Sep 27

Financial Intelligence Centre meets non-profit organisations on sweeping regulations

In an update on our recent coverage of the government introducing a directive to subject non-profit organisations to sweeping regulations – a decision met with fierce opposition from action groups. The new directive, led by the Financial Intelligence Centre, mandates strict disclosure rules for non-profit organisations, such as revealing detailed information about donors, board members, and beneficiaries, as well as the submission of annual returns as part of mandatory FIC registration. Melanie Markus the Coordinator of CIVIC +264 the Civil Society Information Centre Namibia expands on the meeting held bewteen the organizations and the FIC on Friday.