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

ACTION/NMT Statement: NMT says ‘no’ to shutting out media

ACTION/NMT Statement: NMT says ‘no’ to shutting out media

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is concerned about the increasing restrictions on media freedom and freedom of expression by governments in southern Africa under the guise of curbing the spread of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic. These measures range from...

ACTION/LAC Statement: State of Emergency (COVID-19)

ACTION/LAC Statement: State of Emergency (COVID-19)

In light of the World Health Organization’s designation of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as a global pandemic, the President of the Republic of Namibia on 17 March 2020, declared a state of (public health) emergency in Namibia. What is a State of Emergency? Article 26 of the...

Constitutionalism on the line with arrival of Namibia’s flag moment

Constitutionalism on the line with arrival of Namibia’s flag moment

BY FREDERICO LINKS - Unable to grasp the significance of the moment, authorities appear awfully close to trampling on the right to freedom of expression Turn on the television or computer to any protest or just Google any of the recent headline making protests...