The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) hosted its fifth annual YouthQuake conference on 12 August 2023, along the sidelines of International Youth Day in Windhoek. The conference provided a dynamic platform for young Namibians to explore the intersection of digital inclusion and democratic engagement under the theme "Digital Inclusion for Youth Democratic Participation".
Recent news around Civil Society Organisations in Namibia
Dear Civil Society Colleagues and Esteemed Stakeholders,
We are thrilled to present the latest edition of CIVIC BEAT, our electronic newsletter covering the period from May to July 2023. Stay informed and engaged by accessing the newsletter through this convenient link: https://www.civic264.org.na/component/acym/archive/74-civic-beat-may-to-july-2023-newsletter?
You are invited to take a stand in our campaign 'I support equal rights for ALL: Taking a stand of love for all in the Namibian family'. Many of us are feeling powerless as the supremacy of our constitution is being torn apart by politicians in the name of misinformation about our LGBT brothers and sisters.
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Namibia-Angola and Namibia Scientific Society in collaboration with Mindsinaction STEAM invite you to celebrate the accessibility of The Constitution of Namibia via Mobile App, in Braille and several local languages.
On 25 July 2023, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) active in and around Rundu were brought together for an Information Sharing and Networking Session organised by the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia (CIVIC +264) with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF). The event took place at the Kavango River Lodge and aimed to foster collaboration, information-sharing, and networking among CSOs while introducing them to the services provided by CIVIC +264.
5 July 2023 | 100 civil society organizations worldwide signed a statement today against the “Estatuto das Organizações Não-Governamentais” (Status of non-governmental organisations), a new draft law regulating civil society in Angola presented by the government of João Lourenço.
The 'New Voices, New Narratives in Public Policy Discourse' project – an initiative of DW Akademie, the Namibia Media Trust (NMT) and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) – is looking to develop a training curriculum for media and civil society to engage in meaningful, creative and constructive ways around public policy issues in Namibia. The project is supported by the European Union (EU).
KALEB NGHISHIDIVALI, OTJI FM | CIVIC +264 hosted an information-sharing and networking event for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Otjiwarongo yesterday [20 June 2023], with the help of the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia (HSF). The gathering allowed local CSOs to engage while also allowing CIVIC +264 to exchange information on the most recent events affecting CSOs on a national level.
The outcome of the Government of the Republic of Namibia - Civic Organisations Partnership Policy (GRN-COPP) review is now available - in the form of a report.
Join the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) on 22 June 2023 for a Fireside Chat on the Colonial Past in Today's Namibia.