at the mining sector and natural gas projects in the country: Issues will include the state of transparency and accountability.

SPEAKERS

Hon. Dotto Mashaka Biteko, Minister for Minerals

Hon. Dr. Medard Matogolo Kalemani, Minister for Energy

MODERATOR: Silas O’lang, Co-Director, NRGI Anglophone

10:00 – 11:00
Main Hall
Examining the contribution of community-based organizations in enhancing access to justice

SESSION HOST: LHRC

This session will discuss the role of CBOs in reducing the justice gap and amplify successful cases by CBOs. The session also aims at sharing experiences on different access to justice solutions at different localities and developing a national strategic plan for CBOs’ work on access to justice

PRESENTER: Scholastica Jullu, LSF

PANEL MODERATOR: Tito Magoti,LHRC

DISCUSSANTS

Bon Mato, WASHEHABITA

John Ngiga, TUPACE

Pili Kuliwa – Paralegal

10:00 – 11:00
People and power: Success stories and lessons drawn from village level animation work

SESSION HOST: Twaweza

The session will offer a series of success stories and lessons drawn from village level animation work. Community animators mobilize people around a joint action plan and help to unlock accountability. Through regular follow up, active participation and regular reporting to the community, they help to

solve problems. A representative from Mbogwe district (tbc) and two animators will share how they made partnership between government and citizens a reality. SPEAKERS

Elias M Kayandabila, DED – Mbogwe District Council

Rukia Masayanyika, Community Animator

Petro Hyera, Community Animator

11:00 – 11:30
Morena

BREAK

11:30 - 12:15
Main Hall
State of Accountability in Tanzania

Assessing the contribution of non-state actors in the public financial management system in Tanzania

SESSION HOST: WAJIBU Institute of Public Accountability

This session will focus on how non-state actors have impacted the public finance management system in the country with the aim of showing the relevance of partnership with the government in the country’s development issues.

PRESENTER: Aidan Eyakuze, Twaweza DISCUSSANTS:

Richard Angelo, Policy Forum

Dr. Beng Issa - National Economic Empowerment Council

11:30 – 13:00
VIP Breakout
Partnership to enhance learning

SESSION HOST: Shule Direct

This session aims at highlighting how partners working for students and teachers can deliver their goals through Shule Direct’s web and mobile platforms and access its growing subscriber base of thousands of students and teachers effectively. PANEL CHAIR: Faraja Nyalandu, Shule Direct

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Jabhera Matogoro, Kondoa Community Network

Judith Kapinga, HakiElimu

11:30 – 13:00
Mikumi Hall
Climate Change emergence and its nexus to gender equality and food security in Tanzania

SESSION HOSTS: Forum CC + Oxfam

This session will dive deep into providing a critical analysis showing the nexus between gender responsiveness inclusion and climate change using evidence drawn from Oxfam’s project implementation areas. SESSION SPEAKERS:

Oxfam in Tanzania

Forum CC

Community Development Officers

11:30 - 13:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji: Plenary One

Permanent sovereignty and resource nationalism

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

This session will discuss legal provisions surrounding resource nationalism, including article 27 of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania stating that “every person has the duty to protect the natural resources of United Republic of Tanzania (URT)” as well as section 4(1) of the Permanent Sovereignty Act of 2017 providing that “the people of United Republic of Tanzania shall have permanent sovereignty over all natural wealth and resources”.

MODERATOR: Dr. Abel Kinyondo, University of Dar es Salaam

PANELISTS:

Prof. Sufiani Bukurura, Consultant

Mrs. Neema Mwanga, Ministry of Constitution and Legal Affairs

Mr. Simon Shayo, Vice president GGM, Tanzania

Hon. Zitto Kabwe, Economist and Member of Parliament

12:15 - 13:00
Main Hall
State of Accountability in Tanzania

The President’s 100 billionaires target: What should be done to realize this noble idea? SESSION HOST: WAJIBU Institute of Public Accountability

The session will dwell on the strategies that can be used by multiple stakeholders in order to achieve the President’s wish, especially those that rely of partnerships between government, CSOs and the private sector.

PRESENTER: Godfrey Simbeye, TPSF DISCUSSANTS:

Prof. Marcelina Chijoriga, University of Dar Es Salaam

Aidan Eyakuze, Twaweza

13:00 - 14:00
Morena

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00
Main Hall
Local content consideration: What role do citizens play in the implementation of the country’s strategic projects?

SESSION HOST: WAJIBU Institute of Public Accountability

This session will discuss the role of citizens in the implementation of country’s strategic projects. Much emphasis will be laid on what is there in terms of local content and how citizens can effectively utilize that space to enhance the implementation of strategic projects for economic development.

PRESENTER: Dr. Beng Issa - National Economic Empowerment Council

DISCUSSANTS:

Godfrey Simbeye, TPSF

Aidan Eyakuze, Twaweza

14:00 - 16:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji: Plenary Two

Extractive sector and power dynamics (oversight, representation and legislation)

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

There is greater heterogeneity among stakeholders than what is usually admitted both in activism and academia. Communities around extractives are not homogeneous and there are usually controversial conflicts of interests and visions of the future. This session will debate both explicit and implicit potential conflicts of interest and visions with extreme care and analytical rigor.

MODERATOR: Kaleb Gamaya, CEO, Tanganyika Law Society

PANELISTS:

Rashid Shangazi (MP), Member of Parliament

Hon Salome Makamba (MP), Member of Parliament

Hon. Dustan Kitandula (MP), Energy & Minerals Committee

Hon. Josephine Lemoyan, Member of Parliament – EALA

Bishop Dr. Stephen Munga, Chairperson Interfaith standing Committee

14:00 - 15:30
VIP Breakout
Assessment of soft skills in vocational and technical education: Experience from field tests

SESSION HOST: Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO)

This session will present a work readiness youth assessment that was built with the end-user in mind. The aim of the test was to implement rigorous research on measuring skills, with the need for partnership with ownership of the test and its analysis by instructors and the Ministry of Education.

PRESENTERS:

Aden Ruvurahende, VSO

Elizabeth Desforges, VSO

15:00 - 17:00
Main Hall
Experience Sharing: Public finance management advocacy around domestic revenue collection, resource allocation and oversight being done

SESSION HOST: Sikika

The focus of this session is to discuss Sikika’s findings with the audience, gather their experiences within public financial management and to engage with them on what linkages can be achieved to bring about meaningful and sustainable improvements in processes relating to the utilization of public resources in Tanzania.

PRESENTER: Daniel Mugizi, Sikika

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Ministry of Finance Representative

Parliamentary Committee for Public Accounts (PAC)

Parliamentary Committee for Local Authority Accounts (LAAC)

16:00 - 18:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji: Plenary Three

The extractive sector and the legal framework

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

Discussions in this session will explore the idea that, if countries in sub-Saharan Africa closed the ‘implementation gap’ and fully implemented their own laws, they could generate greater income from natural resources and better combat the negative human and environmental impacts of extraction.

PANEL MODERATOR: Steven Msechu

PANELISTS:

Thomas Scurfield, Natural Resource Governance Institute

Hon. Dr. Peter Kafumu, Former Mineral Commissioner

Edwin Igenge, Director of Legal Services, Ministry of Minerals

Ms. Alice Swai , Swissaid-Tanzania

17:00 – 22:00

HakiRasilimali Cocktail Party (Invitations Only)

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07:30 - 08:45
Main Hall
BREAKFAST TALK: Nurturing Industrialization through Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors in Tanzania

Opportunities and Challenges. Research undertaken by HakiRasilimali (“Extractive Resources- Industrialization Linkages: Opportunities, Challenges and Lessons for Tanzania)

PRESENTER: Dr. Japhace Poncian

DISCUSSANT: Dr. Abel Kanyondo, University of Dar es Salaam)

GUEST SPEAKER: Hon. Innocent Bashungwa, Minister of Industry and Trade

07:30 - 08:45
Main Hall
Niambie Radio Program Recording

Youth perspectives on the role of civil society in Tanzania

SESSION HOST: BBC Media Action

Niambie is a radio youth discussion conducted in Swahili. The main objective of this special recording will be to understand the clear meaning of CSOs and explore how young people can meaningfully engage with them

MODERATORS:

Noel Mwakalindile, BBC MA

Melisa Michael, BBC MA

DISCUSSANTS:

09:00 - 10:30
Main Hall
The 4-4-2 Principle: Looking into the Women, Youth and PWDs Empowerment Initiative

SESSION HOSTS: SHIVYAWATA and OXFAM

This session will discuss the implementation of Local Government Finances Act, Cap. 290 (Finance Act, 2018) that was amended to set aside 10% of their revenue collection for purposes of funding in terms of free interest loans to registered groups of women, youth and persons with disabilities aimed at economically empowering the marginalized groups and reduce inequalities.

PANEL MODERATOR: Blandina Sembu, Secretary General, SHIVYAWATA Women Wing

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Kaganzi Rutachwamagyo, Inclusive Development Promoters and Consultants

Sharifa Y. Nabalang’anya, Senior Community Development Officer-Dodoma Municipal Council

Representative from President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local government

09:00 - 10:30
Ubia Marquee Hall
Fostering meaningful youth participation in development: For us by us, with us!

SESSION HOST: United Nations Association of Tanzania (UNAT)

The session will discuss creative ways of meaningfully partnering with youth as real actors with meaningful contributions to the country’s development -- answering questions such as how do we build trust in national youth led movements?

MODERATOR: Kamala Dickson

SPEAKERS:

Hussein Melele, Mulika Tanzania

Reynald Maeda, UNA Tanzania

Representative from the Department of Youth, Prime Minister’s Office

09:00 – 13:00
VIP Breakout
From transparency to enhanced revenue management

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

This session will explore how Tanzania can enhance her revenue management by promoting an industrialization strategy that leverages her natural resource capital.

MODERATOR: Dennis Mwenda

PANELISTS:

Gerald Mturi, CEO-Tanzania Chamber of Mines

Dr. Blandina Kilama, REPOA

Ludovick Utouh, WAJIBU Institute of Public Accountability

Dr. Camillus Kassala, MSG CSO TEITI

09:00 – 13:00
Mikumi Hall
Local content and community voices:

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

Focus 1: Gender and Extractives This session will explore how women on their own can seek to create a political space for them to participate and engage in the extractive sector value chain through, traditional and non-traditional ways.

MODERATOR: Chenai Kakumba, Chair of the PWYP Global Council

PANELISTS:

Ms. Pamela O’Donnell’s, Canadian High Commissioner for Tanzania

Adv. Aisha Sinda, Advocate High court of Tanzania

Gloria Majinga, Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (Malawi)

Ms Naomi Johnson, Canadian Bar Association (sharing global lessons)

Focus 2: Local content and inclusive growth This session aims to highlight and further explore the idea that effective stakeholders’ consultation in development of local content policies maximizes knowledge and transparency for effective decision making.

MODERATOR: Nicomedes Kajungu

PANELISTS

Martha Kamzora, Equinor

Donald Kasongi, Governance Links

Charles Nyangi, PURA

Prof Davis Mwamfupe, His Lordship Mayor, Dodoma Municipal

09:00 – 13:00
Tarangire Hall
Extractive sector and geopolitics

SESSION HOST: HakiRasilimali

This session will allow participants from Tanzania, EAC and SADC to share their experiences on natural resource governance, with a key focus on EACOP, LNG, Africa Mining Vision and EAC Mining bill and its current status

PRESENTER: Dr. Elifuraha Laltaika, Tumaini University

MODERATOR: Gilbert Makore, Oxfam East Africa

DISCUSSANT: Hon. Mathias Kasamba, Natural Resource Committee EALA

10:30 - 11:00
Morena

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10:30 - 11:00
Main Hall
Film showing and short presentation

Partnership to End Sexual Violence Against Children

The session aims to provoke debate on how CSOs can come together and partner up in ending the menace of sexual harassment against children and women in our communities, regardless of their different methodologies of approaches.

PRESENTER: Aline Augustin Hatar, Tanzania Community Civic Initiatives (TACCI)

11:00 - 13:00
Main Hall
Delivering for the girl child

SESSION HOST: Msichana Initiative

The session will focus on the need for renewed efforts and urgent and coordinated action in addressing girls’ pressing issues, in the spirit of partnership for progress. MODERATOR: Victoria Lihiru - Executive Director, Her Ability

SPEAKERS:

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly

Representative from UN-WOMEN

John Kalage - Executive Director, HakiElimu

Lilian Liundi - Executive Director, TGNP

Mary Ndaro - Coordinator, Care Tanzania

Representative from Save the Children

Rebeca Gyumi - Executive Director, Msichana Initiative

11:00 – 12:00
VIP Breakout
Diversity and inclusion in civil society in Tanzania through the eyes of young photographers.

SESSION HOST: HIVOS

In this session, two photographers will showcase photos taken from different Voice projects in Tanzania, with the aim of making diversity in communities more visible and promoting a greater understanding of inclusive development; thereby building more genuine partnerships.

SPEAKERS:

Aika Invocavith Kimaro, PhotoJournalist

Imani Nsamila, PhotoJournalist

11:00 - 13:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Inclusive approach to budgetary process a way to increase budget allocation for vulnerable groups, children in particular

SESSION HOSTS: Save the Children

This session will include a 3-minute video presentation/documentary on findings of the budget analysis for the National Plan of Action to End Violence Against Women and Children (NPA-VAWC) conducted by Save the Children in August 2019. Discussions will aim to inspire and influence NGOs and CSOs to engage in agenda setting and budgetary processes aimed at enhancing child sensitive budgeting as a way of improving social services for Children in Tanzania.

MODERATOR: Neema Bwaira, Save the Children International

SPEAKERS:

Paul Paul Quarles Van Ufford, UNICEF Tanzania Office

Dr. Titus Mwageni, Institute of Rural Development Planning

Prof. Joyce Kinabo, Sokoine University of Agriculture

12:00 – 13:00
VIP Breakout
Civil society contribution towards realizing sustainable development goals in Tanzania.

SESSION HOST: Tanzania Sustainable Development Platform

This session aims at sharing civil society experiences in preparation and presentation of the Tanzania Voluntary National Review Report on SDGs in 2019; Presenters will also share selected case studies on how civil society organizations in Tanzania are contributing towards realizing Sustainable Development Goals all with the aim of promoting partnerships with the public and private sector in the implementation of SDGs.

MODERATOR: Reynald Maeda, UNA-TZ, and Co-Convener Tanzania Sustainable Development Platform

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Stephen Chacha, APF/dLab and Co-Convener Tanzania Sustainable Development Platform

Iman Hatibu, Policy Forum

Godfrey Boniventura, Haki Elimu

Ruth Minja, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

Isack Idama, SHIVYAWATA

13:00 - 14:00
Morena

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30
Main Hall
Strengthening partnerships for inclusivity to realize women’s rights for an equal future

SESSION HOST: UN Women

This session will look at how all actors working to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls can enhance collaboration for women and girls to enjoy their rights and for the achievement of gender equality in Tanzania. The session will set a tone that reflects how the women’s rights movement in Tanzania has evolved and gather views on how different generations of activists can work better together; and how a multi-generational approach can be used to galvanise actions that further the rights of women and girls. Speakers will share lessons learnt, experiences, challenges and best practices that can help to ensure an equal future.

MODERATOR: Dr. Blandina Kilama

SESSION SPEAKERS:

Mary Rusimbi, Women Fund Tanzania (WFT)

Ms. Pili Mtambalike, Media Consultant

Advocate Rebeca Gyumi, Msichana Initiative

Fatma Said Ahmed, African Youth and Adolescents Network in Tanzania

Hon. Rashid Shangazi, Member of Parliament for Mlalo Constituency

Mr Julius Mbilinyi, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children

14:00 - 16:00
VIP Breakout
Highlighting the role of partnership in reaching the 90-90-90 and ending the HIV epidemic.

SESSION HOST: HJF Medical Research International, Inc.

The session will showcase the impact brought through partnership between the government, HJFMRI/Walter Reed Project Tanzania and non-governmental institutions in curbing the spread and effects of HIV and AIDS. During this session the audience gain a better understanding of the context in HIV and AIDS high-burdened regions, best practices in mitigating challenges, types of partnership and progress towards 90-90-90 in ending the HIV epidemic.

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Aday Adetosoye, HJFMRI

Dr. Frederick Ndossi, HJFMRI

Jacksona Mbogela, HJFMRI

Dr. Magnus Ndolichimpa, HJFMRI

14:00 - 16:00
Ubia Marquee Hall
Jukwaa la Uziduaji: Way forward and Closing

HOST: HakiRasilimali

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Hon Jenister Mhagama

Ms. Pamela O’Donnell’s (Canadian High Commissioner

Representative from BAKWATA

15:30 - 17:00
Main Hall
Post-Beijing reflection: A critical assessment of progress in women’s rights in Tanzania

SESSION HOST: TGNP

The aim of this session is to provide space for learning and sharing of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action, focusing on achievements and challenges; and holding to hold an intergenerational discussion where women of different age groups share their experiences on Beijing as part of mentorship, knowledge transfer and succession. The session should lead participants to collectively strategize on key priority issues for the post Beijing +25

MODERATOR: Lilian Liundi, TGNP

SPEAKERS:

Jane Magigita, Equality for Growth

Asseny Muro, TGNP Mtandao Board Chairperson

Asha Nyoni

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7:30 - 9:00
Main Hall
MASTERCLASS: Opportunities for Stronger CSOs - Government Collaboration: Learning from the past, the present and visioneering the future

SPEAKERS:

Prof. Joseph Semboja, UONGOZI Institute

Usu Mallya, UN Women

Arrival of Participants & Entertainment
Arrival of Dignitaries, Members of Parliament, City Council Officials, Representatives from Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Development Partners
Arrival of Guest of Honor

Hon. Selemani Saidi Jaffo, Waziri, OR-TAMISEMI

11:15 - 11:30
Francis-Kiwanga
Executive Director, FCS
Welcome Note
11:30 - 11:45
Experience from the CSO Week 2019
11:30
justice-cso
Coordinator, CSO Week 2019
Overview of the CSO Week 2019
12:15 - 13:00
jafo
Minister, President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government
Keynote Address from Guest of Honor
13:00 - 13:15
Fatuma Toufiq
MP, Founder WOWAP
Vote of Thanks
13:15 - 13:30
Group Photo with Dignitaries
13:30 - 15:00
Morena
Lunch & Entertainment