Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams visits Ghana on behalf of the PeaceJam Foundation
Jul 6, 2018
Ms. Jody Williams is the founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), which was launched by six NGOs, including Human Rights Watch and Handicap International, in 1992. She and the Campaign jointly received the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize.
PROMOTING INCLUSIVE ELECTORAL ADMINISTRATION
Jul 5, 2018
The United Nations recognizes as good practice that the procedure for nominating and appointing members of the Electoral Commission (EC) is representative and inclusive of the views of different political parties and sectors of civil society.
Christine Evans-Klock United Nations Resident Coordinator UN Peacekeepers : 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice, MFARI Flag-Raising Commemoration
May 29, 2018
Thank you for being here today to commemorate the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. I especially thank Hon. Minister Botchway and the many colleagues in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and the members of the Planning Committee for organizing this Flag-raising ceremony as a mark of respect and gratitude for 70 years of UN Peacekeeping. Over these decades, peacekeepers have helped bring peace and stability in many places, most recently in Ivory Coast, Haiti, Timor Leste and Liberia.
Christine Evans-Klock United Nations Resident Coordinator Statement on World Intellectual Property Day Celebration, on "Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity"
Apr 26, 2018
Ladies and Gentlemen, I was very pleased to accept the invitation by the Registrar-General in the Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Jemima Oware, to join the commemoration of World Intellectual Property Day. I agree with the organizers that this annual celebration by the World Intellectual Property Organization, known as WIPO, and its Member States provides an important opportunity to remind ourselves and spread the message that intellectual property is about solving problems. It is about innovations that improve our well-being and safety and livelihoods.