The United Republic of Tanzania
National Defence College
The NDC Tanzania seeks:
“To be the most prestigious institution for imparting training in national and international security to selected senior Defence and Civil Service Officers, equipping them with skills and knowledge necessary for sound decision making in complex national and international security and strategic environment”.
The mission of the NDC – Tanzania is:
“To equip senior Defence and Government policy makers with the necessary background and understanding of the total system of economic, political, military, scientific, international relations, national organizational aspects and the planning necessary for national security both in its internal dynamics as well as external compulsions”.
ROLES OF NDC
üTo provide a platform for selected senior officers from the Defence Forces as well as other organizations and departments of the government for the purpose of giving them structured exposure to diverse issues related to national security;
üTo facilitate the individual development of the selected senior officers by creating at the College the necessary academic environment related to national security;
üTo develop mutual understanding between different organizations of the government by creating the necessary working environment and opportunities for development of such understanding between course participants;
üTo be an instrument for the government to foster understanding and regional cooperation and linkages in the national, regional and international security-related fields with countries of the region.
COLLEGE EMBLEM AND MOTTO
The College Emblem has the Court of Arms of the United Republic of Tanzania Superimposed on the colours of Defence Services. The shape of the Emblem is a shield symbolizing “defence”. The Emblem
bears the College Motto and philosophy, “Quest for Liberty, Wisdom and Peace”.