Official Statements

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Ministerial Statement on Namibia's Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Sanctions Resolutions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

On Monday, 23 October 2017, the Cable News International Limited (CNN) broadcasted a news report alleging that Namibia has not submitted reports for more than one year to the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Tue, Oct 31, 2017

Trade Mission Registration Form

To participate in this 2017 Trade Mission to Namibia, please click on the pdf document for the registration form that needs to be filled out and submitted.

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Trade Mission Draft Program

Please click on the pdf file to view the draft program for the 2017 Trade Mission to Namibia

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

TRADE MISSION TO NAMIBIA

Ambassador Martin Andjaba will again, this year, take a Trade Mission to Namibia from October 23 - 27, 2017.

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

State Of The Nation Address 2017 by H.E. Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

State Of The Nation Address 2017
H.E. Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
12 April 2017 WINDHOEK

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

New Year Greetings to the Diplomatic Corps by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

Windhoek - February 17, 2017
Greetings to you all.

I always say that Namibia is a Child of International Solidarity, midwifed by the United Nations; a friend to all and enemy to none; unless our friendship is misused.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Statement by H.E. Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, on the Occasion of the First Cabinet Meeting of 2017

FEBRUARY 14, 2017 WINDHOEK
Last Wednesday, I opened the 2017 Legal Year. This morning I am opening the first Cabinet session of 2017 i.e. the first session of the Executive, and later this afternoon, I will open the 5th Session of the 6th Parliament. This means that all three Organs of the State will be up and running today and the message I have for all of you is the same; this Year 2017, is the year of Rededication. First and foremost, let us rededicate ourselves to the Almighty for creating this beautiful country we call Namibia, in which we live as inhabitants. Let us also... Read more...

Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Namibia refutes article in the Botswana online newspaper “Mmegionline” entitled “28th AU Summit: SADC sabotages Venson-Moitoi”

On the 31st of January 2017, a Botswana Online newspaper called “Mmegionline”, published an Article titled “28th AU Summit: SADC sabotages Venson-Moitoi”.

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Namibia refutes article in the Botswana online newspaper “Mmegionline” entitled “28th AU Summit: SADC sabotages Venson-Moitoi”

On the 31st of January 2017, a Botswana Online newspaper called “Mmegionline”, published an Article titled “28th AU Summit: SADC sabotages Venson-Moitoi”.

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Statement By H.E. Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia at the Africa Peer-Review Mechanism Forum of Heads of State and Government

28 JANUARY 2017
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

Namibia is honoured to have acceded to the African Peer Review Mechanism. We believe this Mechanism, geared towards fostering the adoption of policies, standards and practices that lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development, and accelerated economic integration, will play a pivotal role in enabling Africa to achieve the noble Aspirations and Developmental Goals of Agenda 2063 and its First-Ten Year Implementation Plan.

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

President's New Year Message 2017

January 4, 2017

Fellow Namibians, 2016 has been an eventful year. It is the year we shifted gear, from planning to implementation. We have accomplished significant milestones as reported in the December review of the Harambee Prosperity Plan. But we acknowledge that unprecedented headwinds encountered during the year, adversely affected our ability to deliver on developmental objectives.

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Speech by His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, on the Occasion of the Memorial Service of the Commander of the Cuban Revolution and Founding President of the Republic of Cuba, Comandante-En-Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz

Long Live the memory of Fidel;
Long Live Raúl;
Long Live the Cuban Revolution;
Aluta Continua, Victoria Ascerta;
Comrades and friends;
Children of the Cuban Revolution;
Your Excellencies Heads of State and Government;
Honorable Ministers;
Fellow mourners;
Bereaved Castro family.

What is the price of freedom? What is the cost of liberating a nation? How much do you pay a country which fought for you when others were allies to your enemy?

Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Statement by Hon Dr Peya Mushelenga, MP Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia at the 2016 South Africa-Italy Summit 18 October 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa

I am delighted to join you at the South-Africa Italy summit under the theme "Building a community of growing enterprises in the two continents". This summit does not only discuss bilateral relations between the two countries, but it also discusses broader framework of cooperation between the EU and African regions. The topic "Revitalising growth in the changing global geo-economic scenario" that I am asked to make an intervention on is relevant to contemporary international trade, where some countries still
face challenges to attain economic growth.

Wed, Oct 19, 2016

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HAGE G. GEINGOB, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2016 NEW YORK

Your Excellency Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly;
Your Excellencies Heads of State and Government;
Your Excellency Mr. Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations; Distinguished Heads of Delegations;
Mr. President,

Fri, Oct 7, 2016

Welcoming Statement by Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the ocassion of the Opening of the Foreign Policy Review Conference, 25 July 2016, Windhoek, Namibia

Director of Ceremonies, Your Excellency, Dr Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and Madame Monica Geingos, First Lady; Your Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba – Former President; Your Excellency Nickey Iyambo, - Vice President of the Republic of Namibia; Hon. Dr Peter Katjavivi – Speaker of the National Assembly; Hon. Theo-Ben Gurirab - Former Speaker of the National Assembly; Rt. Hon. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila – Prime Minister; Hon. Nahas Angula – Former Prime Minister; Hon. Dr. Libertina Amadhila – Former Deputy Prime Minister; Hon.

Fri, Sep 2, 2016

Statementy by His Excellency, Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, at the Opening of the Foreign Policy Review Conference, July 25, 2016, Windhoek

ormer President of the Republic of Namibia, Comrade Hifikepunye Lukas Pohamba,
Comrade Dr. Nickey Iyambo, Vice-President of the Republic of Namibia;
The Rt. Hon. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minster of the Republic of Namibia;
Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, Speaker of the National Assembly;
Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, Chairperson of the National Council;
Your Lordship, Chief Justice Peter Shivute;
Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International
Relations and Co-Operation;

Fri, Sep 2, 2016

Keynote Address by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, at the Launch of the Food Bank Fidel Castro Ruz Primary School June 30, 2016

I would like to quote that great man Commandante Fidel Castro who said, “Men do not shape destiny. Destiny produces the man for the hour.” It is destiny that has brought us us here today. A shared destiny, aimed at fighting the scourge of poverty and driving Namibia towards prosperity. It is a destiny that has produced men and women for the hour. We can say with absolute certainty that because of these men and women, present here today, we have delivered on yet another promise. It is another step forward, another conquest of a frontier in the war against poverty.

Thu, Jul 7, 2016

Opening Remarks by Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the Ministerial Follow-up Sub Committee on the Implementation of the Agenda 2063, 22 June 2016 Windhoek

Director of Ceremonies,
Honourable Ministers,
The Commissioner for Economic Affairs representing the Chairperson of the
African Union Commission, Distinguished Heads of the Regional Economic
Communities, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Members of
the Media, Ladies and Gentlemen!

Your Excellencies and dear colleagues,

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Remarks by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia at Business lunch with members of the US Chamber of Commerce Washington D.C. United States of America April 25, 2016

Director of Ceremonies; Distinguished guests; Ladies and gentlemen;
I would like to congratulate the US Chamber of Commerce on its recent launch of the U.S. – Africa Business Center, which I believe will play a pivotal role in directing business development towards Africa. It is time for US Business to have a footprint in Sub- Saharan Africa and this is the opportune time to kick start this process.

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Invest in Namibia Conference 8-9 November 2016

The Embassy of the Republic of Namibia is inviting all interested business people and companies to join H.E Ambassador Martin Andjaba for the Invest in Namibia Conference under the theme “Promoting Investment for Inclusive Growth and Industrialization” on November 8 and 9, 2016, hosted by the Government of Namibia.

Fri, Jun 10, 2016

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