MPs attend training on Governance and Sustainable Development Agenda

  WINDHOEK- Members of Parliament from both Houses (National Assembly and National Council) recently attended a training on Governance and Sustainable Development Agenda, in Otjiwarongo. The workshop aimed at empowering MPs to appreciate the meaning and value of public Governance; the centrality of accountability and ethics to public governance, amongst others. Parliaments and parliamentarians have…

Speaker implores parliaments to advance democracy

Story by George Sanzila Windhoek – Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has urged parliaments across the world to continue to advance the values of democracy in order to improve the livelihood of people. Hon. Katjavivi mentioned this today, in an online conference on the International Day of democracy which is being…

MPs engage in climate change mitigation efforts

Story by George Sanzila   Windhoek – Members of Parliament from the Parliamentary Standing committee on Natural Resources and the committee on Economics and Public Administration undertook site visits to various renewable and eco-friendly initiatives within the vicinity of Windhoek yesterday (13/09/2021). The visits are part of a project aimed at raising awareness about the…

International University of Management students’ tours Parliament

Story By Benisia Kwafeinge Nghiivali and David Nahogandja (Editor)   The International University of Management (IUM) second-year Business Law students took a tour of the Parliament today, September 10th, 2021. Their lecturer, Dr. Wilfred Isak April, stated that this excursion will benefit students since they will be able to witness how the law is produced in…

Parliament staff undergo capacity enhancement training on oversight

Story by Rafael Hangula   Midgard, Okahandja – On Monday (06 September 2021), the Secretariat from both Houses of Parliament, the National Assembly and National Council, started a weeklong training on their role in making parliamentary oversight effective. Staff attending this workshop drawn from different directorates, are being acquainted on key issues related to parliamentary…

National Council Security Staff Awarded Security Awareness Certificates

By: Pamela Mate National Council (NC) staff, responsible for security and operations were awarded with certificates following a one-day training on security awareness in May this year. At the award ceremony, Secretary to the NC, Advocate Tousy Namiseb noted that he acknowledged the success of the staff and thus deemed it necessary to celebrate such…