WORKSHOP ON THE SENDAI FRAMMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AT LA PALM ROYAL BEACH HOTEL
Mar 12, 2018
The United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Regional Office for Africa in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) organized a three-day national technical workshop aimed at strengthening the capacities of selected government agencies and technical partners on national disaster loss accounting in Accra from 7-9 March 2018. UNISDR presented their tool, called DesInventar, for collecting and analyzing the losses a country experiences due to disasters. The initiative aims to strengthen the capacities of countries to provide information on damage and loss from disasters to enhance national planning and investment decisions which currently do not necessarily take into account disaster risks.
Interview with Niyi Ojuolape, UNFPA Country Representative, Ghana
Feb 21, 2018
Mr. Niyi Ojuolape has been the Representative of UNFPA Ghana since August 2017. In this interview, he talks about his aspirations for his work in Ghana at UNFPA as well as in his role as Champion of the UN Communications Group, how to ensure that every young person’s dream is realised, the potential he sees in the Ghanaian youth and the challenges to harness this potential. He speaks about family planning, reproductive rights, sexual education, the importance to empower young girls, as well as some other topics he is passionate about.
Christine Evans-Klock, 18 January 2018, Accra: Speech at Ghana Urban Forum
Jan 18, 2018
Speech by Christine Evans-Klock, United Nation Resident Coordinator at the Ghana Urban Forum on 18 January 2018
Christine Evans-Klock, 30 November 2017, Accra: Speech at Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Nov 30, 2017
Speech by Christine Evans-Klock, United Nation Resident Coordinator at the Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on “Opportunities in Sustainable Development through Strategic Partnerships”, organised upon the initiative of the CSOs Platform on the SDGs and Deloitte, under the auspices of the Office of the President, and in collaboration with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), and the UN in Ghana.