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 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.
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