Re: Queries on the Institutional Assessment Report on Electoral CommissionSep 23, 2015The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC), through its former Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, requested UNDP to, among other activities, support the Commission to conduct an independent comprehensive needs assessment of the election administration function of the EC. The results of the assessment, the EC envisaged, would be used to inform the development of a new strategic plan for the Commission.
Social Good Summit 2015 in Ghana focuses on the new Sustainable Development Goals Sep 23, 2015To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ghana has partnered with the Multimedia Group Limited (MGL) to hold the Social Good Summit 2015.
UNDP supports national efforts to conserve energy in GhanaSep 16, 2015The Energy Commission in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), PHILIPS as well as Dutch & Co has formally launched a campaign to conserve energy in Ghana. The campaign, dubbed “Cut and Save Energy, targets public sector institutions, particularly the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to create awareness on good practices for energy conservation and energy efficiency at their respective workplaces.
UNDP Climate Change Storytelling Contest: Oxfam supports journalists’ participation with additional fellowshipsSep 15, 2015Oxfam will support the Voice2Paris global storytelling contest launched in August by the United National Development Programme (UNDP) by providing three additional fellowships for participating journalists to cover the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP21, in Paris in December. Oxfam’s contribution to the contest aims at encouraging journalists’ participation in climate change reporting and raising public awareness of climate actions.
UNDP supports Journalism in GhanaAug 26, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported the 20th Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) awards ceremony with an amount of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢10,000) as the sponsorship package for the award category: Development Journalism for Furthering the MDGs.
Statement by UNDP administrator Helen Clark on Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment and the poorJun 18, 2015I welcome Pope Francis' very important contribution to the climate change debate through his encyclical on the environment and the poor. The poor and the marginalized in our societies are the ones who are the most vulnerable to climate change, and are also the ones hardest hit by its impacts
Ghana launches Green Climate Fund Readiness ProgrammeJun 10, 2015The Government of Ghana in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has officially launched the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme in Accra.
Recognizing community efforts to reduce povertyApr 24, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Ga West Municipal Assembly is hosting a national event to recognize the outstanding efforts of the Integrated Development in Focus (IDF) and the Yaoman community to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Yaoman, in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region.
Ghana commissions Cookstove Testing and Expertise Lab in KumasiMar 31, 2015A partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Energy Commission of Ghana has yielded a Cookstove Testing and Expertise Laboratory to serve the Northern sector of Ghana. The facility was jointly commissioned by the Vice Chancellor of KNUST, Prof. William Otoo Ellis and the UNDP Country Director, Mr. Dominic Sam in a brief ceremony in Kumasi on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
UNDP receives honorary development partner awardMar 22, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received an honorary Development Partner award from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) during its Annual Awards Ceremony held at the State Banquet Hall in Accra on Saturday, March, 21st 2015.
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