Meet our members

The ACTION Coalition actively seeks to grow its membership base
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.

The list below includes organisational members:

Citizens for an Accountable and Transparent Society

Citizens for an Accountable and Transparent Society (CATS) is a pressure group campaigning for effective investigation of corruption cases. Its core value is based on the Namibian people’s democratic right to know.

Editors’ Forum of Namibia

The Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN) is a non-profit, non-governmental voluntary organisation comprising editors and senior journalists of Namibia’s print, broadcasting and online media. The EFN is committed to a programme of action to defend and promote freedom of expression and media, pluralism, independence and self-regulation.

Institute for Public Policy Research

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)’s mission is to deliver independent, analytical, critical yet constructive research into social, political and economic issues that affect development in Namibia. It was established in the belief that free and critical debate informed by quality research promotes development.

Internet Society Namibia (ISOC Namibia)

The Namibian chapter of the Internet Society is Africa’s 32nd Chapter of the Society. It works for an open and free Internet.

Legal Assistance Centre

The Legal Assistance Centre is a public interest law firm. Its main objective is to protect the human rights of all Namibians.

MyDigitalBridge Foundation

MyDigitalBridge Foundation is committed to enriching the lives of marginalised communities through equitable access to technology by facilitating and implementing appropriate private public sector initiatives in order to attain universal access and service and to act in an advisory capacity to relevant stakeholders.

Namibia Institute for Democracy

Namibia Diverse Women’s Association (NDWA) aims to work with Women, Girls and Trans Diverse persons who identify within and beyond their sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sexual characteristics. NDWA further aims to strengthen a collective women’s, girls and trans diverse movement that envisions gender equality is systematically realized by the achievement of human rights for all through facilitating women’s leadership, socio-economic development and social rights.

Namibia Institute for Democracy

The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID) implements civic education, civil society development, socio-political survey and research, and anti-corruption programmes in Namibia. Current programmes include a domestic civil society election observation programme, political party training, civic and voter education, anti-corruption and study circle programmes.

Namibia Media Trust

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) works to advance media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information in Namibia and beyond. It currently hosts the secretariat of the ACTION coalition.

Sister Namibia

Sister Namibia is a feminist and women’s rights organisation which has been a constant voice for women and women’s equality throughout the lifespan of independent Namibia.