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Plastic waste collection community buyback centre launched in Accra

Coliba, with financial support from UNDP launched a community buyback centre to offer incentives for plastic collection and recycling.  


Exploring the potential of Green Bonds for SDGs financing in Ghana

UNDP and Ministry of Finance are training key national stakeholders on Green Bonds, to facilitate Ghana’s active participation in the green bond markets.  


UNDP supports EC to train newly appointed electoral officers in Ghana

UNDP supported Electoral Commission of Ghana to train over 160 newly appointed electoral officers to build their capacity on elections administration and on the electoral process.  


Political parties urged to maintain constant dialogue ahead of Ghana’s 2020 general elections

NCCE with support from UNDP is reviving the Inter-Party Dialogue Committees (IPDCs) in ten regions of Ghana and has inaugurated new ones in the six newly created regions.  


UNDP and NYA award $80,000 grants to support young innovators under Ghana’s YouthConnekt Platform

Under Ghana YouthConnekt, UNDP and NYA awarded 16 young innovators a total amount of 80,000 US dollars to upscale their businesses.  


Ghana marked 71st Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a Call on Stakeholders to Shun Corruption

UNDP and CHRAJ engaged stakeholders to mark the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and called on them to reject all forms of corruption.  


Stakeholders commit to the development of Ghana’s Green Climate Fund country programme

Stakeholders expressed a strong commitment to the development of Ghana’s Green Climate Fund (GCF) Country Programme.  


Elections in Ghana: The Role of the Youth in Peace Building

UNDP and CDD engaged young people on their role in peacebuilding and conflict prevention.  


Youth engaged on the importance of tolerance in promoting peace and social cohesion in Ghana

UNDP and the National Peace Council urged young people to tolerate diversity.  


The UNDP climate promise: an opportunity to increase climate ambition

UNDP is leading by example. With the recently launched UNDP’s “Climate Promise”, 100 countries will be supported to enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions by 2020.  

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