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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 Programme

NID is currently hosting a Civic Education Programme for secondary school learners in the Khomas Region. The purpose of the intervention is to teach participants about their role, rights and responsibilities as citizens. The programme further aims to provide learners with tools that will enable them to contribute to the social, political and econom...
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The Youth and Church as Democratic Influencers

Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), hosted a Civic Education workshop for pastors and youth leaders in Otjiwarongo. The overall objective of this workshop was to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to actively pa...
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Civic Education Boot Camp 2020

The Namibia Institute for Democracy in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation, hosted the second Civic Education Bootcamp with learners from Dr Lemmer, M & K Gertze and Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School. The intervention was held at Hodygos Training Center in Okahandja of which only 16 participants could attend due to the restrictions imposed by ...
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Effects of COVID-19 on Education

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on Namibia's education system. NID recently hosted another public discussion forum to examine the effects of the state of emergency and lockdown on primary, secondary and tertiary education. Our esteemed speakers for this event were Ms. Seno Namwandi, who is the Director of Intellectual Property at the I...
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Governance in times of COVID-19

NID just hosted another online public discussion forum in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Namibia Commumity Broadcasters Network and College of the Arts. The topic of the discussion was 'Governance in times of COVID-19'. The overall objective of the event was to examine the effects that the pandemic has had on Namibia's governan...
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Human Rights in a State of Emergency

Namibia Institute for Democracy, in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation and Base 106.2 FM, recently hosted an online public discussion forum on 'Human Rights in a State of Emergency'. The purpose of the discussion was to explore the effects of the state of emergency and lockdown on our fundamental rights as citizens. The guest speakers for the...
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NID office closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

In the wake of the ongoing health crisis caused by the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus we have decided to close our office until the end of next week to ensure the health and well-being of our staff as well as our partners and donors. We are going to continue our work from home, if you need to get in contact with us just send us an email or c...
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Civic Education Boot Camp

NID recently hosted a Civic Education Boot Camp in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation. The overall objective of the Boot Camp was to deepen school-going learners' knowledge on democracy, the rule of law, good governance, elections in Namibia, as well as advocacy and lobbying. The event, which took place at the Hodygos training center in O...
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Civic Education Workshops in Rehoboth

NID conducted a Civic Education Programme for learners at M&K Gertze and Dr. Lemmer secondary schools in Rehoboth. The main objective was to empower learners who are part of student leadership bodies within their schools. It was interesting to observe that the participants were eager to learn more about their role, rights and responsibilities a...
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Civic Education workshops in full swing!

Civic Education workshop at Jacob Marengo Secondary School
 Just like last year, we are continuing our civic education workshops for school learners in the new year. We are working together with five different schools in Windhoek and are in the process of expanding our programme to the Hardap region, more specifically to Rehoboth. The programme consists of three separate sessions of two hours each in ...
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