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Y-FEM - Stakeholder Invitation to 'Adolescent Girls and Young Women Setting the Agenda to End Early Child Marriage' Campaign Launch - 27 August 2021


The Young Feminists Movement (Y-Fem) Namibia Trust is launching a campaign called Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Setting the Agenda to End Child Marriage in Namibia. Join the Y-Fem Namibia Trust for the campaign launch on Friday, 27 August 2021 from 11:00 to 15:00. The event can be attended in person at the Ministry of Gender Community Hall (next to NamPost) in Opuwo or virtually via Zoom.

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Regain Trust - CSO Workshop Announcement


CSO Workshop Dates

  • Workshop 1: Erongo Region, Swakopmund (30 - 31 August 2021)
  • Workshop 2: Oshana Region, Ondangwa (02 - 03 September 2021)
  • Workshop 3: Khomas Region, Windhoek (07 - 08 September 2021)
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ECN - Media Release: Conduct of the Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency By-Election in the Zambezi Region - 25 August 2021


On the 20th of August 2021, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) informed the Namibian public at large that preparations for the Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency by-election are on course. 

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INVITATION: DfSD-ELCRN Workshop on Urban Land Reform - 23 August 2021


INVITATION to a CSO Workshop:

The Civil Society Organisations Working Group on Land Reform (CSO-WGLR)

C/O - 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 progress on the implementation of Resolutions of the 2nd National Land Conference (2nd NLC - October 2018) on Urban Land Reform with special reference to Upgrading of Informal Settlements.

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WLC - INVITATION: Media Conference on the Kavango Basin Oil and Gas Exploration by ReconAfrica - 18 August 2021


Join the Women's Leadership Centre (WLC) Namibia for a Media Conference on the Kavango Basin Oil and Gas Exploration by ReconAfrica on Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 10:00 at the House of Democracy (Next to Fuerstenhof Hotel).

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IPS Webinar 3 - Navigating Digitalisation in Africa: Impact on Political Engagement and Participation - 30 August 2021


This month the 1st Southern African Cohort of the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) will be tackling digitalization and the realities that many face on the African continent. With the digital divide being the backdrop of most of the continent, it is important to confront the challenges whilst embracing the innovative space that is digitalisation whilst nurturing youth engagement and participation.

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Call for Southern Africa Youth for CPMR Training


In an effort to ensure that young people in the Southern African region contribute towards the efforts to silence the guns and create peaceful environments conducive to development - the Youth for Peace (Y4P) Africa programme will offer youth in Southern Africa a 2-day training on Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (CPMR).

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IPPR - INVITATION: Mainstreaming Human Rights in Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Policymaking Processes - 24 August 2021


Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) for a civil society stakeholder event on Mainstreaming Human Rights in Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Policymaking Processes on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 from 10 am – 12:30 pmThe event will take place at the House of Democracy & ZOOM (A meeting link will be sent beforehand).

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National Consultation on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 12 & 18 August 2021


Join the Young Feminist Movement (Y-Fem) Namibia for a National Consultation on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic on August 12 & 18, 2021.

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UNESCO Windhoek Office Newsletter: January - June 2021


The UNESCO Windhoek Office recently published the first issue of their 2021 Newsletter (January - June 2021). The Newsletter highlights the main activities that the UNESCO Windhoek Office carried out in the first quarter of the year - some of which may be of interest to civil society.

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