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October 13, 2008

New Publication

Parliament Journal

The Parliament of Namibia publishes - in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) - three times per annum the Parliament Journal. Topics of the recent publication (Vol. 6 No 2) are e.g. the visit of the Liberian President to Namibia and the role of the Pan African Parliament (PAP).

August 15, 2008

New publication

Angola - Election observer manual for the Parliamentary elections 2008

The pocket size booklet was specifically designed for the election observers for the parliamentary elections in September 2008. It shall ensure a free and fair electoral process on election day at the polling stations. more…

July 23, 2008

Booklaunch

Violence against women and girls in Namibia

The report analyzes the violence and the reasons for the perpetration and develops measures for prevention and treatment. more…

June 27, 2008

Recent Publication

Parliament Journal

The Parliament of Namibia publishes - in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) - three times per annum the Parliament Journal. Topics of the recent publication (Vol. 6 No 1) are the official opening of Parliament by President Pohamba, the visit of the President (Speaker) of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag), Professor Lammert, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference in Capetown and the EU-ACP SADC Joint Parliamentary Assembly Conference in Windhoek.

April 28, 2008

Prominent visit

Chairman of the Jakob Kaiser Foundation visits the KAS office in Namibia

The chairman of the Jakob-Kaiser-Stiftung, secretary of state Dr Walter Priesnitz visited the KAS office in Windhoek with a delegation on April 28th 2008 for a briefing. Themes discussed with the Resident Representative included political stability, economic development, problems related to developmental cooperation, HIV/Aids and KAS projects.

April 17, 2008

Booklaunch with Prof Lammert

Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Namibia

In the presence of the chief justice, numerous judges, lawyers, law professors, diplomats, representatives of the ministry of justice, of human rights organisations and civil society as well as the media, Lammert pointed out that the presented book touches upon a particularly important issue. He identified the independence of the judicairy as a central element of democracy, and stressed the uniqueness of political foundations and their mandate of promoting the rule of law.

April 16, 2008

(Re)opening of the Namibia office

KAS Vice–President Prof Lammert opens the new Namibia office

In the presence of the German Ambassador, the vice-president of the Foundation and President of the German Bundestag, Lammert officially opened the new office of the Foundation in Windhoek. The Foundation has been active in Namibia since 1989, and works together with numerous parties, including the organisation Women’s Action for Development, which was creared as an initiative by the Foundation. The office in Windhoek also coordinates the activities of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Angola.

February 7, 2008

Constitution Day

The citizens’ right to a living constitution

For the launch of the lecture series The Citizens’ Right to Transparency and Accountability’, which is organised by the KAS together with the Ombudsman, Adv B Gawanas (AU Commissioner for Social Affairs) delivered a lecture on the topic ’The Citizens’ Right to a Living Constitution’. Almost 200 people attended, including numerous ministers and ambassadors. Image: A Boesl (KAS), Adv Gawanas, Dr Ben-Gurirab (speaker of parliament), Adv Walters (Ombudsman of Namibia).