Namibia Institute for Democracy
The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), founded in 1991, implements civic education, civil society development, socio-political survey and research and anti-corruption programs in Namibia. Current programs include a domestic civil society election observation program, political party training, civic and voter education, anti-corruption and study circle programs.
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'Spot the difference' now available for free download
Namibia is a representative democracy. Therefore, it is in the public’s interest to know the views, policies and implementation strategies of political parties contesting in the Regional Council and Local Authority Elections dated for 27th November 2015. Our publication 'Spot the difference' provides an overview of the different political parties by asking them 50 different questions on different topics and is now available for free download.
NID introduces EU-Project at DRFN Public Dialogue
NID's Executive Director Naita Hishoono presented the project "Strengthening the Interaction between Civil Society and Regional and Local Authorities through Development Committees" in Windhoek.
EU and NID meet Regional and Local Authorities
Her Excellency Mrs. Jana Hybaskova (Ambassador-designate of the European Union to the Republic of Namibia) and Namibia Institute for Democracy went to Kunene Region to meet with Regional and Local Authoritoes and Development Committees in Opuwo.
House of Democracy celebrates anniversary
The House of Democracy, which houses NID and three other partners of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), opened its doors for more than a 100 guest to celebrate its first anniversary in Windhoek.
NID in France
The reason for NID Executive Director Naita Hishoonos visit to France is to get a better view on democracy, civic education as well as NGOs and Governance. The place where the pictures were taken at was the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAEDI), Centre d'Analyse, de prevision et de Strategie (CAPS0) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
NID BOOK LAUNCH
16.03.2015 / NICE RESTAURANT / 11:30
Presentation of achievements concerning the Project "Interaction between civil society and regional and local governments in Namibia" and Launching of the book "Study on the Status, Role and Performance of Regional and Local Government Development Committees in selected Regions in Namibia"
International Womens Leadership Program
NID Executive Director Naita Hishoono is currently on a three week International Womens Leadership Program (IVLP) in the USA. Together with eleven other African women Ms. Hishoono recived an invitation by the US-State Department to be empowered as a Woman as Political Leaders.
PROJECTS IN 2014
In 2014, Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID) in collaboration with the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) and the Ministry of Regional and Local Government Housing and Rural Development (MRLGHRD) worked on several projects.