The National Planning Commission (NPC) is commencing the formulation of the Sixth National Development Plan (NDP 6) following the completion of NDP5 in March 2022. The NPC has received approval from the Cabinet to prioritize the implementation of the Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPPIl) and Extended NDP5 for the period 2022/2023 - 2024/2025, with HPPII serving as the Development Framework.
Recent news around Civil Society Organisations in Namibia
On 31 May 2023, the Legal Assistance Centre Namibia (LAC) issued a press release expressing deep concern over the statement by President Hage Geingob in The Namibian of 29 May 2023 warning locals not to interfere in the green hydrogen project being developed in Tsau//Khaeb National Park.
On 31 May 2023, the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia (CIVIC +264) hosted an information sharing and networking session for civil society organisations (CSOs) in Windhoek with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF). The event aimed to provide an opportunity for local CSOs to interact and for CIVIC +264 to share information on the latest developments impacting CSOs at a national level. The event also served as an opportunity to introduce CIVIC +264 and its new coordinator, Mrs Melanie Markus, who takes over from Ms Carola Engelbrecht.
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is requesting expressions of interest (EoI) for an individual consultant to support the development of the National Governance Report (NGR) of the Republic of Namibia. Bid closes on 16 May 2023 at 11.00 SAST.
Join the Economic Association of Namibia (EAN) on Thursday, 27 April 2023, at the House of Democracy, Windhoek, for the launch of their study on Universal Health Coverage in Namibia: Using PPP Synergies for Equitable Health Outcomes.
On Wednesday, 5 April 2023, Namibian civil society representatives engaged the Special Envoy for German- Namibian climate & energy relations, Mr Rainer Baake, and the Namibian Presidential Economic Advisor, Mr James Mnyupe on Namibia’s Green Hydrogen Opportunity.
Join the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) on Tuesday, 4 April 2023, at the House of Democracy for the launch of their publication on “The Extractive Industry and displacement of communities: THE TSUMEB EXPERIENCE” - a research report by the Land Environment and Development project.
To date, the Nambia Housing Action Group (NHAG)’s contributions have resulted in many accomplishments, tangible and intangible. Until June 2022, the Shack Dwellers Federation with the technical support of NHAG and funding through the Twahangana fund, have built a total of 7,244 houses for poor and low-income people in Namibia.
The National Planning Commission (NPC) is requesting inputs from all stakeholders in Civil Society on the Draft National Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Policy and the Implementation Plan. The deadline to submit inputs is 31 March 2023.
Join the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) tomorrow, 10 March 2023, at the House of Democracy for the launch of their publication on “Voices In The Dark Green: Climate Change Challenges for Marginal Communities In Namibia” - a research report by the Land Environment and Development project.