Friday, 6 April 2018 the Institute for Public Policy Research IPPR and Cirrus Capital presented their report on the 2018-2019 National budget with Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein a special guest at the event. The event was hosted at Lemon Tree Restaurant in Eros and involved a presentation by Co-Founder Rowland Brown and fellow economist… Continue reading National Budget Review 18/19
Wednesday, 4 April 2018 the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) hosted a panel discussion reflecting on the past 3 years of Dr Hage Geingob’s presidency. The event was hosted in Windhoek at the Nampower Convention Center with Ms Nangula Shejavali, a research associate with the IPPR, as the Master of Ceremony (MC). Joining… Continue reading 3 Years of Geingob
These games use simulation, gaming and other interactive tools and methods for young Namibians to learn about and discuss the Sustainable Development Goals freely and informally. Full details in the poster. #SDGs
On the 6th of February Frederico Links of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) provided a grabbing presentation on the status of Cyber Security/Crime in Namibia. If you are unfamiliar with the subject, cyber security refers to the practice of defending computers and servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks and data from malicious… Continue reading Tackling Cyber Security/ Crime in Namibia
‘Access to information enables the wider public and the civil society bodies to hold those to power to account and inform public debate around issues on good governance and transparency’, the Minister of Economic planning, Tom Alweendo says. Represented by the Statistician General at the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA), Alex Shimuafeni at launch of the… Continue reading Access to information is the cornerstone to our democracy’ – Tom Alweendo
2 December 2017, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) presented the findings on Access to Information in Namibia. Freedom of speech is a basic human right for all Namibians, but with that comes the right to access to information. The two go hand in hand as people must have the opportunity to acquire… Continue reading Access Denied!
30 November 2017, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in partnership with Cirrus Capital authors Robert Mc Gregor, Cheryl Emvula and co-founder Rowland Brown presented a publication on Beneficiation in Namibia. As per the South African Department of Mineral Resources, beneficiation can be understood as the “transformation of a primary material (produced… Continue reading Beneficiation in Namibia