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.
UN Communication Group takes the UN to the door steps of students in Northern Ghana
Nov 15, 2018
Over 5000 students from nine senior high schools (SHS) and three tertiary institutions in the Northern Region of Ghana have taken part in this year’s joint UN4U outreach activities organized by the United Nations Communications Group (UNCG) in the country.
UN in Ghana and the Government launch the UN Sustainable Development Partnership
Oct 29, 2018
The United Nations and the Government of Ghana have agreed on a five-year partnership programme targeting the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 5-year strategic framework, known as the UN Sustainable Development Partnership 2018-2022 (UNSDP), has been launched in Accra at a media event to coincide with the 2018 UN Day commemoration.
Ghana celebrates 2018 UN Day
Oct 24, 2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration hosted the annual flag-raising ceremony to commemorate UN Day. This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the coming into being of the United Nations Charter. The ceremony, which was attended by members of the security services, traditional leaders, members of the diplomatic corps and students, is the climax of events to commemorate UN Day in Ghana.
UN honours Kofi Annan at a wreath-laying ceremony
Aug 24, 2018
The United Nations System in Ghana joins the Government and the people of Ghana in mourning the loss of former UN Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan and expresses heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Nane Annan, the children and the entire family. At a wreath-laying ceremony held in New York on Tuesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the late Kofi Annan, noting that “He put people at the center of the work of the United Nations, and was able to turn compassion into action across the UN system.” According to the UN Secretary-General, “In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations.”
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!