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
The Hanns Seidel Foundation together with the Namibia Development Trust (NDT), Namibia Media Holdings (NMH), First National Bank (FNB) and the European Union (EU) partnered on a publication aimed at shedding light on how the development agendas aim to support the entrepreneurial youth of Namibian and empower them to empower themselves. The publication will inform… Continue reading Publication: Moving Namibia’s Youth Forward
The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) organized a public lecture last week, which took place at the House of Democracy. The topic particularly focused on an African continent rife with impunity and corruption. Corruption is quickly becoming a global phenomenon, which most countries are struggling with. Spreading ever faster, corruption rates have skyrocketed in Africa over the… Continue reading SuperState Africa in the Literary Imagination