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PARLIAMENTARIANS GATHER TO BOOST CYBER SECURITY

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi officially opened the conference
 

Story by George Sanzila

The Commonwealth Africa Parliamentary Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Conference started today (28/11/16) in Windhoek, Namibia. Cyberspace transcends borders and has become a way of life in the world hence the need to enhance global efforts to keep it secure. The four day conference that was officially opened by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi is aimed at helping commonwealth countries develop and implement robust cybercrime legislation. MPs and industry experts from more than ten countries are gathered for this conference. Read more >>>

MINUTES AND ORDER PAPERS: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, 4TH SESSION OF THE 6TH PARLIAMENT

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
The National Assembly was adjourned until Tuesday, 14 February 2017

MPS GATHERED TO REAFFIRM ESA COMMITMENT

Namibian MPs Hon. Gortdhart Kasuto and Hon. Petrina Haingura at the meeting
Story by George Sanzila

A consultative meeting on creating a legal and policy environment supportive to the implementation of the ESA commitment by SADC legislators has started in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over fifty members of Parliament from Eastern and Southern African countries are gathered to work out modalities on how to deal with sexuality matters emanating from an Eastern and Southern African, ESA commitment made by regional Health and Education ministers in 2013 to deliver comprehensive sexuality education.

The meeting was opened by Hon. Monica Mutsvangwa, newly elected Vice President of SADC-PF who noted that members of Parliament as representatives of the electorate have a big role to play. She further called for a streamlining of national budgets to respond to sexuality and Heath rights issues. the meeting ends tomorrow.

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT GATHER FOR CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS, 30 OCTOBER 2016

Members of Parliament including staff and experts from stakeholders pose for a group photo
 

RStory by George Sanzila

Date: 30/10/16

Over 20 members of Parliament and staff were gathered in Otjiwarongo for a capacity building training session on issues of sexual reproductive health rights and HIV and AIDS from 28 to 29 October 2016. The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) launched a project on sexual reproductive and health rights and HIV and AIDS IN 2014 and Namibia is the latest implementer of the project following other SADC countries such as Zambia, Seychelles, Angola, Tanzania, Lesotho, Mauritius and Zimbabwe. The project will end in 2018. Read more >>>

 

Media Release

RESUMPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL SESSION, 21 NOVEMBER 2016 - 01 DECEMBER 2016

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

Members of Parliament (National Council) and entire public are being informed that the 5th National Council will take place on Monday, 21 November 2016 until Thursday, 01 December 2016. Download Document >>>

NATIONAL COUNCIL TO RESUME BUSINESS, 10 TO 13 OCTOBER 2016

 

The National Council will resume business as from 10 to 13 October 2016.

The House will convene to consider the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Economy on the Liquor Amendment Bill following the public hearings conducted by the said Standing Committee. The House will also debate Reports from other Standing Committees during the Session. Download to read more >>>

PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THE LIQUOR AMENDMENT BILL [B.7-2016], 22 - 29 SEPTEMBER 2016

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Economy is conducting public meetings to gauge the nations' input on the Liquor Amendment Bill. The hearings, which started on Friday, 16 September, will conclude on Thursday, 29 September 2016. The meetings will continue take place as follows: Download Schedule >>>

15 SEPTEMBER IS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

Democracy 2030
 

The Parliament of Namibia is delighted to inform the Namibian Nation, in particular our Youth, that your Parliament will commemorate the International Day of Democracy on 15 September 2016 from 08:30 to 13:00 in the National Assembly Chamber under the theme “Democracy 2030” Read more >>>

Presiding Officers


Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP

Speaker of the National Assembly


Hon. Margret Mensah-Williams, MP

Chairperson to the National Council

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