CALL FOR CSO’s AND PRIVATE SECTOR TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NDP6 THEMATIC WORKING GROUPS – DEADLINE- 15 June 2024

HOW DOES IT WORKNDP6 has 4 pillars and each pillar has a number of thematic working groups. These TWG’s sit periodically to support the formulation, monitoring and evaluation of the NDP’s. HOW CAN I JOIN?The National Planning Commission has launched a call to the participation of CSO’s and private sector ending 15 June 2024 where […]

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FAREWELL – Recognising the Contributions of Three Retiring Colleagues

On Tuesday, 30 April 2024, the staff members of the National Planning Commission (NPC) gathered to bid farewell to three colleagues of which one was the Executive Director (ED) of the commission, Mrs. Wilhencia /Uiras. Joining her in retirement were Mrs. Martha Tsheehama (Chief National Development Advisor) and Mrs. Selma Joseph (National Development Advisor).   In […]

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Experts Group Meeting on Sustainable Development

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 19-20 April – A gathering of experts recently convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 19th to 20th April, to scrutinize and validate the 2024 Africa Sustainable Development Report. This pivotal report has been collaboratively crafted by the African Union Commission, the United Nations Development Program Regional Bureau for Africa (UNDP-RBA), the United […]

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Degree Programmes Funded by the Ministry of Commerce of China for 2024/2025

The National Planning Commission (NPC), as coordinator for economic development has the pleasure to inform you that the Government of People’s Republic of China is offering Masters and PHD programs, fully funded by the Ministry of Commerce in China to government officials in Namibia. The scholarships are strictly for government officials in Namibia. Ministries, Offices […]

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Strengthening Collaboration between UNESCO and National Planning Commission

Yesterday, the UNESCO Country Representative, Ms. Eunice Smith, conducted a courtesy visit to the National Planning Commission, with the primary objective of fortifying collaboration between the two entities. This visit comes at a crucial juncture as both parties recognize the challenges stemming from limited resources, both from developmental sources and governmental allocations. During the discussions, […]

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NPC and MURD honour the African Icon – His Excellency, Dr. Hage Gottfried Geingob

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA – on Friday, 9 February 2024, the National Planning Commission (NPC) of Namibia and the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) held a joint candlelight session in remembrance of His Excellency, Dr. Hage Gottfried Geingob, the President of the Republic of Namibia, following his passing on, on 4 February 2024 in Windhoek. […]

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Regional and Constituency Consultations for NDP6 in progress. (5 Feb-29 Mar 2024)

National Planning Commission (NPC) is currently conducting regional and constituency consultations of the Sixth National Development Plan (NDP6) under the theme “Fostering Recovery, Inclusiveness, and Resilience for Quality and Sustainable Development.” The purpose is to create a two-way process of dialogue between NPC and its stakeholders in setting the development agenda for the last phase […]

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Eswatini Government officials on a Human Resource Planning Mission to Namibia

The National Planning Commission (NPC) received a request from the Eswatini Policy Analysis and Research Center (ESEPARC) to arrange and coordinate a learning mission on Human Resource Development for Eswatini in Namibia. The ESEPARC, a government think tank under the Eswatini Ministry of Finance as well as the Ministry of Labour and Social Security- Human […]

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