Women in Politics Pledge to Bridge Gender Inequality on Ghana’s Political landscape
Oct 21, 2016
The purpose of the dialogue was to deconstruct the role of political parties in promoting gender equal political participation and the role political parties can play in supporting women’s inclusion and participation in political processes at all levels.
Ghana Commemorates International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 20, 2016
The Sendai Framework is a 15-year (2015-2030) voluntary, non-building agreement which recognises that the State has the primary role to reduce disaster risk but that responsibility should be shared with other stakeholders including local government and the private sector.
The Secretary - General's Message on the International day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 17, 2016
Today, some 1 billion people live in extreme poverty and more than 800 million endure hunger and malnutrition. But poverty is not simply measured by inadequate income. It is manifested in restricted access to health, education and other essential services and, too often, by the denial or abuse of other fundamental human rights.
António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General by acclamation
Oct 17, 2016
The General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the former Foreign Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on 31 December.
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION
Oct 13, 2016
Today, hundreds of millions of people live at risk from rising seas, earthquakes, drought, heatwaves, floods and storms. They live on marginal lands, beneath unstable hillsides or on storm-exposed coastlines. This is why eradicating extreme poverty -- the first of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, is essential to reducing disaster risk.
Senior High Schools observe Ozone Day in Ghana
Oct 5, 2016
Over 500 students from seven second cycle institutions in the region participated in the event. They include Ghana Secondary Technical, St Johns Senior High, Adiembrah Senior High, Fijai Senior High, Takoradi Technical Institute, Ahantaman Senior High and Takoradi Senior High.
UNDP and partners host the 2016 Social Good Summit in Ghana
Sep 20, 2016
UNDP in partnership with Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited, the EIB Network, AIESEC, and with support from the SRC of the University of Ghana has held the 2016 Social Good Summit in Accra. The event focused on the role of the youths and the manufacturing industry in the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana.
UN Secretary-General's Message on the International Day of Peace
Sep 19, 2016
Every year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on warring parties to lay down their arms and observe a 24-hour global ceasefire. The symbolism of a day without fighting is a crucial reminder that conflict can and must come to an end.
Partnerships for the 2016 Social Good Summit in Ghana
Sep 15, 2016
UNDP in partnership with Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited, the EIB Network, AIESEC, and with support from the SRC of the University of Ghana will be hosting the 2016 Social Good Summit in Accra. The event will focus on the role of the youths and the manufacturing industry in the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana. Held under the theme: “Connecting Today. Creating Tomorrow.”, the 7th annual Social Good Summit will bring together more than 200 youths, the manufacturing industry and civil society to deliberate on how to apply social media and technology to promote sustainable development for a better future.
A boost for community resources management in Ghana
Sep 9, 2016
The Environmental Sustainability and Policy for Cocoa Production in Ghana Project (ESP) has inaugurated the Ayum-Asuokow Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) in the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly in the Brong-Ahafo Region.