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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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African Youth Summit

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.

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NID hosted a civic education workshop for different church groups in Omararu.

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...

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Civic education Boot Camp.

Our Civic Education Boot Camp is currently underway at Hodygos Training Centre in Okahandja.  

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Civic Education Programme.

Our Civic Education Programme aims to provide school-going learners with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to make a positive contribution to Namibia’s socioeconomic and political development.    The intervention further aims to teach participants about Namibia’s political system, as well as their role, rights and responsibilities as...

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NID hosted an African Youth Summit at the NUST Mining Auditorium.

NID recently hosted an African Youth Summit at the NUST Mining Auditorium. We had young people discuss their participation in electoral processes, political participation and more. The event was moderated by Ricardo Goagoseb with a keynote address from ECN’s Commissioner, Gerson Tjihenuna and a special appearance from National Council member, Honorable Harald Kambrude.

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The boy child ‘A focus on Healthy Gender Relations’

At NID's last Public Discussion Forum, we addressed Gender Representation in Public Policy. A few young men in the audience raised a valid concern: "what platforms address the boy child?" The NID would like to address this in the next Public Discussion, and have invited two exceptional speakers who work directly with masculinity and namibian men an...

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NID hosted a Civic Education Boot camp at Hodygos Training Centre in Okahandja.

The overall objective of the program was to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to the socio-economic and political development of Namibia. A total of 20 learners from 4 different high schools participated in this event.

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NID Civic Education Boot Camp 2021 #NID #HSF #NambiaAt31 #Youth #Capacity building

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Civic Education Boot Camp 2021

The NID Civic Education Boot Camp aims to provide school-going learners with an in-depth understanding of democracy, human rights, the rule of law, good governance and leadership. A combination of 20 learners from Hage Geingob, Immanuel Shifidi, Khomastura and Jacob Marengo Secondary schools were selected to participate in this event, which took pl...

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NID Donates 100 Home Solar Systems

NID, in partnership with ExxonMobil, recently donated 100 home solar systems to the children of the Kunene region.This forms part of an initiative called 'Learning at Home with Nali', which aims to help create a conducive home learning environment for school-going learners. The official handover ceremony was initiated by the Mayor of the Opuwo Town...

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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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