The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation, closely associated with the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU). Its basic principles are Freedom, justice and solidarity. In Namiba KAS helps to consolidate the democratic constitution and the political and socio-economic participation of disadvantaged groups (women) in Namibia through socio-political educational and training programmes. A focal point of the Foundation’s work is the analysis of regional integration in Southern Africa. In this context advice is also offered to the relevant decision-makers.
Women’s Action for Development (WAD) was created by the KAS as a self-initiated measure in 1994. Since May 2001 WAD is an independent organization. WAD aims at enabling the women of Namibia to improve their living conditions through self-help activities and to assert their rights in society.
A further task of the Windhoek office is to support Angola's democratic development. With this goal in mind the foundation cooperates with the Ombudsman of Angola, as well as the Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Democracia (IDD). Furthermore, measure have been initiated which aim at establishing a training centre in the Kwanza Sul province. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Hanns Seidel Foundation is a political foundation close to bavarian political party CSU. In the field of development cooperation HSS aims to realise decent living conditions and to contribute to poverty reduction. In Namibia HSS supports with its project activities the efforts of Government to reform the country’s performance in the areas of economy and education. In addition to this an extensive training programme for political parties and organizations of Civil Society for further development of democratic structures is being presented. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WAD is a Self-Help Organisation which aims at uplifting the socio-economic and socio-political situation of Namibian rural women (and men). The "male-friendly" organisation is actually active in 6 regions of the country (north; north-east; west; central-east; east; and the south). Goals are the socio-economic and socio-political empowerment of women and the establishment of savings clubs, motivation and training. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
SACU, the oldest customs union in the world, has five member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. It maintains the free interchange of goods between member countries and provides for a common external tariff and a common excise tariff to this common customs area. [editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism is to maintain and rehabilitate essential ecological processes and life-supported life-support systems, to conserve biological diversity and to ensure that the utilization of natural resources is sustainable for the benefit of all Namibians, both present and future, as well as the international community. ... [according to site editor's information]
ETSIP is a fifteen-year strategic plan (2006 -2020) developed by the Namibian education sector in response to the demands of Vision 2030, which foresees Namibia achieving higher levels of industrialisation and earnings, together with greater social equity. ETSIP recognizes that education is of cross-cutting importance for almost all sectors, for HIV control, poverty reduction, democracy, multi-culturalism and good governance.
A number of related documents are for download. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The National Youth Council of Namibia was established in March 1994 to address the challenges, opportunities and obstacles facing young people in Namibia and to foster among the Namibian youth a spirit of national identity, a sense of unity and self respect, as well as in depth awareness of social, economic, political, educational and cultural prospects and adversities. ... [according to site editor's information]