The Namibia Institute of Democracy (NID) in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia (HSF) hosted an hour-long Public Discussion Forum (PDF) on 4 February 2021, aimed to provide the public with more Covid-19 related information, but more importantly about the vaccine. The event was held at the Katutura Community Arts Centre. It should be informed that the number of gathering restrictions were respectively followed.
On 5 November 2020, IPPR presented its most recent report from IPPR’s Procurement Tracker research series ‘Pandemic Procurement: Red Flags Fluttering’ at a public meeting held at the House of Democracy. The report’s key findings raise concerns about several problematic features of the public procurement process which appeared during Namibia’s State of Emergency and may have opened the door to public sector corruption against the backdrop of the pandemic.
On 13 November 2020, IPPR launched its latest Namibian Governance Report at a public briefing held at the House of Democracy in which it presented a critical overview of the performance of President Hage Geingob’s government in meeting the leader’s professed commitments to transparent and accountable leadership during his first five years in office.