About us

AN AUTONOMOUS BODY
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Our Vision

Empowering the Nation through information and knowledge.

Our Mission

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OUR OBJECTIVES

To unite all information workers in Namibia in an autonomous and representative body.

To make and maintain contact with relevant international and national organizations.

To raise the level of expertise of information workers by offering training seminars, workshop and other relevant activities.

To advise academic institutions involved in training information workers in curriculum development.

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Fresh Ideas

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Individuals

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Institutions

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Professionals

NIWAN History

NIWAN was formed in 1990 and strives to promote information services throughout Namibia. NIWAN is open to all information workers and information institutions in Namibia. Join NIWA and collaborate with others to strengthen the association and enjoy the benefits of working with a dedicated and like-minded network. Become a personal or institutional member today.

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Our team
Sarah Negumbo Director Namibia Library and Archives Service

Sarah Negumbo

Director Namibia Library and Archives Service
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Sabina Neumbo Chief Librarian Ministerial Library Service

Sabina Neumbo

Chief Librarian Ministerial Library Service
Hedwig Isaack Chief Librarian National Library of Namibia

Hedwig Isaack

Chief Librarian National Library of Namibia
Beauty Matongo Chief Archivist National Archives of Namibia

Beauty Matongo

Chief Archivist National Archives of Namibia
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Aletta Dunn Chief Librarian Public Libraries Service

Aletta Dunn

Chief Librarian Public Libraries Service
Esther Tobias Chief Librarian Education library Service

Esther Tobias

Chief Librarian Education library Service