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Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College

 · We will also continue to build partnerships in Africa, investing in civil society and strengthening long-standing political, economic, and cultural connections. We will partner with dynamic and fast-growing African economies, even as we provide assistance to countries suffering from poor governance, economic distress, health, and food insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Assault on Citi journalist: Humanist Association calls for …

 · A group known as the Humanist Association of Ghana has joined calls for reforms in the country''s security setup. The Association says the reforms would be necessary to restore public confidence in the security set-up. Condemning the arrest and assault of Citi News'' journalist, the Association called on President Akufo-Addo to rid the system of officers who bring the name of the …

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Section One: The Role of Civil Society in a Democracy

 · While in this Section we have focused specifically on civil society organizations as they relate to democratic development, civil society also plays a key role in all aspects of community development and outreach. Health, education, welfare, sport, the arts, business - each can be seen as different aspects of non-governmental, civil, society.

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 · Security forces associated with the mine have also been implicated in human rights abuses. Activists were arrested because of a Newmont complaint that they were allegedly using the company name to hold a meeting; they were then remanded in prison custody for two weeks for organizing a community meeting without police permission, even though the Ghanaian Public Order Law does not …

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The structure of the Ghanaian state

The Structure of the Ghanaian State The structure of the Ghanaian State is set out in the 1992 Constitution. The constitution outlines not only how the various individuals and public bodies fit together, but also explains their respective functions. It also sheds light on ...

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Dilemma of Ghana-Based Liberian Refugees and the …

 · Although Ghana, just like Liberia, is an Anglophone country where English is the official language, the language barrier was cited as a major impediment in fitting into the Ghanaian society. Respondents indicated that their inability to speak any of the local languages made it easy to be identified as foreigners and therefore easy to be dismissed and discriminated against when accessing social ...

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End child labour in cocoa sector

 · The Global Civil Society, an international coalition of civil society organisations working on human rights in the cocoa sector across the world, has called for an end to Child Labour in the industry.

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National Cyber Security Center | Securing Ghana''s Digital …

 · Ghana''s new legislation on Cybersecurity is considered a landmark intervention to propel the country''s cybersecurity development. The President H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assented the Cybersecurity Act, 2020 (Act 1038) into law on December 29, 2020, after it was passed by Parliament on November 06, 2020.

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Ghana: Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on …

 · Ghana: Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on Mining Sector – By Kissy Agyeman-Togobo By African Arguments October 30, 2012 1527 1 Share: Ghana''s illegal ''galamsey'' miners are the subject of calls for tighter government regulation. ...

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Ghana Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on …

Ghana Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on Mining Sector By Menes Tau 0 Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp AKWATIA, Ghana – Mining is probably Ghana''s most established industry. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the as yet un ...

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How Civil Society Can Help Prevent Violence and …

 · How Civil Society Can Help Prevent Violence and Extremism And what the international community can do to support it Thursday, June 6, 2019 / By: Leanne Erdberg Steadman; Bridget Moix Editor''s Note: Congress charged the U.S. Institute of Peace with ...

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wider society to achieve lasting verifiable solutions that will assure peace and security to our citizens, our parties and our nation . Your Excellency, we note also that the problems we face in Ghana exist to a greater or lesser degree in many other countries. Our

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CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION STRENGTHENS AGRICULTURE IN GHANA

 · community-based civil society organizations (CSOs) with policymakers involved in the fight against hunger. It supports member lobbying efforts with policymakers, parliamentarians and other national institutions tasked to formulate and implement food security

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Security Sector Reform in Ghana

intelligence agencies. The Security and Intelligence Agencies Act (Act 526) passed in 1996 has been considered one the most progressive and transparent legislation in the security sector, and it limits reforms initiated in the 1980s to the intelligence agencies.22

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List of civil society organizations in Ghana YEN .GH

Civil Society Involvement in Security Sector Reform and Governance Augustin Loada and Ornella Moderan Tool 6 Toolkit for Security Sector Reform Augustin Loada holds a doctorate in political science from the University Montesquieu-Sciences Po in Bordeaux and ...

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Ghana General Elections

voters, the Electoral Commission of Ghana and polling staff, civil society, the citizen observers, the media and the security forces for their respective roles in ensuring the success of the elections.

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Ghana

Civil society organisations are calling for the release of 21 LGBT people who were arrested in Ghana''s Volta region. They were holding a meeting in the town of Ho on Thursday to discuss ways of ...

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CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) PETITION ON THE …

 · CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) PETITION ON THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION''S MISREPRESENTATION OF ELECTION RESULTS AND THE KILLING OF GHANAIANS BY THE GHANA ARMED FORCES AND OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES FOR POLITICAL GAINS

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Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts, …

 · *CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) PETITION ON THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION''S MISREPRESENTATION OF ELECTION RESULTS AND THE ROLE GHANA ARMED FORCES AND OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES PLAYED IN THE KILLINGS ...

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Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts, …

 · Ghana''s premier resource for news, sports, business, opinions and entertainment Repatriated Biafra leader was arrested in Kenya - Ex-govt official

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Political Insecurity in West Africa: A Call for Democratic Stability …

 · • Civil society organisations in Guinea, Ghana and Cote d''Ivoire should form a coordinated plan of action geared towards election security and preventive mechanisms for election related ...

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Access to Information During a Pandemic

 · Never is access to information as important as at times when critical decisions are being made that will affect lives, livelihoods, and rights. During a health crisis such as this, accurate information can help save lives, meaning that timely access to information can be a matter of life and death. It is reasonable to think that the pandemic ...

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National Nutrition Policy For Ghana

Ghana Vision 2020 and the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda documents, which identifies nutrition and food security as cross-cutting issues for addressing overall human development.

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CIVIL SOCIETY IN A CHANGING GHANA

CIVICUS: Civil Society Index Report for Ghana 5 FIGURES Figure 1: Civil Society Diamond for Ghana Figure 2: Example of Civil Society Diamond Figure 3: CSI analytical framework Figure 4: The CSI scoring process Figure 5: Map of civil society Figure III.1.1

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

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FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Peace, Security, and …

 · and enhanced partnerships between security forces, law enforcement actors, other civilian government officials, community leaders and civil society; strengthening the capacity and networks of civil society to be more inclusive, in particular of youth and ...

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UN, AU must help disband vigilante groups – NDC to …

 · Breaking News in Ghana, Ghana Sports News, Ghana News, News in Ghana, latest in ghana, Business in Ghana, Entertainment in Ghana, Top Stories, Headlines in Ghana, Politics in Ghana Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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USA/Africa Dialogue, No. 131: Ghana''s recent election

Although ECOWAS deployed its own official observer mission, the leadership of West African civil society bodies affiliated to ECOWAS also felt we needed to undertake our own mission. It was a small team of ten led by Sierra Leone''s civil society activist and politician, Zainab Bangura and we deployed in five regions - Greater Accra, Volta, Ashanti, Eastern, and Northern regions.

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GHANA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

GHANA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ghana is a constitutional democracy with a strong presidency and a unicameral, 230-seat parliament. In late 2008 the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) won both the presidency and a small majority in parliament in

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Civil Society Organisations in Ghana can play a crucial role …

 · Ghana - 22 November, 2018. Civil Society Organisation in Ghana have over the years acquired a vast array of expertise in diverse fields including forestry and monitoring which can be tapped into by the Cocoa and Forests Initiative in its quest to address the role of cocoa cultivation in forest degradation and deforestation. In this vein, Civil ...

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Preventing Election-related Violence: Analysis from Civil …

 · Preventing Election-related Violence: Analysis from Civil Society. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought new tensions in countries and territories in every region of the world. Many governments have taken advantage of this crisis to increase their grip on power at the expense of civil liberties and human rights. This is having negative impacts on ...

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U.S. Special Envoy for the Sahel Region highlights Ghana''s …

 · Participants discussed civil society''s role in building resilience against extremism and networking among regional counterparts to share Ghana''s best practices. Dr. J. Peter Pham was appointed the first-ever United States Special Envoy for the Sahel Region of Africa on March 1, 2020.

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GHANA PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

Ghana. During deployment teams met with election officials, political party and civil society representatives, security agencies as well as other observers. On the basis of the Group''s initial findings and observations, the Chairperson issued an Interim Statement

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