United Nations Institute for Namibia (UNIN)

Institut des Nations Unies pour la Namibie

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13 Dec 1974, by resolution 3296 (XXIX) of the General Assembly of the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Became operational in 1976. With the independence of Namibia the institute ceased its activities and was closed down on 31 Dec 1990.


Enable Namibians, under the aegis of the United Nations Council for Namibia, to develop and acquire the necessary skills required for manning the public service of an independent Namibia; undertake research into the various political and socio-economic aspects of Namibia which shall contribute to the struggle for the emancipation of Namibia, as well as assist in the formulation of policies and programmes of an independent Namibia; serve as an information and documentation centre on Namibia.


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Senate of 16 members. Management Committee, comprising Director, Deputy Director, and Heads of Departments. Teaching programme carried out through academic Departments (5): Communication and Secretarial Studies; Development Studies; Education and Teacher Training; Legal Studies; Science and Agriculture.


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