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IPPR - Dialogue on Dangers: SADC Cybercrime Laws and Human Rights - 28 September 2021


Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia on Tuesday, 28 September 2021 from 09h00 to 13h00 for a Dialogue on Dangers: SADC Cybercrime Laws and Human Rights. This is a hybrid event - with the possibility of online attendance via Zoom or physically at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Dr Frans Indongo Street, Windhoek West.

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WEBINAR - Decriminalising Abortion in Namibia: A Regional Discussion on Available Comparative Strategies - 22 September 2021


Join the Women’s Legal Centre and the Voices for Choice and Rights Coalition for a roundtable regional discussion on decriminalisation of abortion in Namibia. The webinar will take place on 22 September 2021 at 13:00 to 15:00 via Microsoft Teams.  

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2021 IMF Youth Fellowship - 24 September 2021


About the Program The 2021 IMF Youth Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for young participants to become part of the global effort to build forward better and join the IMF at the forefront of the response to the crisis. Participants in the program will experience firsthand the IMF virtual Annual Meetings and participate in virtual training led by IMF experts. Selected fellows will get the opportunity to participate in a 2-day virtual workshop to meet with IMF management and senior staff and discuss current global economic issues including inclusive growth, inequality, digital economy and climate change. Application Criteria Applicants should: Be between 20 and 32 years of ageHave demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:Social activism and/or engaging with...

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UNDP - CALL FOR VIDEOS: Helping civil society to be heard by world leaders ahead of COP26


The UNDP is excited to share the following UNDP call for video messages from civil society partners in the run-up to COP26. Feminist, women’s rights, and youth-led organisations are encouraged to submit video messages.

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Invitation: Civil society consultation on mid-year budget review - 10 September 2021


The Minister of Finance, Hon. Iipumbu Shiimi has asked to meet with civil society on Friday, 10 September 2021, at 14h30 to discuss ideas for the mid-year budget review due in October. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and the Civil Society Information Centre (CIVIC +264) would hereby like to invite you to attend this online consultation with the Minister of Finance.

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IPPR - Invitation: Compliance concerns cloud 2020/21 - 8 September 2021


Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia on Wednesday, 8 September 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 for the launch of the "Procurement Tracker: Compliance concerns clouds 2020/21" report. The event will also be livestreamed on the IPPR Namibia Facebook page.

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INVITATION - Civil Society briefing meeting on the APRM and the Baseline CSAR - 3 September 2021


INVITATION to a Civil Society briefing meeting on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the Baseline Country Self-Assessment Report (CSAR) hosted by the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia (CIVIC +264).

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DISCUSSION - The Role of Civil Society: Enhancing Public Trust in COVID-19 Vaccination - 1 September 2021


Today (1 September 2021) at 15:00, the Namibian Government Information Centre will host a discussion on the Role of Civil Society: Enhancing Public Trust in COVID-19 Vaccination. The discussion will be live-streamed on TV channels, radio stations and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) social media platforms.

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Invitation to CSOs: Workshop on Commercial Agricultural Land - 31 August 2021


The Civil Society Organisations Working Group on Land Reform (CSO-WGLR) through the Desk for Social Development of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (DfSD-ELCRN) invites civil society organisations (CSOs) and land activists to a Workshop to review resolutions on Commercial Agricultural Land with special focus on Expropriation of Land with Just Compensation.

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ECN - Final Results for the Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency By-elections in the Zambezi Region


On 26 August 2021, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) issued a media release with the final results of the Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency by-elections in the Zambezi region held on Wednesday, 25 August 2021. Mr Simasiku Kennedy Simasiku was declared duly elected. The total voter turnout was 21%.

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