Lidwina Ndeshimona Shapwa was born on February 7, 1962.
Joined the National Assembly last year as a Deputy Minister of Justice and will serve in that post until 2020.
Masters of Law (LLM), Maritime Law, Maritime Law Institute, Malta; Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours; University of Warwick (UK); Diploma in Development; University of Warwick (UK); Development Studies, Diploma in Development Studies, UN Institute for Namibia.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Resettlement (2007 – 2014); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice (2000 – 2007); Deputy Permanent Secretary (1998-2000); Deputy Director, Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications (1994-1998); Control Officer, Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications (1992-1994).
Gender-Based Violence and Violence, Vulnerable Children and Poverty Eradication.