UN Day 2018: Flag-raising ceremony in Accra
On 13 June 2018, the Government of Ghana and the United Nations in Ghana jointly signed the UN Sustainable Development Partnership 2018-2022 (UNSDP), a five-year strategic framework that sets out the collective vision and response of the UN system to national development priorities. Download the UNSDP here.
INTENSIFY INNOVATION BY AND FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS TO ENSURE GENDER EQUALITY
Mar 8, 2019
On International Women’s Day this year, the world is focusing on innovative ways in which we can propel gender equality and the empowerment of women. Under the global theme “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”, the United Nations in Ghana is calling for the intensification of efforts to put innovation by women and girls, and innovation for women and girls, at the heart of initiatives to achieve gender equality in the country.
UN Ghana and Partners Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day
Feb 18, 2019
The UN System in Ghana joined the Embassies of Israel and of Germany in Accra to observe the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. About fifty dignitaries including members of the diplomatic community, religious bodies, civil society organisations and parliamentarians participated in the short evening event.
Ghana begins preparations for Voluntary National Review of the SDGs
Feb 1, 2019
Ghana has begun preparations to participate in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations in July 2019 during the High-Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
THE UNITED NATIONS CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF GHANAIAN JOURNALIST AHMED HUSSEIN-SUALE
Jan 21, 2019
The United Nations in Ghana, through its Acting Resident Coordinator, Ms. Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, expresses its strong condemnation, following the death of Ghanaian Journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, in Accra, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World
In September 2015, countries adopted a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Find out more about the SDGs!