Past event

Research Event

Tanzania’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Priorities

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme


Hon. Edward Ngoyai Lowassa MP, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Party; Prime Minister of Tanzania (2005-08)
Hon. Rachel Mashishanga Robert MP, Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) Party
Hon. Khalifa Suleiman Khalifa MP, Civic United Front (CUF) Party
Hon. Vita Rashid Mfaume Kawawa MP, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Party
Hon. Beatrice Matumbo Shellukindo MP, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Party


Despite varying degrees of instability in neighbouring countries, Tanzania has remained peaceful and maintained a reputation for stability. However, security is a growing concern for the Tanzanian Government across a number of areas. 

Members of Tanzania's Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Committee, will discuss the country's priorities and exchange views and ideas on these.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.