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Parliament of Namibia

CPA Joint Branch President(s): Hon. Professor Peter Hitjitevi Katjavivi, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia and Hon. Lukas Sinimbo Muha, Chairperson of the National Council of Namibia

Presiding Officer(s):Hon. Professor Peter Hitjitevi Katjavivi, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia and Hon. Lukas Sinimbo Muha, Chairperson of the National Council of Namibia

Joined the Commonwealth: 21 March 1990

CPA Branch formed: 8 August 1990

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral

Parliament website: https://www.parliament.na/

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 14

National Assembly: Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs; Committee on Economics and Public Administration; Committee on Management of Natural Resources; Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security; Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development and Family Affairs; Committee on Human Resources and Community Development; Committee on Information, Communication Technology and Innovation; Committee on Public Accounts.

National Council: Committee on Audit; Committee on Public Accounts and Economy; Committee on Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs; Committee on Urban and Rural Development; Committee on Gender, Youth and Information Communications Technology; Committee on Habitat; Committee on Women Caucus.

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): N/A

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Committee on Standing Rules, Orders and Internal Arrangements, Committee on Steering, Committee on Privileges and Immunities.


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):


 

Lydia Kandetu
Secretary to the National Assembly
Parliament of Namibia l.kandetu@parliament.na
Hon. Peter Katjavivi MP
Speaker of the National Assembly
Parliament of Namibia p.katjavivi@parliament.na

Key Facts

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Population
2,147,585
Date of Independence
21 Mar 1990
CPA Branch Formed
21 Mar 1990
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Windhoek