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13 February 2018
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Your Visit is a Demonstration of the Commitment You Have for Youth in Africa – Minister of Youth Receiving UN Youth Envoy in Ghana

The United Nations Envoy on Youth was today on a one (1) day visit to Ghana. The visit was an important opportunity to leverage support for vulnerable young girls and women by engaging partners to... Read more

13 February 2018
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Kayayei Girls welcome UN Youth Envoy to the Agblogboshie Market in Accra

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, visited the Agblogboshie Market in Accra shortly after arriving in Ghana. Her visit to the market was to meet with the Kayayi girls... Read more

13 February 2018
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Young People in Ghana Talk Entrepreneurship, Political Inclusion, Health and Environment in Town Hall Meeting With UN Youth Envoy

In a town-hall meeting with the UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, young Ghanaians shared a series of policy issues and ideas that were developed by a collective of youth organisations working... Read more

12 February 2018
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UN Youth Envoy Renews Her Commitment to Champion Girls Empowerment in Courtesy Call on Canadian High Commissioner in Accra, Ghana

Halfway through a five (5) nation mission in Africa, the UN Envoy on Youth kicked off a visit with her delegation to the Canadian High Commissioner in Ghana alongside the UNFPA Country Representative... Read more

9 February 2018
Press Release

Youth Envoy encouraged by resilient young women and calls for strong interventions to protect and provide them with services and information

9 February 2018 – Accra, Ghana The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Youth continued her maiden multi-nation visit in Africa with a one day stop in Accra, Ghana. The visit was an... Read more

5 February 2018
Press Release
UNFPA URGES ALL TO WORK FOR ACCOUNTABILITY FOR INCREASED INVESTMENT IN THE YOUTH FOR ECONOMIC EMANCIPATION 5 February 2018

UNFPA URGES ALL TO WORK FOR ACCOUNTABILITY FOR INCREASED INVESTMENT IN THE YOUTH FOR ECONOMIC EMANCIPATION

Accra: February 5, 2018: Over the last 20 years, the age structure of Ghana’s population has steadily been changing, as a result of low birth and death rates, coupled with the decline in fertility... Read more

25 January 2018
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Mr David Asante Apeatu IGP and Mr Miyi Ojuolape UNFPA Representative in a group photo with staff from both institutions

We owe the peace and security enjoyed in Ghana to the law-abiding people of Ghana says IGP

“The peace and safety we enjoy in this country, I first and foremost attribute to the good people of Ghana and they deserve praise because majority are law abiding”  said the Inspector General of... Read more

17 January 2018
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First Ever Youth Fest in Ghana

Some say they are our future. Others say the future depends on them and the young people themselves say, their future is now. Whatever the saying, it is clear that as a country, continent and the... Read more

9 January 2018
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Demographic Dividend Roadmaps launched in Ghana

The President of the Republic of Ghana H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the AU roadmap and his own government’s strategic document on harnessing the Demographic Dividend in Ghana and... Read more

1 December 2017
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First Lady of Ghana in a group photo with participants

“I will mobilise Political support to end Harmful Traditional Practices,” says First Lady of Ghana Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo

First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo said she would mobilise for political support to end harmful traditional practices. She was speaking as the Guest of Honour at the opening... Read more

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