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  • UNDP supports responsible elections reportage in GhanaApr 1, 2016UNDP has partnered with the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) to organize a media workshop on “Responsible Reportage for Election 2016”. The event, which targeted media practitioners provided a dialogue platform for journalists on their roles and responsibilities toward a peaceful Elections 2016 in Ghana.

  • UNDP promotes environmental learning in basic schoolsApr 1, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has organised an inter-schools quiz competition for environmental clubs in the Asunafo North Municipality. The aim was to increase knowledge and understanding of climate change and its impact on the environment and to promote good environmental practices among the youth.

  • Ghana Implements Medical Waste ProjectFeb 29, 2016The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP is implementing a medical waste pilot project in collaboration with the Government of Ghana. The pilot project titled “Reducing Unintended Persistent Organic Pollutants and mercury releases from the health sector in Africa” seeks to support Ghana improve upon healthcare waste management for sustainable development.

  • 50 Years of Empowering Lives and Building Resilient NationsFeb 23, 2016Fifty years ago, one in every three people around the world was living in poverty. It was against that backdrop that the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, was founded in 1966. Ever since, UNDP has been a leader in working for a more fair and prosperous world for all. We have worked with governments, civil society, the private sector, and philanthropy to empower people and build resilient nations.

  • President Mahama launches SDGs in GhanaFeb 15, 2016H.E President John Drama Mahama has formally launched the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana. The launch comes on the heels of his appointment as CO-Chair of 16 Eminent Advocates by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to assist in the campaign to achieve the SDGs.

  • President Mahama Commends UNDP for Supporting the Fight Against Corruption in GhanaDec 10, 2015President John Dramani Mahama has applauded the United Nations Development Program, UNDP and the European Union for supporting the fight against corruption in Ghana. With UNDP’s support, several activities have been implemented in the fight against corruption.

  • COP21 conference on climate change Paris, 30 November to 11 December 2015Dec 2, 2015From 30 November to 11 December, governments will convene in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement. A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than­ 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

  • 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.