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EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATION IN NAMIBIA ADDRESS BY HON. PROF. PETER H. KATJAVIVI, SPEAKER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE REUBLIC OF NAMIBIA AT CPA, UK, 26 MAY 2016

  Honourable Professor Peter H Katjavivi, Speaker of the National Assembly on the invitation of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth, was a guest speaker at the event organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - United Kingdom on May 26 2016, Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster. Speaker Katjavivi presented a paper on Educational Transformation in Namibia.

VISITING MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION MET WITH SPEAKER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, 23 MAY 2016

Speaker Prof. Peter Katjavivi(4th from left) pictured with Members of Parliament of the German Bundestag delegation
   
Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi met with a delegation of visiting Members of Parliament of the German Bundestag Parliamentary Standing Committee for Economic Development and Cooperation earlier on 23 May 2016. The aim of the visit is to have meetings with members of the Namibian Parliament, members of the Government, Political Foundations and the NGO's as well as to visit Namibian-German development cooperation projects throughout the country. In his remarks to the visiting delegation, Speaker Katjavivi, with reference to the on-going dialogue over the 1904 genocide, he stated that from the Namibian Parliamentary perspective, "we want to achieve a win-win outcome, which will contribute to the healing of the wounds relating to our common past", and he continued to stress the importance of dealing with the matter in the most amicable way.
 
The German Bundestag delegation is led by Ms. Dagmar Wöhl (MP), accompanied by German Ambassador to Namibia, H.E Christian Crün.

PUBLIC HEARINGS: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Elderly gather for a public hearing in Tsumeb where they interacted with members of Parliament
 

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development and Family affairs is visiting and holding public hearings on the motion on old age homes in Kunene, Omusati, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Oshana, Kavango, Zambezi and Otjozondjupa regions from 15th May to 04 June 2016. Here the elderly gather for a public hearing in Tsumeb where they interacted with members of Parliament. The Standing Committee further visited the Nomstaub old age home and Maroela Retirement home.

NATIONAL SEMINAR FOR PARLIAMENTARIANS ON CEDAW AND UPR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PROMOTION OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK, 12-14 MAY 2016

 
The seminar for Parliamentarians on CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) is underway at the Nampower Convention Centre in Windhoek.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURNED, 28 APRIL 2016

 
The Third Session of the 6th Parliament; National Assembly was adjourned on the 28th April 2016.The National Assembly will resume with the Fourth Session on 07 June 2016.

 

Media Release

NATIONAL COUNCIL SECOND SESSION RESUMES, 09 MAY 2016

 

The National Council will resume business on 9 May 2016 to consider the following Bills referred to it by the National Assembly. Read more >>>

MEDIA RELEASE: STANDING COMMITTEE VISIT TO ZAMBEZI, KAVANGO EAST AND KAVANGO WEST REGIONS

 

The National Assembly Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources will undertake an investigative visit to the Zambezi; Kavango East and West Regions. The visit will take place from 25 April to 01 May 2016. Media Practitioners are herewith invited to attend and cover this visit.

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PROGRAMME: MOTION ON HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT, 23 APRIL TO 01 MAY 2016

LAUNCHING OF THE NAMIBIAN CONSERVATION PARLIAMENTARY CAUCUS (NACOPAC), 15 MARCH 2016

 

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, MP, herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the launching of the Namibian Conservation Parliamentary Caucus (NACOPAC), taking place tomorrow. Read more >>>

PRESS RELEASE, 02 MARCH 2016

 

For immediate release, 2 March 2016

CPA Roadshows launched to increase young people’s awareness of parliament and democracy in the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has launched an exciting initiative today that will visit schools and universities across the Commonwealth to help to increase young people’s awareness of parliament and democracy. The new CPA Roadshows aim to strengthen Commonwealth Parliamentarians engagement with young people. MORE DETAILS >>>

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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