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Katjavivi implores IPU members to strengthen peace, 14 October 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi presenting his statement during the debate
  Story by George Sanzila

Belgrade, Serbia - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi says Namibia has been relentlessly promoting peace and security. According to Hon. Katjavivi, with Namibia having endured the bitter and protracted struggle for independence that involved war, the country attaches great importance to international diplomacy and intervention to resolve conflicts. Read more >>>

Speaker meets counterpart ahead of IPU Assembly, 14 October 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (left) with Serbian Speaker, Hon. Maja Gojković.
 

Story by George Sanzila

Belgrade, Serbia - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi met his Serbian counterpart Hon. Maja Gojković on Friday last week ahead of the 141st Inter - Parliamentary Union that started yesterday (13/10/2019) in Belgrade, Serbia. Read more >>>

Speaker to lead MPs to IPU Assembly

 

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon.Prof. Peter Katjavivi
 

Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi will lead a delegation of Members of Parliament to the 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly to be held in Belgrade, Serbia from 13 to 17 October 2019.. Read more >>>

Society-at-the-Table (SoCATT) workshop at the 64th CPC in Kampala Uganda

Hon P. Kooper taking part in breakaway session during the Society-at-the-Table (SoCATT) workshop
 

Hon P. Kooper taking part in breakaway session, where MPs and youth were requested to suggest strategies to deal with youth unemployment in their countries. This is happening at the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference currently happening in Kampala, Uganda. Some of the strategies proposed are: Government to give support in terms of financial aid or material to youth to start their businesses, Reform education system to allow cultural aspect to reflect to teach business and finance, Programs that are developed should be sustainable, Manage natural resources for diversification for development, Ensure music and creative arts and projects are protected and promoted to bring revenue in the countries, Capacity building should be prioritized, Incubation centers should be constructed to promote small businesses, Education policy should focus more on vocational training to allow practical skills to be gained by the youth and therefore making them to start their own businesses, Fiscal incentives to be taken into account...

Society-at-the-Table (SoCATT) workshop at the 64th CPC in Kampala Uganda

Administrative heads of Parliament (National Assembly and National Council) Ms Lydia Kandetu and Mr Tousy Namiseb attending the Society-at-the-Table (SoCATT) workshop
 

Ms Lydia Kandetu and Mr Tousy Namiseb who are the administrative heads of Parliament (National Assembly and National Council) respectively attending the Society-at-the-Table (SoCATT) workshop at the 64th CPC in Kampala Uganda. Various papers were presented at the workshop. The Secretary of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature presented a paper on the 4th industrial revolution and core business of Parliament, saying the world is moving towards a paperless era and that Parliaments across the globe need to move with the time. The workshop concluded that Members of Parliament are as good as their technical team and thus called on Parliaments to equip the administration in the use of technology.

French lawmakers commends Namibia’s biodiversity conservation, 25 September 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (middle) with French lawmakers, Hon. Guillaume Chevrollier (left) and Hon. Rachel Mazuir (right) who both belong to the France-Southern Africa parliament friendship group currently visiting the Namibian Parliament. France Ambassador to Namibia, H.E. Claire Bodonyi is on the extreme left
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - A French member of Parliament, Hon. Guillaume Chevrollier has praised Namibia’s Community based natural resource management programme (CBNRM) for promoting sustainable growth. Chevrollier who is also president of the Parliament friendship group between France and Southern Africa is part of a delegation of two French lawmakers that includes Hon. Rachel Mazuir, currently visiting the Namibian Parliament to look at issues related to climate change such as agriculture, renewable energy and biodiversity. Read more >>>

Speaker meets EU Ambassador designate, 20 September 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (right) with EU Ambassador disgnate, H.E. Sinikka Antila (left)
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi says the Namibian Parliament considers the European Union (EU) as an important strategic partner. Hon. Katjavivi mentioned this when he met the EU Ambassador Designate, H.E. Sinikka Antila today (20/09/2019). Read more >>>

Media Release

RESUMPTION OF 1ST SESSION OF THE 5TH RURAL WOMEN PARLIAMENT WITH MEN AS PARTNERS

NATIONNAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council will be hosting the annual session of the Rural Women Parliament with Men as Partners (RWP) from 02 - 03 October 2019 under the theme: Empowering Rural Women for Sustainable Livelihood. Read more >>>

OFFICIAL OPENING OF PARLIAMENT 2019

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

Issued by National Assembly on 7 February 2019

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Professor Peter H. Katjavivi herewith announces the Official Opening of the Ninth Session of the Sixth Parliament. This event will take place at the Parliament Building on Wednesday, 13 February, at 14h30. Read more

Parly committees are ‘deadwood’, 29 November 2018

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

Media Release Date: 29 November 2018

A story published on page three of Friday, November 23, 2018 edition of The Patriot newspaper under the heading “Parly committees are ‘deadwood”, has reference. The story is said to have been generated from commentaries with local analyst(s), who attempted to comment on and “analyse’ the work of the Parliamentary Standing Committees. Read more >>>

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING ON NASFAF, 29 NOVEMBER 2018

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Hon Mike Kavekotora herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the committee public hearing with the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF), tomorrow. Read more >>>

Resumption of the National Council

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council will resume business on Monday, 6th August 2018 to review the following Bills that were passed and referred by the National Assembly:

  • Seed and Seed Varieties Bill [B.1-2018];
  • Pharmacy Amendment Bill [B.5-2018];
  • Medical and Dental Amendment Bill [B.6-2018];
  • Allied Health Professions Amendment Bill [B.7-2018];
  • Social Work and Psychology Amendment Bill [B.8-2018]; and
  • Nursing Amendment Bill [B.9-2018].

Committee Notices

OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL WOMEN CAUCUS TO KAVANGO EAST, OTJOZONDJUPA, OSHANA AND OSHIKOTO REGIONS 24 JUNE – 30 JUNE 2018

NATIONAL COUNCIL
Published on: 18 June 2018

The Women Caucus of the National Council will undertake their Outreach Programme to engage the communities of the below mentioned regions on various grants from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Human Trafficking, Child Marriages, Gender Based Violence and many other social ills our communities are struggling with. Download Programme >>>

Presiding Officers


Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP

Speaker of the National Assembly


Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, MP

Chairperson to the National Council

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