Information is power

only if you can take action with it. Then, and only then,
does it represent knowledge and, consequently, power!

LET’S TAKE ACTION!

… and not be left out.

The ACTION Coalition was formed in July 2012 when a number of like-minded organisations and activists decided to focus their resources (human and financial) to foreground access to information (ATI) on the policy and governance agenda of the Namibian Government as part of its commitment to eradicate corruption through fostering good governance practices throughout the state.

Meet our members

What unifies ACTION coalition members is our work to promote the right to information as a basic human right, necessary for the enjoyment of all other rights and critical for human development.
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September 28

Universal access to information is bound up with the right to seek and receive information, which is an integral part of the right to freedom of expression.
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Internet Governance

The ACTION Coalition aims to play a leading role in advocating a human rights-based understanding of the Internet, opposing threats to Internet freedom, …
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Latest ACTION Updates

AI, Biometrics and no protection from abuse

AI, Biometrics and no protection from abuse

MTC's Verifi raises important questions and significant concerns in the absence of data protections, writes Frederico Links. FOR THE PRICE of a fingerprint and a facial scan you can get world-class security and peace of mind with regards to your mobile phone use....

The star of the Covid disinformation storm

The star of the Covid disinformation storm

NO one has been dragged into viral Covid-19-related disinformation more than US technology billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, writes Frederico Links. Almost everyone with a smartphone and membership to a WhatsApp group should know his name by now. The...

Namibia urgently needs a data protection law

Namibia urgently needs a data protection law

WhatsApp users condemn Facebook’s new controversial privacy policy, writes Emilia Paulus. Social media platforms were abuzz after Facebook recently updated its Privacy Policy on WhatsApp messenger which they fully own. In a no opt out pop-up message to all users,...