Ghana launches disaster risk mapsOct 20, 2015The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the national and district level flood and drought disaster risk maps in a brief ceremony on Monday, October 15, 2015 in Accra.
UNDP holds Joint Political Party Support and strengthening seminarOct 16, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) brought together the five main political parties in Ghana and the Electoral Commission for a joint party support and strengthening (J-PASS) seminar in Accra. The purpose was to raise awareness of the J-PASS project and to sensitize the political parties about their roles for its successful implementation.
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 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.
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.
UNDP and partners host first Social Good Summit in Ghana.Sep 22, 2014The United Nations Development Programme and Creative Storm Networks have jointly hosted the first Social Good Summit in Ghana. The event, which took place at the studios of Creative Storm Networks, brought together more than 40 participants who explored the theme: “The role of new technology (or social media) in stimulating action for environmental sanitation in Ghana”.
Committee to oversee National Volunteer Infrastructure inaugurated in GhanaAug 1, 2014A 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.
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