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.
Educating the boy and girl child one book at a time. The book ‘Namibian Youth on Gender Sensitivity and Gender Awareness was handed over to Immanuel Shifidi High School, A Shipena Secondary School and Khomastura High School. #knowledgeispower The books were funded by the British High Commission- UK in Namibia .
Mr Mpho Katjiuongua the Economic Diplomacy Officer from the British High Commission handed the books over to Mr Kenneth the Director at Jacob Marengo High School.The book ‘Namibian Youth on Gender Sensitivity and Gender Awareness’ was written by three Namibians depicting stories on gender.
Our youth need to be provided with the knowledge, skills and tools to participate in the social, economic and political development of Namibia. NID in partnership with @hsfnamibia conducted its first civic education training for 2022 with learners from Dr Lemmer High School and M & K Gertze High School in Rehoboth.
Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google have the potential to influence the way individuals think which essentially hijacks democracy. Understanding how social media algorithms work empowers us to know the difference between fact or fiction or propaganda.
In partnership with the British High Commission - UK in Namibia, NID conducted a workshop with the Namibian Police. This Awareness and Sensitivity workshop highlighted the tools needed to effectively address Gender-Based Violence.
#slidebacksaturday with UK in Namibia.This Gender Mainstreaming workshop was attended by various civil society groups highlighting on how gender assessment and gender impact can be a critical and core component of development, including educating the boy-child. A joint collaboration with the British High Commission raising awareness on gender equal...