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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 programmes in Namibia. Current programmes include a domestic civil society election observation programme, political party training, civic and voter education, anti-corruption and study circle programmes.

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Civic Education Boot Camp 2021

The NID Civic Education Boot Camp aims to provide school-going learners with an in-depth understanding of democracy, human rights, the rule of law, good governance and leadership. A combination of 20 learners from Hage Geingob, Immanuel Shifidi, Khomastura and Jacob Marengo Secondary schools were selected to participate in this event, which took pl...
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NID Donates 100 Home Solar Systems

NID, in partnership with ExxonMobil, recently donated 100 home solar systems to the children of the Kunene region.This forms part of an initiative called 'Learning at Home with Nali', which aims to help create a conducive home learning environment for school-going learners. The official handover ceremony was initiated by the Mayor of the Opuwo Town...
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NID Meets the Oshana Regional Council

NID Programme Manager of Civic Education, Mr. Panduleni Nghipandulwa, pictured with the Oshana Regional Councilor, Honorable Andreas Uutoni.
NID Programme Manager for Civic Education, Mr. Panduleni Nghipandulwa, pictured with the Oshana Regional Councilor, Honorable Andreas Uutoni.  
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Capacity-Building Training for Constituency Development Committees in the Omusati and Oshana Regions

Honorable Councilor of the Ongwediva Constituency, Honorable Andreas Uutoni addressing the participants.
Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID) recently hosted a capacity-building training for members of the Ongwediva Constituency Development Committee (CDC). This event was hosted in partnership with the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and the University of Namibia (UNAM). The overall objective of this initiative was to provide CDC members...
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Happy International Women's Day

On the 8th of March 2021, NID hosted an event in celebration of International Women's Day. The annual Women's Day Breakfast, which was hosted in Windhoek, was funded by the European Union (EU) and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF).  
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Empowering the Okahao and Onesi Constituency Development Committees

NID conducted a capacity-building training for the Okahao and Onesi Constituency Development Committees. This intervention aimed to capacitate the participants, by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute effectively to the development of their communities. This event, which was facilitated by Mr. Panduleni Nghipandulwa, wa...
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Civic Education Training in Khorixas

Mr. Panduleni Nghipandulwa engaging the youth of Khorixas.
On the 29th - 30th of September 2020, NID hosted a civic education workshop for various youth groups in Khorixas. The overall objective of the programme was to educate young people about the Namibian Constitution, our governance process and structures, the different types of elections in Namibia, as well as the role, rights and responsibilities of ...
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The Role of NID in Supporting Namibia's Election Process

Today on Good Morning Namibia, Panduleni Nghipandulwa and Ricardo Goagoseb disussed NID's role in supporting the election process. #NamibiaVotes2020
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Voter Education Training

Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), recently hosted a Voter’s Education Programme for young people in Namibia. The overall objective of the programme was to educate the youth about the election process and the importance of voting, with a particular focus on the upcoming Regional Council and...
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Women's Month Session with Innv8e Pty

The Director of NID, Ms. Naita Hishoono, was recently featured in the Women's Month Session and Newsletter of Innv8e (Pty) Ltd. See the video below.
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