OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The NID is a non-partisan institution that consults with the government, civil society, interest groups, political parties, the media, institutional authorities and private citizens in the design and implementation of its programs and civic education training materials. Its mission is to promote and protect values and principles of multi-party democracy through education and nurture political tolerance and national reconciliation in Namibia. ... [according to site editor's information]
The LAC's main objective is to protect the human rights of all Namibians. It works in five broad areas:
* Information and advice
* Education and training
* Law reform and advocacy
The LAC is funded by national and international donor organisations as well as individuals.
A number of publications is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
NSHR is a human rights monitoring and advocacy NGO. Its mission is to secure due recognition and observance of all human rights and fundamental freedoms, especially those enshrined in the Independence Namibian Constitution and enumerated in numerous international human rights and humanitarian treaties and declarations adopted by the United Nations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The BWS was established by former detainees, affected relatives and concerned Namibians to resume, pursue and drive to a final resolution, the unanswered human rights violations committed by the SWAPO liberation movement against innocent cadres, expecially in Angola and Zambia, during the exile peirod spanning 1960 and 1989. Tramped-up charges of expionage were levelled against targeted cadres and selected members of the leadership corps. These party officials were mainly targeted for arrest, torture, kiliing and detention on grounds and criteria that that ranged from tribal, ethnic, strata, class and origin. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Gobabeb Training and Research Centre is a Namibian and SADC Training and Research Institution and a joint venture between the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET). Its mission is to promote sustainable lifestyles, conservation, and environmental rehabilitation in drylands through:
* Innovative research
* Long-term monitoring
* Tourism ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The NDT, founded by different civil society organisations (students, churches, trade union movement), exists to strengthen civil society, promote sustainable development and facilitate social change primarily through the enhancement of the organisational capacity of community-based organizations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in Namibia is
* to promote and regulate the optimal sustainable utilisation of living marine resources within the context of conserving marine ecosystems.
* to establish a conducive environment in which the fishing industry can prosper and derive optimal income from marine resources.
* to further Namibia's interest within the international fishing sector. ... [according to site editor's information]