INTRODUCTION Welcome To Tanzania Centre For Democracy

The Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD) is a non religious, non-partisan and not - for - profit non governmental membership organization founded by Parliamentary Political Parties. Current members are Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA), The Civic United Front (CUF), National Convention for

Construction and Reform Mageuzi (NCCR Mageuzi), and Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT- Wazalendo). Political Parties outside the parliament are Associate members who participate in TCD governance

organs by being represented as a block by one political party on a six months rotational basis.

It was founded on 5th July 2005, and registered under the Societies Ordinance 1954,in 2006.

Political Parties with Parliamentary representation established the centre to serve as cross party platform for parliamentary parties to cooperate in building and strengthening a culture for multiparty democracy through dialogue, consultation, strategizing and implement an agenda for democratic development.

Ms. Bernadetha Kafuko, Executive Director - Tanzania Center for Democracy (TCD)


Our Vision

A united, just, inclusive and prosperous Tanzania; fueled by a thriving culture and practice of multi-party democracy.

Our Mission

To promote democracy, constitutionalism and political tolerance among and between partner political parties through interparty dialogue, research, public engagement and capacity building.

Our Value

Political Tolerance, Collaboration, Transparency, Inclusivity, Integrity & Innovation.

Get Up to Date News Highlights

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Success Story: Fostering Multiparty Cooperation Through District Dialogue Forums (DDF)

The District Dialogue Forums, established in 12 districts of Tanzania, have unequivocally demonstrated their success. Initial results indicate that these forums have effectively brought together political...

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Empowering Women in Tanzanian Politics: TCD Launches Womens Forum to Boost Participation and Leadership

During the inauguration event, TCD Chairman, Prof. Ibrahim Lipumba, emphasized the Forums role in rectifying the gender balance within the realm of politics and leadership. He urged female politicians from diverse parties to...

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TCD Empowering Youth: Nationwide Training on Election and Politics

This inclusive endeavor brought together enthusiastic participants from key Tanzanian political parties, including Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Civic United Front (CUF), Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT Wazalendo), and National Convention for Construction...

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Our Activities Events & Calendar

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National Stakeholders Conference

The event will take place on 22nd and 23rd August 2023 at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dares Salaam.

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WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2023

Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of expression as a driver for all other human rights

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WOMEN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND LEADERSHIP

"Enhancing women participation in political and Electoral Processes". GUEST OF HONOR - Registrar of Political Parties HON. JUDGE FRANCIS MUTUNGI

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Questionaire Polls & Results

POLL #230

These poll questions could help the Tanzania Centre for Democracy gain insights into public perceptions and attitudes towards democracy, governance, and political representation in the country.

Poll Closing Date :
30 June, 2023 - 11.15 PM
1. How confident are you in the fairness of elections in Tanzania?
Very confident
Somewhat confident
Not very confident
Not at all confident
Don't know / Not sure
2. Which of the following do you believe is most important for strengthening democracy in Tanzania?
Protecting human rights and promoting good governance
Enhancing citizen participation in the democratic process
Promoting transparency and accountability in government
Ensuring free and fair elections
Other (please specify)
3. Do you believe that youth and women are adequately represented in politics and government in Tanzania?
Yes, youth and women are well-represented
Somewhat, but more progress is needed
No, there is a significant under-representation of youth and women
Don't know / Not sure
CURRET RESULTS

Our Core TCD Structure

The Summit

The SUMMIT shall meet at least once in every three Calendar months, but may hold extraordinary meetings

Steering Committee

TCD Leadership, The immediate TCD past-Chairman, The Chairman of the Technical Committee.

Technical Committee

Coming soon.....

The Secretariat

The Secretariat shall be composed of such Senior Staff of the TCD

Board of Trustees

The Board shall be a body corporate, with perpetual succession and a common seal.

Office Bearers

The Chairman of TCD, The Vice Chairman of TCD, The Executive Director

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Women & Youth Engaged
In the Democratic Process

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Research Reports and Policy
Briefs Published

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Political Parties
dialogues conducted

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Events and Workshops
Organised

Inspirational Quotes