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IPPR - Invitation to the launch of Civil Society Organisation Sustainability Index - 29 November 2022

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Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia for the launch of the Civil Society Organisation Sustainability Index on 29 November 2022 at 10:00 at the House of Democracy, Windhoek. The CSO Sustainability Index – covers issues facing Namibian civil society across seven dimensions: Legal Environment, Organisational Capacity, Financial Viability, Advocacy, Service Provision, Sectoral Infrastructure, and Public Image.

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Fishrot – A Call For Restorative Justice: Namibian & Global Civil Society Urge Action

Fishrot Media Release 20221121 Fishrot – A Call For Restorative Justice: Namibian & Global Civil Society Urge Action

On 12 November 2022, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia and Transparency International Iceland issued a joint media release supported by over 20 Namibian civil society organisations (CSOs) and international anti-corruption activists on the Fishrot scandal. The joint media release calls for restorative justice, specifically for:

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NID - Call for Private Sector and Govt Investment in Local NGOs

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AARON BUCKLEY | Namibia is a nation teeming with opportunities. Everywhere  you look, people are hungry for success.

A country built on free market principles, with a people questing for equal economic participation in its development. Namibia has many commonly known successes; it re mains one of the only countries in the world with a robust environmental policy enshrined in its constitution combined with a strong governmental investment that could lead to a direct betterment for all citizens.

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Ministry of Finance - INVITATION to Consultative Meeting with CSOs on the Proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund Draft Bill - 1 November 2022

INVITATION to Consultative Meeting with CSOs on the Proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund Draft Bill

Active civil society organisations (CSOs) are invited to join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia and the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia (CIVIC +264) for a consultative meeting with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on the proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund Draft Bill. This meeting will take place on Tuesday, 1 November 2022, at 14:30 at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Dr Frans Indongo Street.

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PUBLIC MEETINGS INVITATION: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for Windhoek Municipality and Townlands - 31 October to 10 November 2022

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The Windhoek Municipal Council has commissioned a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the City of Windhoek. The Consultant on behalf of the Municipality is inviting interested and affected parties (IAPs) to public meetings scheduled between 31 October to 10 November 2022 - for sharing the findings in the Baseline Status Quo Report (BSQR) and for providing further input in the identification of important environmental, social and economic issues regarding the Municipality into the SEA process.

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ACTION Namibia Coalition - Call for Input: Draft Namibian Digital Rights Declaration - 21 October 2022

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The draft Namibian Digital Rights Declaration, an initiative of the ACTION Namibia Coalition, presents an opportunity for Namibians to articulate their aspirations on telecommunications and internet governance in Namibia.

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CIVIC +264 - INVITATION to Civil Society Exhibition & Networking Event - 19 & 20 October 2022

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On 19 and 20 October 2022, from 10:00 to 16:30, the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia (CIVIC +264) will host a Civil Society Exhibition & Networking Event at the Gateway Conference Centre, Khomasdal in Windhoek.

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LAC - INVITATION Advocacy Advice for Civil Society - 17, 24 & 31 October 2022

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Join the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) on 17, 24 and 31 October 2022 from 14h00 to 17h00 at the House of Democracy for Advocacy Advice for Civil Society. Please RSVP to Celine at 061-223356 or 

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NPC - PUBLIC NOTICE: Review of the Government of the Republic of Namibia Civic Organisations Partnership Policy - 10 to 24 October 2022

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In September, the National Planning Commission (NPC) issued a public notice regarding the review of the 2005 Government of the Republic of Namibia Civic Organisations (GRN-CO) Partnership Policy. Civic organisations are invited to participate in regional workshops, scheduled between 10 and 24 October 2022

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IPPR - Invitation to Webinar on Mandatory SIM Card registration and data retention - 31 August 2022

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Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and Global Partners Digital on Wednesday, 31 August 2022 at 10:00 for a Webinar on Mandatory SIM Card registration and data retention under part 6 of the Communications Act of 2009: Unpacking threats to media freedom in Namibia.

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