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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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NID in collaboration with the British High Commission and Regain Trust conducted a gender sensitivity workshop with the Windhoek City Police.

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that commenced on 25 November 2021. NID in collaboration with the British High Commission and Regain Trust conducted a gender sensitivity workshop with the Windhoek City Police. The workshop provided knowledge sharing skills and tools needed to effectively add...

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NID together with UNDP Namibia will be conducting a capacity building training on Digital Democracy for civil society organisations.

NID together with UNDP Namibia will be conducting a capacity building training on Digital Democracy for civil society organisations. Keep checking our social pages for more information. UNDp   

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NID's Executive Director Naita Hishoono was invited as a speaker by the Fridtjof-Hansen Academy for Political Education in Ingelheim, Germany.

To facilitate further development through social and political action people to people dialogue is necessary. NID's Executive Director Naita Hishoono was invited as a speaker by the Fridtjof-Hansen Academy for Political Education in Ingelheim, Germany. The purpose of the visit is to create awareness of the Ovaherero/Nama and Damara genocide and bui...

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Civic Education

The purpose of civic education is to educate citizens and equip them with the knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions about matters pertaining to socio-political issues. Thank you @pandu_nghipandulwa and @nbcnamibia for your participation in democracy.

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It's okay, not to be okay.

The #ConsciousCitizens theme for this year is centered around Mental Health Awareness: "It's okay, not to be okay"We will demystify how mental illness affects the individual person and/or the youth from a social political perspective, and unpack how the voracious consumption of social media can lead to #mental #illnesses , while tapping into how we...

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Mental Health affects us all.

 Let's be a society that values, promotes and protects good mental health. #healthiswealth

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How do we enhance citizen participation in governance?

A fundamental aspect of democracy is the involvement of citizens, it strengthens the bond between government and its citizens.Visit the link to access publications on good governance https://www.nid.org.na/publications/good-governance    

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Civic Education Programme.

Our civic education programme educates the youth to be well informed on matters pertaining to the rule of law, the Constitution, branches of government, advocacy and lobbying as well as elections in Namibia.

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International day of Democracy.

The basic meaning of democracy is “rule by the people.” As a result, policy actors (especially those in national governments who heretofore have been tempted to assert that they know what the people want) must give serious consideration to popular values, attitudes, preferences and behaviors. In short, policy actors need to attend to public opinion...

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NID Supports the Sustainable Development goals.

The Namibia Institute for Democracy supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and celebrates women who do extraordinary efforts towards building civil society in Namibia.

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Spot the Difference 3rd Edition

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Spot The Difference 3rd Edition Launched!

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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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