UN Ghana sensitises women traders on children's rights on Human Rights Day
Dec 19, 2017
Some 100 women traders of the Kaneshie Market in Accra were the targets of this year’s event to mark Human Rights Day 2017 organised by the UN Communications Group (UNCG) under the leadership of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Accra. The traders were sensitised on child trafficking, child labour and child abuse, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general, at a forum held on the premises of the market complex, one of the busiest in the capital city.
Human Rights Day: need to translate words into action
Dec 10, 2017
As Human Rights Day is commemorated worldwide on 10 December, and anticipating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, the UN in Ghana joins UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his call for words to be translated into action. This is an important date to commend the efforts of many stakeholders advancing the rights of Ghanaians who are most at risk of not having their human rights recognised and protected.
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.
Christine Evans-Klock, 20 November 2017, Accra: Remarks on Africa Industrialisation Day
Nov 21, 2017
Remarks by Christine Evans-Klock, United Nation Resident Coordinator, for African Industrialisation Day, in Accra, Ghana, on 21 November 2017