Global civil society activity in Windhoek, Namibia

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Windhoek is the capital and largest city of Namibia. It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area, at around 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level, almost exactly at the country's geographical centre. The population of Windhoek in 2020 was 431,000 which is growing continually due to an influx from all over Namibia.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Windhoek is ranked #397 over a 20 year period,
with 94 meetings since 1998.


Windhoek is ranked #564 in 2018, with 1 meetings.

Organizations based in Windhoek

SADC Parliamentary Forum Est. 1993

SADC Parliamentary Leadership Centre

African Golf Confederation Est. 1986

Southern African Customs Union Est. 1969

Centre for Research - Information - Action for Development in Africa Est. 1975

INFOSA Est. 2003

Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS in Africa Est. 1998

Southern African Institute for Environmental Assessment

Media Institute of Southern Africa Est. 1992

Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa Est. 2002

AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa Est. 2002

View More profiles (11 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Windhoek

2019 Annual Congress – Parasitological Society of Southern Africa
2019 Annual International Conference – African Association for Lexicography
2019 General Assembly – International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation
2018 Congress – Council for International Congresses of Dipterology
2018 Summit of Heads of State and Government – Southern African Development Community
2017 Triennial General Assembly – African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions
2017 Assembly – Lutheran World Federation
2016 Summit – Africa Information and Communication Technologies Alliance
2016 Summit – Africa Information and Communication Technologies Alliance
2016 Session – ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
2016 Session – African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
2015 Conference – Southern African-Nordic Centre
2015 Session – Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
2015 Conference – Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association
2015 International Conference on Public Health Governance – Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
2015 Regional Meeting – Society of Mining Professors
2015 Regional Seminar for Southern African Parliaments on Promoting Child Nutrition – Inter-Parliamentary Union
2015 Biennial Conference – Association for German Studies in Southern Africa
2014 Biennial Conference / Congress – African Association of Women in Geosciences
2014 Annual General Meeting and Conference – International Corrections and Prisons Association for the Advancement of Professional Corrections
2014 ACF : Africa Carbon Forum – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
2014 Meeting – African Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production
2013 Meeting / Annual Meeting – International Endo Hernia Society
2013 Session – African Forestry and Wildlife Commission
2013 Conference of the Parties – Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

View More Past Events (149 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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