The Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE) is a membership-based and -driven umbrella organisation established as a voluntary association under Namibian Common Law to support and promote the interests of the environmental NGO sector and its work. The Members constitute the Council – the highest decision-making organ of the NCE. The Council elects Members to the Executive Committee at an AGM to oversee and give strategic direction to the work of the NCE Secretariat. The Secretariat (staff) of the NCE comprise a CEO, Director and Office Manager. Only the Office Manager is employed full-time.
The NCE currently has 52 Full Members – Namibian registered NGOs whose main business, or a significant portion of whose business, comprises involvement in and promotion of environmental matters in Namibia; and 13 Associate Members – individuals running environmental programmes and non-Namibian NGOs likewise involved in local to national environmental matters in Namibia. For a list of Members and links to their respective websites, please see the bottom of this page.
The NCE has four aspirational objectives and five operational objectives as follows:
The NCE espouses the following key values:
To effectively implement these Objectives and Values, the NCE has developed eight strategic programme areas:
The following links will take you to the respective homepages of our members. In cases where a member does not have a webpage, we link to their social media profile.