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  • UNHCR and partners celebrate World Refugee Day in Ampain

    Jun 23, 2017

    UNHCR and partners celebrate World Refugee Day in Ampain

    UNHCR Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Refugee Board and other partners, commemorated this year’s World Refugee Day with a colorful durbar at Ampain Camp.

  • UN, Government and civil society representatives call for silencing guns to ensure development and peace

    Jun 13, 2017

    UN, Government and civil society representatives call for silencing guns to ensure development and peace

    From 5 to 12 June 2017, the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence has been taking place under the theme: “The Road to Development and Peace Begins with Silencing the Guns.” During a joint press conference in Accra on 12 June at the International Press Centre, the United Nations, Ministry of Interior, Small Arms Commission, and International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) stressed the need for collaboration in tackling the prevalence of illicit small arms and light weapons as a means to ensure peace and development.

  • World Environment Day in Ghana called for collaboration to preserve forests and tackle galamsey

    Jun 7, 2017

    World Environment Day in Ghana called for collaboration to preserve forests and tackle galamsey

    5 June is World Environment Day. In Ghana, the national celebrations took place at Kyebi, Eastern Region under the theme “Connecting People to Nature from Cape Three Points to Bawku”. The event brought together representatives from the Government, UN and other development partners, traditional and religious leaders, NGOs, the media, as well as youth groups and students – the broad representation was symbolic of the collective effort needed to protect the country’s forests, land, and water bodies.

  • Community sensitisation and clean-up exercise ahead of UN Ocean Conference

    Jun 1, 2017

    Community sensitisation and clean-up exercise ahead of UN Ocean Conference

    Ahead of the Ocean Conference in New York (5-9 June 2017), the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Accra has undertaken a sensitisation and clean-up exercise to bring home the message of the need to join hands to reverse the decline in the health of our ocean. The event was supported by the Department of Public Information Outreach Division, New York, UNDP, FAO, and Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste management and environmental sanitation company. The event was held in partnership with Abibimman Foundation, a local NGO.

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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!