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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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Regional and local authorities play an important role in promoting economic development and providing citizens with basic services such as access to water, electricity, affordable housing, sanitation, public transport, quality education and healthcare services.

Last week the Namibia Institute for Democracy and the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia hosted a capacity-building training for the Omaheke regional and local authority councillors. The overall objective of this training was to provide Councillors with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to effectively serve and provide services to their communiti...

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Various groups from civil society organisations met with the visiting reviewers from France, Uganda, and the UNODC at the Anti Corruption Commission of Namibia to discuss UNCAC implementation in Namibia.

It was a good discussion covering a range of issues including the independence of the ACC, deficiencies in the ACC Act, whistleblowing, procurement, weaknesses in the judicial system, the lack of resources for civic education, the lack of transparency on party political finance and the declaration of assets/conflict of interest.

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The nationwide Kurt-Böhme Speaker Competition took place at DHPS in August, where young speakers from different Namibian schools proved their talents

The ninth and eleventh graders made it to the jury - consisting of Dr. Andreas Götze ( Hitradio Namibia ), Naita Hishoono ( German Embassy Windhoek ), Erika von Wietersheim (journalist and author) and Jasko Rust ( Namibia Institute for Democracy ) - anything but easy. Congratulations to our eloquent DHPS students Maike Metzger (grade 11) and Gabrie...

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The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in collaboration with the Namibia Institute for Democracy and IPPR Namibia held a one day workshop in Windhoek.

The aim of the workshop was to highlight the importance of whistleblower protection in Namibia. This included ensuring protection from retaliation, occupational detriment and insecurity (physical, economic and social). This workshop targeted lawyers and journalists and whistleblowers.  

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NID in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia conducted civic education sessions in the Otjozondjupa, Kunene and Oshikoto regions.

NID visited Otjikondo Primary School, Khorab Secondary School in Otavi, and Tsintsabis Combined School. The learners were informed about Namibia’s governance process and structures, their fundamental human rights and how to actively participate in the development of their communities.

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PDF in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia and The Children's Movement Namibia.

The learners from the Jacob Marengo Secondary School and Hage Geingob High School explored the benefits of the APRM. The discussion unpacked advantages of the APRM and potential disadvantages and how it could be mitigated. The students identified themes that they considered Namibia to have in common with other African countries, and based on these ...

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Grade 10 learners from Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek - DHPS visit NID

Grade 10 learners from Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek - DHPS Lukas Neuhaus, Svenja Koziol and Hannah Cronje visited NID this morning. The purpose of the visit was to get a better understanding of the work NID does and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) particularly SDG4 Quality Education and SDG8 Decent Work and Economic Growth. Learne...

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Today -The Namibia Institute for Democracy and Gießen were featured in a German newspaper.

Creative ideas implemented by Namibian and German learners through a 2-year collaborative project with the city of Gießen and the Namibia Institute for Democracy

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Civil Society Consultation: Mid-year review and the 2023-2024 financial year.

IPPR Namibia and the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia held a civil society consultation on Friday, 22 July 2022 with the Minister of Finance, Hon Iipumbu Shiimi to discuss budget priorities for the mid-year review and the 2023-2024 financial year. In case you missed it, click on the link to watch the recording. https://www.facebook.com/6435...

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Public Discussion Forum

Vendors Initiative for Social & Economic Transformation- VISET Namibia, @tcm_movement and NID in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia interrogated the dual economic system in Namibia. The big question was to formalise or not to formalise the informal trading sector? How can we create an enabling environment for these economic he...

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Spot the Difference 3rd Edition

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Namibia Fact Check

Namibia Fact Check is an initiative that aims to verify public statements and media reports. Claims will be fact checked for accuracy using credible data and information.

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Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Millenium Development Goals (SDG) goals assist not only NID, but most GRN-institutions, businesses and NGOs to make the world a fairer place to live in.

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