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WATCH: NID's Programme Director, Panduleni Nghipandulwa, Comments on the latest Namibian Poverty Statistics by the World Bank

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On 18 January 2021, in an NBC Good Morning Namibia interview, the Namibia Institute for Democracy's (NID) Programme Director, Mr Panduleni Nghipandulwa, commented on the World Bank report that cited Namibia as one of the most unequal countries in the world. According to the World Bank report, 1.6 million Namibians live in poverty.

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IPPR - Civil Society Sustainability Index – Namibia: Civil Society Shows Resilience Amid COVID Tumult

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This short paper was prepared by the IPPR for the CSO Sustainability Index (2020) – covering issues facing Namibian civil society across seven dimensions: Legal Environment, Organisational Capacity, Financial Viability, Advocacy, Service Provision, Sectoral Infrastructure, and Public Image. The report is based on the comments and scores of a panel of civil society experts combined with desk research.

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Youth Opportunities Global Ambassador Program 2022 - 2 December 2021

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Applications are now open for the Youth Opportunities Global Ambassador Program 2022! The Global Ambassador Program is one of the most engaging programs of Youth Opportunities. It has engaged youth from more than 130 countries in the world with its first-ever appearance in 2018. Application Deadline: December 2, 2021.

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IPPR - INVITATION to the Launch of the Report on Civil Society Sustainability in Namibia - 30 November 2021

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Join the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia for the launch of the new report on Civil Society Sustainability in Namibia. The launch will take place on Tuesday, 30 November 2021,  from 10h00 to 11h00 at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Frans Indongo Street, Windhoek West.

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Commonwealth Foundation - Grants call 2021-2022 - 30 November 2021

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The Commonwealth Foundation works to bring the voice of civil society into all aspects of governance, supporting civil society engagement in shaping the policies and decisions that affect people’s lives. The Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 is strongly linked to the Commonwealth Charter and its values and aspirations, and it identifies three thematic areas of focus. 

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APRM - TARGETED REVIEW ON YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN NAMIBIA

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Youth Unemployment has been identified as one of the serious development challenges facing Namibia and the African Continent. On November 17, 2021, the Targeted Review on Youth Unemployment was officially launched by His Excellency Dr Nangolo Mbumba, Vice-President of the Republic of Namibia.

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Regional Civil Society Forum 2021: Southern Africa - 24 November 2021

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What:     Southern Africa Civil Society Regional Forum

Who:      The African Development Bank’s Civil Society and Community Engagement Division

When:    Wednesday, 24 November 2021; 09H00 – 12H30 SAT

Where:   Virtual

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INVITATION to the 2021 NamIGF 2021 (4th IGF Conference) - 22-23 November 2021

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INVITATION to the 2021 NamIGF 2021 (4th IGF Conference)

by the Namibia Internet Governance Forum (NamIGF) Working Group under the theme "Internet United" derived from the global IGF theme. The NamIGF will take place over two-and-a-half days.

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IPPR - Public Enterprise Governance Rankings: NamPower, MTC & NamPost named best performers

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The second edition of the IPPR Public Enterprise Governance Rankings are based on an assessment of 20 commercial state-owned enterprises (as categorised by the Ministry of Public Enterprises) and use information that has been made available to the general public.

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UNDP - Regional Symposium on Effective Governance and Digital Transformation for Building Back Better and Accelerating the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - 16-18 November 2021

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites you to attend a VIRTUAL Regional Symposium on Effective Governance and Digital Transformation for Building Back Better and Accelerating the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which will be held on 15 - 17 November 2021 (09:00 PM – 00:00 AM, New York GMT-5). 

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