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  • The creeping mercury menace - a solution is here

    Aug 16, 2017

    The creeping mercury menace - a solution is here

    The Minamata Convention enters into force today. Ratified by more than 50 countries, including Ghana, it seeks to increase global efforts to significantly reduce and eliminate mercury releases in the atmosphere, land and water bodies. The UN in Ghana, lead by UNDP and UNIDO, is supporting the country in reducing its mercury use. As the global mercury phase-out journey begins, policy makers and citizens are being called to support the implementation of this timely Convention by taking responsible actions. The successful implementation will also contribute to the achievement of SDG 3 (good health and well-being), 6 (clean water and sanitation), 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land).

  • UN Ghana Newsletter: view the August 2017 edition

    Aug 16, 2017

    UN Ghana Newsletter: view the August 2017 edition

    Akwaaba (welcome!) to the UN Ghana newsletter. On a quarterly basis, we share with you updates from the UN’s engagement in Ghana across all working areas, such as food security; environment; energy; governance; gender equality; human rights; HIV/Aids; refugees; and many more.

  • Policy implementation should be a collective responsibility

    Aug 9, 2017

    Policy implementation should be a collective responsibility

    Implementation of policies and regulations that aim at promoting climate and clean technologies in Africa remains a challenge. Stakeholders at a consultative workshop on climate and clean technology policies, organised by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), agreed that policy implementation should be a collective effort on the part of governments, private sector actors, civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community leaders and the media. The workshop concluded that active involvement of all these stakeholders in policy implementation efforts would put many African countries on the path to attaining the SDGs.

  • UN, CSOs and Government representatives discuss status of human rights in Ghana

    Aug 7, 2017

    UN, CSOs and Government representatives discuss status of human rights in Ghana

    On 3 August, the UN facilitated a meeting of representatives of human rights CSOs and Government to discuss the status of human rights in Ghana as part of the ongoing Universal Periodic Review (UPR) which tracks the progress of Ghana’s human rights obligations and commitments.

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Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World

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In September 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end povertyprotect 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!