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  • 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.

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