Namibia

 

 

 

Country summary

Board Member Emily May Brown
Staff Members Veronika Haimbili
When registered 2012
Alliance focal network NANGOF/Alliance
Government COEs 36
View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 1
Key partners Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare; Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN); The Namibian Association of Local Authority Officers (NALAO); Polytechnic of Namibia (PON); and Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders (AMICAALL).

Read more in the Namibia country report.

NAMIBIA Strategy 2016 – 2020


Namibia – Mariental Council

The Mariental Council is mindful of the ever increasing role for Local authorities in Namibia. It has realized the need to become more effective and efficient in view of scarce financial resources, and has decided to embark on a participatory process to develop a local strategic plan to improve the town. With regards to gender-related […]

Namibia – Maltahohe Village Council

Maltahohe is a village in southern central Namibia close to the Swartrand escarpment. It has about 6,000 people within its population and owns 17,000 hectares of land. As part of gender related policies, the local capacities of women and women’s organisations, as well as other actors at grassroots level, are being supported to enable effective […]

Namibia – Eenhana Town Council

Eenhana is situated in a subtropical forest. It is the capital of Ohangwena Region that was proclaimed as a town in 1999. At proclamation the town had only a few structures such as traditional office, military base and the hospital, however, at present the town has developed with modern infrastructure and through the Policy of […]

July 5, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender and governance | Protocol @ work

Namibia – Berseba Village Council

The village council serves about 1500 residents. The council prides itself with females dominating in the council. The village is the capital of the Berseba electoral constituency, and also houses the constituency offices. The council’s gender police is active, and the people within the council follow this policy. There are five councillors that who are […]

Namibia – Aroab Village Council

Aroab Village Council is situated 172 kilometers south of Keetmanshoop in the Karas Region. It is one of Gender Link’s seven Centres’ of Excellence (COEs) for Gender Mainstreaming in Namibia, and has completed all stages of the COE process. In 2012, the Aroab Village council participated in the first National Gender Summit and won the […]

Africa in Fact: Looking East: The Asian model

This edition of Africa in Fact questions whether the Asian model can be transposed onto Africa. GGA promotes good governance in Africa and Africa in Fact publishes articles from writers across the continent. As Africa reduces its dependence on aid and foreign direct investment continues to flood in, Asian economies look attractive. They top the […]

GL grieves & celebrates the life of Sarry Xoagus-Eises

GL grieves & celebrates the life of Sarry Xoagus-Eises

Windhoek 14 November: Gender Links learned with deep sadness yesterday of the passing away of our flamboyant, irrepressible and much loved Namibia country manager Sarry Xoagus-Eisis following a short visit to Karibib. A veteran journalist, South West Africa Peoples Organisation (SWAPO) freedom fighter, tireless campaigner for the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development, and gender […]

Kamanjab COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Omaruru COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Walvis Bay COE Report Card

  COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance
Namibia

Office

Country ManagerEmily Brown
Phone00264 81 3625989
Emailmandeofficer@genderlinks.org.za
Address13 Storch Street Windhoek, Namibia