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.
NID at United Nations Convention against Corruption and the Implementation
The Namibia Insitute for Democracy was present at the convention against Corruption and the Implementation Review Mechanism hosted by the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Civil Society(CSO) which was held on the 8th -12th of April 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
In the photo above, First Secretary to the Namibian Embassy in Ethiopia, AvShalom Nghifititeko (left), The Executive Director of the Namibia Insititute for Democracy, Naita Hishoono (Middle) and Representative of the Ministry of Justice in Namibia, Alex Zambwa (Right).
The purpose of the convention was to review the implementation mechanisms used to assist states parties & civil societies in their respective implementations. It provides the states parties & civil societies with information on measures taken by states parties in implementing and the difficulties encountered by them in doing so. It also helps states parties to identify and substantiate specific needs for technical assistance, to promote and facilitate the provision of such assistance.
"Working with civil society is a "WIN-WIN" partnership. By building CSO capacity strengthening ties with their respective government reinforces the capacity of Member States and improves the implementation of United Nation convention" - UNODC & UNCAC-CSO.
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