Civil Society Sustainability Index – Namibia

This short paper was prepared by the IPPR for the CSO Sustainability Index (2021) – 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 […]

Strengthening Democracy Conference

Register for our day conference on the state of democracy in Namibia. At the Safari Court Hotel & Conference Centre on Wednesday June 22 from 09h00 – 17h00. Contact Ndeshi at info@ippr.org.na to reserve your place and for further details.

MPs’ Assets Register Remains A Concern

National Assembly MPs are supposed to submit their assets and interests declarations every year but the system is in disarray with widespread non-compliance and lax enforcement of the rules. Our latest Perspectives on Parliament bulletin looks at situation as another deadline for MPs to submit their details is about to pass.

Order in Parliament

This briefing paper, published as part of the IPPR’s Democracy Report project, seeks to evaluate the appropriateness of parliamentary procedure in the National Assembly in light of fears around executive overreach, reports of disorderly conduct by MPs, and the rise in political temperatures over the past two years.

The Opaque World Of Political Party Finance

This edition of the IPPR’s Perspectives on Parliament bulletin examines the worrying lack of transparency and accountability that marks political party funding in Namibia. In addition, the publication asks if the current Access to Information bill is up to scratch or if it can still be improved? Also in the spotlight is the dispute over […]

Keep Your Eyes On The Money – Fiscal Oversight in Namibia

The launch of a new research report on public participation and the work of the Office of the Auditor-General on Tuesday October 5 from 10h30 to 12h00 at the House of Democracy, 70-72 Dr Frans Indongo Street, Windhoek. Please RSVP to Ndeshi at info@ippr.org.na

Perspectives on Parliament July 2021

This edition of the IPPR’s Perspectives on Parliament bulletin looks at the impact COVID-19 has had on parliament, asks what has happened to the Access to Information bill, and reviews the recent controversy over genocide reparations. Perspectives on Parliament is part of IPPR’s Democracy Report project which is funded by the Embassy of Finland.

Election Watch – I’m Going To Vote

This Election Watch bulletin was compiled to cover Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the 2019 National Assembly and Presidential Elections. It is produced as part of the IPPR’s Election Watch project with the support of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives.