A short course in disaster risk management launched in Ghana
Oct 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has launched an innovative short course that aims at building the capacity of Government practitioners in disaster risk management and ensure its mainstreaming in development processes.
Political parties discuss plans for climate resilience in Ghana
Oct 27, 2016
Political parties in Ghana have discussed their plans for making Ghana a climate resilient nation ahead of the December 2016 elections. This took place during the “‘Nkitahodie’ Policy Dialogue on the Paris Agreement” organized by UNDP in Ghana.
Ghana holds maiden media awards on SDGs reporting
Oct 26, 2016
The maiden media awards on SDGs reporting has been held in Accra with Mr. Abdul Hameed Amponsah of Radio Peace, Winneba clinching the top prize. The special awards ceremony which occurred on October 24, UN Day, was to recognize Ghanaian journalists who have demonstrated excellence in reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ghana holds maiden Maendeleo Policy Forum on African Elections
Aug 18, 2016
Ghana has held her maiden Maendeleo Policy Forum in Accra, bringing into sharp focus election experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim was to examine the challenges faced by various countries in organizing democratic and peaceful elections, and at the same time, identify opportunities for a brighter future for Africa.