ALAN President, Hon. Katrina Shimbulu, Engaged with The Speakers Of The National Assembly To Lobby For Policy Interventions

Over the past years ALAN has been advocating for the enhancement of intergovernmental relations between all spheres of governments especially in the areas of policy and legislature review and how the local authority agenda can be advanced through structured engagement and consultations. It is against this background that the ALAN Executive Committee deemed it pivotal to engage and consult the Speaker.

Meeting with the SALGA Northern Cape province on the partnership with //Karas regional council

Under the partnership local authorities are participation and Keetmanshoop municipality is part of the agreement, represented by Hon. Gabriel Freyer – Chairperson of the Management Committee of Keetmanshoop, who is also the Vice – President of ALAN. During the Joint Political meeting held on July 19, 2017 in Kimberly discussions was held on SALGA Northern Cape Province and //Karas Regional Council entering into partnership which should also be scaled down to the Local Authorities in the respective Regions.

The Southern African Regional Assembly of the United Cities of Local Government of Africa

The Association for Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN) will be hosting the Southern African Regional Assembly of the United Cities of Local Government of Africa from 3 – 5 September 2018 in Windhoek at a venue to be confirmed in due course.

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BI Annual ALAN Congress

Agnes M. Kafula (Official) Hon. Agnes M. Kafula, The President of ALAN
Hon. Agnes M. Kafula, The President of ALAN, in collaboration with His Worship Hon. Charles M. Matengu hereby announces that the Katima Mulilo Town Council will be hosting the BI _ ANNUAL ALAN Congress scheduled for November 14 – 15, 2013 at the Ngweze Community Hall. The Congress, under the theme “Local Authorities a Key Partner in Decentralization and Social Development” brings together counterpart Associations, Development partners and stakeholders to deliberate on policy and legislative issues affecting the effective and efficient service delivery by Local Authorities.

Charle M. Matengu Hon. Charles M. Matengu
The Katima Mulilo Town Council in partnership with Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN) is proud to host the ALAN Bi – Annual Congress, from 13 – 15 November 2013 in Katima Mulilo. As the hosting Mayor, I am pleased to on behalf of the Council and the people of Katima Mulilo invite you all to this important gathering, so that together as local authority leaders and partners; take stock of our successes and setbacks; and map out strategies aimed at enhancing the quality of life of all our people. We are greatly honoured to play host to this historic event and are looking forward to successful deliberations.

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ALAN Welcomes the Oranjemund Town Council to the Family of Local Government in Namibia

ALAN Welcomes the Oranjemund Town Council to the Family of Local Government in Namibia

The Oranjemund Town Council has now officially been welcomed to the family of the Association for Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN). The welcoming ceremony took place during a glitzy Gala dinner event organized by ALAN and hosted by the Mayor of Lüderitz, Hon. Suzan Ndjaleka at the Nest Hotel in Lüderitz a fortnight ago.

Challenges in the Karas & Hardap Region by Regional Local Authorities

The Karas & Hardap Regional Local Authorities “aired their grievances” through a 15 minutes presentation on the Challenges and Opportunities that each Local Authority are confronted with. ALAN was therefore happy to learn that a comprehensive report on the challenges of the Local Authorities in the two Regions had been compiled on the request by the two Governors, (Hon. Swartbooi and Hon. Hanse-Himarwa) for further submission to His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, the President of the Republic of Namibia. The report is also to be made available to the ALAN Management.

Crime and violence prevention training course

The Department of Public Management at the Polytechnic of Namibia in partnership with the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) in South Africa, is hosting a crime and violence prevention training course for officials in the public, private and civil society sectors working on crime and violence related initiatives. The Department of Public Management regards your esteemed organisation as a key player in related issues of crime and violence prevention in light of your ongoing initiatives and projects.

Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning (e-learning course)

5 Sep 2012
23 Oct 2012
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Urbanization is the defining global phenomenon of this century. For the first time in history, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas. This rapid demographic and spatial transformation may prove to be difficult for cities in developing countries, especially small- and medium-sized cities, where capacity is typically inadequate to cope with climate change, resource scarcity, slum growth and increased poverty, and safety and security concerns.

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