SCECSAL CONFERENCE 2018 – Come join us in Entebbe, Uganda

SCECSAL XXIII in Entebbe, Uganda will build on the fine tradition of this conference being the leading forum in Africa for headlining the role of library and information institutions in cultural and social development.

Deadline close to apply to participate in the New Professionals Programme 2018

Applications open from December 15, 2017 to February 15, 2018.

YOUR BENEFITS

Your benefits as a NIWA member

BENEFITS FOR INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS

Regular communication on matters of importance to the library and information community. Recruiting or employing library staff – receive expert employment advice from experienced professionals.

  • Starting a library – NIWA members can advise you
  • Benefit from NIWA’s advocacy work at all levels of government
  • Be informed of meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences that will provide professional development for your staff
  • Ability to send 1 or 2 staff members to NIWA professional development activities at member rates
  • Ability for one representative to vote at NIWA meetings
  • Support NIWA’s work to maintain educational standards for the information profession.

BENEFITS FOR PERSONAL MEMBERS

Regular communication on matters of importance to information workers Refresh and update your skills and knowledge. Learn something new to broaden your professional scope.

  • Discounted rates for meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Eligibility to serve on NIWA committees
  • Increase your networks by volunteering in an area of NIWA’s operations that interests you
  • Ability to network with other members in all sectors and all levels of the profession
  • Eligibility for NIWA awards
  • Eligibility for grants, scholarships or other financial opportunities
  • Eligibility to attend the SCECSAL, ESARBICA, and IFLA conference at the reduced rates

About NIWA

NIWA was formed in 1990 and strives to promote information services throughout Namibia. NIWA is open to all information workers and information institutions in Namibia. Join NIWA and collaborate with others to strengthen the association and enjoy the benefits of working with a dedicated and like-minded network. Become a personal or institutional member today.

OUR OBJECTIVES

To unite all information workers in Namibia in an autonomous and representative body. To make and maintain contact with relevant international and national organizations. To raise the level of expertise of information workers by offering training seminars, workshop and other relevant activities. To advise academic institutions involved in training information workers in curriculum development.

OUR TEAM

The NIWA team is as follows:
Chairperson: Ms. Elizabeth Matheus
Vice Chairperson: Mrs. Hertha Iipinge
Secretary: Mr. Frans Amakali
Assistant Secretary: Mrs. Anna Leonard
Treasurer: Mrs. Maria Ashilungu
Editor: Mr. Detlef Pfeifer
Additional member: Mr. Ronald Kanguti

OUR MEMBERSHIP FEES

Our Banking Details:

Namibian Information Workers Association (NIWA) NEDBANK, Branch: Independence Ave, Windhoek ACC Nr. 11-0000-74405

NEWS AND EVENTS

Upcoming Events

  1. SCECSAL Conference 2018

    April 23 - April 28
  2. IFLA WLIC 2018

    August 24 - August 30

OUR CONTACT DETAILS

NIWA Secretariat

P.O Box 308, Windhoek, Namibia

Tel: 0811283480 OR 0814810713

Email: niwaassociation at gmail dot com

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