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LAC - Gender Research & Advocacy Project (GR&AP): 2021 Annual Update and Publications Catalogue


The Legal Assistance Centre's (LAC's) Gender Research & Advocacy Project (GR&AP) team recently shared an illustrated overview of their 2021 activities, along with an updated GR&AP Publications Catalogue.

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WATCH: SEE Namibia for a Better Namibia by Joseph Ndondi


Joseph Ndondi is the founder and current executive director of Social Enabled Education (SEE) Namibia, through the organisation he aims to actively encourage Africans to be involved in political decision making and hold leaders accountable.

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TH!NK NAMIBIA - Invitation: Launch of Educational Material - 8 February 2022


On Tuesday, 8 February 2022, TH!NK Namibia's ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project will be launching their Educational Material. The Launch will take place at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Dr Frans Indongo Street, Windhoek at 11:00.

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WATCH: NID's Programme Director, Panduleni Nghipandulwa, Comments on the latest Namibian Poverty Statistics by the World Bank


On 18 January 2022, in an NBC Good Morning Namibia interview, the Namibia Institute for Democracy's (NID) Programme Director, Mr Panduleni Nghipandulwa, commented on the World Bank report that cited Namibia as one of the most unequal countries in the world. According to the World Bank report, 1.6 million Namibians live in poverty.

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IPPR - Civil Society Sustainability Index – Namibia: Civil Society Shows Resilience Amid COVID Tumult


This short paper was prepared by the IPPR for the CSO Sustainability Index (2020) – covering issues facing Namibian civil society across seven dimensions: Legal Environment, Organisational Capacity, Financial Viability, Advocacy, Service Provision, Sectoral Infrastructure, and Public Image. The report is based on the comments and scores of a panel of civil society experts combined with desk research.

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Youth Opportunities Global Ambassador Program 2022 - 2 December 2021


Applications are now open for the Youth Opportunities Global Ambassador Program 2022! The Global Ambassador Program is one of the most engaging programs of Youth Opportunities. It has engaged youth from more than 130 countries in the world with its first-ever appearance in 2018. Application Deadline: December 2, 2021.

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IPPR - INVITATION to the Launch of the Report on Civil Society Sustainability in Namibia - 30 November 2021


Join the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia for the launch of the new report on Civil Society Sustainability in Namibia. The launch will take place on Tuesday, 30 November 2021,  from 10h00 to 11h00 at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Frans Indongo Street, Windhoek West.

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Commonwealth Foundation - Grants call 2021-2022 - 30 November 2021


The Commonwealth Foundation works to bring the voice of civil society into all aspects of governance, supporting civil society engagement in shaping the policies and decisions that affect people’s lives. The Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 is strongly linked to the Commonwealth Charter and its values and aspirations, and it identifies three thematic areas of focus. 

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Youth Unemployment has been identified as one of the serious development challenges facing Namibia and the African Continent. On November 17, 2021, the Targeted Review on Youth Unemployment was officially launched by His Excellency Dr Nangolo Mbumba, Vice-President of the Republic of Namibia.

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Regional Civil Society Forum 2021: Southern Africa - 24 November 2021


What:     Southern Africa Civil Society Regional Forum

Who:      The African Development Bank’s Civil Society and Community Engagement Division

When:    Wednesday, 24 November 2021; 09H00 – 12H30 SAT

Where:   Virtual

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