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Name          : His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob

His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob

Public Appointments
  • 2015 to date President
  • 2012 to 2015 Prime Minister
  • 2008 to 2012 Minister of Trade and Industry
  • 2007 to 2008 Chief Whip of SWAPO Party (National Assembly).
  • 2005 to date Vice President of South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO)
  • 2004 Member of the International Board of Governors of the Centre for International Policy

Governance Innovation (CIGI) of Canada

  • 2003 – 2004 Executive Secretary of the Global Coalition in Washington, DC
  • 1990 – 2002 (First) Prime Minister of the Republic Namibia
  • 1998 Chairman of the 14th Meeting of Experts on the United Nations Programme in Public

Administration and Finance

  • 1989 SWAPO Party's Director of Elections
  • 1990 Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of the Republic of Namibia
  • 1975 – 1989 Director of the United Nations Institute for Namibia (UNIN)
  • 1971 – 1975 Political Affairs Officer, UN Secretariat
  • 1964 – 1971 SWAPO Representative at the United Nations & the Americas
  • 1963 – 1964 Assistant SWAPO Representative in Botswana

Leadership by the Namibian Government.

  • 1987 Awarded Ongulumbashe Medal (SWAPO) for Bravery and Long Service
  • 1980 Awarded the Palmes Academiques (Officer Class) by the French Government in Recognition of Valuable Service in Education.

Education

  • 2004 University of Leeds (Ph.D.)
  • 1971 - 1974 Graduate Faculty of the New School, New York (MA in International Relations)
  • 1964 - 1970 Fordham University (New York)
  • 1958 - 1961 Augustineum Training College

Awards and Honours

  • 2015 Conferred the Order of Welwitschia Mirabilis
  • 2012 Awarded the Crans Montana Forum's Prix de la Foundation for Exceptional Leadership
  • 1998 Awarded Doctorate of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa) by the American University of Rome
  • 1997 Awarded LL.D (Doctorate of Laws) Honoris Causa by the University of Namibia
  • 1995 Awarded LL.D (Doctorate of Laws) Honoris Causa by the University of Delhi, India
  • 1994 Awarded LL.D Honoris Causa by Colombia College Illinois, Awarded the Second Highest Order on
  • 1994 Cuba – Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Awarded the Order of the Sun 1st Class for Outstanding Political Leadership

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