http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles2014-08-27T07:22:09.302ZArticlesAdobe CQFive UN Agencies to Help Ghana Green its Economynoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe United Nations, in partnership with the Government of Ghana, has launched an initiative to support national efforts to transition to a greener and more inclusive economy. Known as the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), the initiative would entail mobilizing social awareness and providing specialized training to identifying critical bottlenecks, formulating and assessing policy options, and enabling policy implementation for greening the economy.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/20/five-un-agencies-to-help-ghana-green-its-economy2014-08-26T11:40:05.369Z2014-08-26T11:40:05.369ZGhana launches the 2014 Human Development Reportnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe national launch of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) has taken place in Accra, with a call to address the widening inequality gap attendant upon Ghana's economic growth. In the report, Ghana is ranked 138 out of 187 countries and territories, with a 2013 Human Development Index value of 0.573— which is in the medium human development category.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/13/ghana-launches-the-2014-human-development-report2014-08-25T15:49:03.825Z2014-08-25T15:49:03.825ZMaiden Governance and Peace Poll launched in Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe findings of the first-ever Governance and Peace Poll (GaP Poll) in Ghana has been launched during a media briefing in Accra on Wednesday July 30th 2014. Commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its lead partners, and implemented by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), the poll is a representative public opinion survey that serves as a mechanism to track the extent to which progress is being made in the areas of governance and peace as they relate to approved work plans under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/01/maiden-governance-and-peace-poll-launched-in-ghana2014-08-06T06:42:58.092Z2014-08-06T06:42:58.092ZCommittee to oversee National Volunteer Infrastructure inaugurated in Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuA National Planning Committee for the implementation of a maiden National Volunteer Infrastructure has been inaugurated in Accra by Hon. Nana Oye Lithur, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection. The ceremony was witnessed by UNDP Country Director, Mr. Dominic Sam and other stakeholders of volunteerism in Ghana, including the UN Volunteers Programme Officer, Ms. Betty Simate.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/01/committee-to-oversee-national-volunteer-infrastructure-inaugurated-in-ghana2014-08-02T21:11:14.348Z2014-08-02T21:11:14.348ZAfrica needs a new, inclusive and people-centred development model - Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieyenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuDirector for UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa, Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieye, has said, “Africa needs a new, inclusive development model that places the wellbeing of the people at the centre of economic growth and development”.
This was contained in a goodwill message read on his behalf by Mr. Lebogang Motlana, Director of UNDP Regional Services Centre during the recent Pan-African Conference on “Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation” which took place in Accra from April 28-30, 2014.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/05/africa-needs-a-new-inclusive-and-people-centred-development-model-mr-abdoulie-mar-dieye2014-05-14T14:27:17.287Z2014-05-14T14:27:17.287ZUNDP and partners reaffirm commitment to support Ghana’s development firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations Development Programme and partners have renewed their determination to respond to the Government of Ghana’s development aspirations in line with the Ghana Shared Growth Development Agenda. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/22/undp-and-partners-reaffirm-commitment-to-support-ghana-s-development-agenda2014-04-22T14:00:13.861Z2014-04-22T14:00:13.861ZRuby says Goodbye to UN family in Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuMs. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon has said adieu to staff of UNDP and the entire UN family in Ghana in a colorful event held at the forecourt of the UNDP premises on Wednesday, March 13, 2014.The farewell ceremony attended by representatives of Government, Heads of UN agencies, UN staff, civil society groups and other invited guests witnessed several goodwill messages and a citation from colleagues and well-wishers.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/12/ruby-says-goodbye-to-un-family-in-ghana2014-03-14T10:24:39.506Z2014-03-14T10:24:39.506ZGovernment of Ghana Okays UNDP's Work Plans email@example.comThe Government of Ghana (GOG) has given the green light for the implementation of the 2014 development work plans prepared by the United Nations Development Programme and partners. This occurred during a short signing ceremony involving the Ministry of Finance, the UNDP and partners under the GOG-UNDP Partnership for 2014. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/25/government-of-ghana-okays-undp-s-work-plans-2014-01-24T13:20:19.131Z2014-01-24T13:20:19.131ZUNDP commissions community water project in Tamalenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday commissioned a mechanized water system at the cost of 24,000 Ghana Cedis, for the Changli community in the Tamale Metropolis.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/11/undp-commissions-community-water-project-in-tamale2014-02-14T10:52:33.717Z2014-02-14T10:52:33.717ZUNDP furnishes offices of Ghana Legal Aid Schemenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuUNDP presented office supplies to the Legal Aid Scheme during a colorful event in Kumasi with a view to supporting the efforts of the Government of Ghana in justice delivery in the country. These comprise motorcycles, furniture, photocopiers, scanners, computers and accessories valued at $300,000.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/09/undp-furnishes-offices-of-ghana-legal-aid-scheme2014-02-06T16:15:42.680Z2014-02-06T16:15:42.680ZUN Resident Coordinator in Ghana receives a bamboo firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative has presented a bamboo bicycle to Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ghana, during a brief ceremony at the UNDP office premises in Ghana. The bicycles have been produced through the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme as an innovative means to combat climate change.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/12/18/un-resident-coordinator-in-ghana-receives-a-bamboo-bicycle2013-12-20T13:19:44.705Z2013-12-20T13:19:44.705ZUN system in Ghana marks 68th UN Day with cultural email@example.comThe United Nations system in Ghana last Friday held a Cultural Night of musical performances as part of the 68th United Nations celebrations in the country. The event, which was attended by the diplomatic community, private sector representatives, students and staff of the UN, was the first of its kind to be organised by the UN system. The aim was to portray strategies, through cultural expressions, vulnerable groups adopt to strengthen their resilience and social cohesion. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/12/un-system-in-ghana-marks-68th-un-day-with-cultural-night2013-11-20T09:37:19.117Z2013-11-20T09:37:19.117ZUNDP presents best development journalism firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme in Ghana Mr. Dominic Sam on Saturday, November 3, 2013 presented the best 'Development Journalism for furthering MDGs' award to Ms. Efua Acquaah Harrison of Multi Tv. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/05/undp-presents-best-development-journalism-award2013-12-19T14:26:46.977Z2013-12-19T14:26:46.977ZUNDP-GEF Project Coordinator takes part in Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Conference email@example.com://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/09/energy-efficiency--ee--global-conference-2013-11-18T12:58:38.910Z2013-11-18T12:58:38.910ZWechiau women receive livelihood firstname.lastname@example.orgAs part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) support to flood-impacted communities in northern Ghana, the UNDP Recovery Project has been collaborating with Community Aid for Rural Development (CARD) to implement a Livelihood Security for Rapid Response to Flood Recovery initiative at Wechiau in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/01/wechiau-women-receive-livelihood-support2014-02-14T11:20:54.745Z2014-02-14T11:20:54.745ZUNDP and partners boost nutrition in Chiraa Communitynoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe Intervention of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners on tackling of malnutrition in the Northern Ghana through the provision of milled-premix fortification for cereals to the Chiraa Community in the Upper West region has helped boost nutrition among children in the community.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/01/undp-and-partners-boost-nutrition-in-chiraa-community2013-11-18T12:58:36.994Z2013-11-18T12:58:36.994ZUNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid email@example.comThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking. Publish What You Fund’s 2013 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “ambitious” efforts to publish information beyond international standards this year, placing it fourth overall out of 67 major donors evaluated worldwidehttp://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/30/undp-leads-multilateral-organizations-in-global-aid-transparency2013-11-18T12:58:38.600Z2013-11-18T12:58:38.600ZGhana’s First Regional Human Development Report Launchednoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe maiden Western Region Human Development Report (HDR) has been launched, with a call on the residents and citizens of the region to join efforts toward implementing the key recommendations. It is Ghana’s first-ever regional HDR initiated and funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/09/ghana-s-first-regional-human-development-report-launched2013-11-19T09:42:58.285Z2013-11-19T09:42:58.285ZUNDP-GEF Project Coordinator takes part in Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Conference firstname.lastname@example.orgFrom 20th to 21st May 2013, Mr. Eric Kumi Antwi-Agyei, Project Coordinator of the UNDP Refrigerators Energy Efficiency Project in Ghana funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), attended the 6th Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington DC.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/01/undp-gef-project-coordinator-takes-part-in-energy-efficiency-ee-global-conference-2013-11-18T12:58:37.126Z2013-11-18T12:58:37.126Z