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.
Civic education is the cornerstone of all successful democracies. We firmly believe that extensive civic education should be included in our national school curriculum. So that all citizens are taught about our political system, the rule of law, their fundamental human rights, the Namibian Constitution, and how to make a positive contribution in so...
Join us next week with our guest speakers on our Online Public Discussion on Genocide Reparations, where we place Human Dignity at the heart of the discussion.
NID Programme Manager for Civic Education, Mr. Panduleni Nghipandulwa, at a recent capacity-building training for Namibia’s Honorable Members of Parliament. #NID #WAD #CapacityBuilding #NamibianParliamentaryCommittee
At our recent #AfricaYouthSummit, HW Dr. Job Shipululo Amupanda, urged the youth to “choose substance over form”, when it comes to taking a hold of their democracy. 🇳🇦✊🏽 Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia
At our recent #AfricaYouthSummit, Activist Ndiilokelwa N. M Nthengwe, urged the youth to not wait for ‘seat at the table’, but demand equality of inter-generational advocacy that uplifts all marginalized youth groups. 🇳🇦✊🏽🌍 Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia
The NID recently conducted a baseline study in the Kavango East Region under the topic Protection of Natural Resources in Namibia Campaign: Focusing on Rosewood funded by Transparency International (TI). The aim of this study was to enhance public access to comprehensive, accurate, relevant and current information on rosewood so that Nam...
At our recent #AfricaYouthSummit, Hon. Patience Masua urged the youth to take a hold of their generational mandate. Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia 🇳🇦✊🏽
Join us today at 12PM as we celebrate Africa Youth Day with our panel of change makers. The Summit will be streamed live on NIDs Facebook page, or join us via zoom. #AfricaYouthDay #YouthLeadership
The NID will be hosting an African Youth Summit on youth representation in leadership, youth activism and youth electoral participation on June 16th. Be sure to join us via Zoom! Eventbrite link in bio.
Churches have an important role to play when it comes to creating a better standard of living for Namibian citizens. NID hosted a civic education workshop for different church groups in Omararu. The objective of this intervention was to educate the participants about democracy, good governance, leadership, and the fundamental human rights. Th...