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17 November 2015 - 17 November 2015


International Day of the Girl Child

Location: Police Park – Kokofu Ashanti Region.
Theme : The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Description: In 2011, the United Nations dedicated the 11th of October to be observed as the International Day of the Girl Child. The celebration is to focus attention on the need to address challenges that the girl child faces and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. 

Her Royal Highness Lady Julia, wife of HM the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will grace the occasion.


12 August 2015 - 12 August 2015


International Youth Day

Location: Nana Kobina Gyan Square, KEEA Municipality, Central Region.

Description: The theme for 2015 International Youth Day is “Youth Civic Engagement.” The engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development. Yet often the opportunities for youth to engage politically, economically and socially are low or non-existent. More efforts are needed to raise awareness about the importance of youth civic engagement and its benefits to the individual and to society, including for sustainable development as well as resilience and wellbeing.


10 July 2015 - 10 July 2015


World Population Day

Location:  Correctional Center Ridge, Greater Accra Region
Description: World Population Day is recognized around the world each year on 11 July. The global theme for 2015 is “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”
In Ghana, the day will be marked on Friday 10th July 2015. UNFPA Ghana in collaboration with the National Population Council and other stakeholders will spend the day with the inmates of Correctional Center under the theme “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies: Youth in Confinement”