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  • 2nd National REDD+ Forum called to strengthen law enforcement to reduce deforestation, forest degradation

    Oct 20, 2017

    2nd National REDD+ Forum called to strengthen law enforcement to reduce deforestation, forest degradation

    On 19 October 2017 in Accra, the 2nd National REDD+ Forum was organised by the Forestry Commission, under the auspices of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, to sensitise stakeholders and the general public on “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD+), and to galvanise high-level political support for its implementation in Ghana. The Forum reflected on the importance of strengthening law enforcement to ensure effective management of forest and wildlife resources.

  • Empowering girls through theatre in Ghana

    Oct 12, 2017

    Empowering girls through theatre in Ghana

    On International Day of the Girl Child (11 October), the UN Gender Team joined forces with Rayuwa Foundation and Act for Change to exchange with some 80 girls from the Ghana-Lebanon Islamic School about challenges a girl could face in her life, and – through participatory theatre – envision alternative scenarios. The girls shared their experiences of violence and discrimination, and came up with bold ideas for what should be done to create a safe environment for them to be able to achieve their potential.

  • Far from Realisation – Girls’ rights are human rights

    Oct 11, 2017

    Far from Realisation – Girls’ rights are human rights

    Each year since 2011, on the International Day of the Girl Child, we recognise girls’ rights and acknowledge their unique potential and the challenges they face to achieve it. An Op-ed by the UN Resident Coordinator in Ghana, Ms Christine Evans-Klock, on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2017

  • World Habitat Day: multi-stakeholder efforts needed to address Ghana’s housing challenge

    Oct 4, 2017

    World Habitat Day: multi-stakeholder efforts needed to address Ghana’s housing challenge

    The 2017 World Habitat Day was celebrated on 2 October under the theme “Housing Policies: Affordable Homes” to reflect on the state of towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. An event organised by the Ministry of Works and Housing in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development brought together stakeholders including development partners, civil society, private sector and the media.

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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!