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International Migrants Day celebration

Accra – The Ghana Government and stakeholders in the field of migration have jointly organized a media briefing and photo exhibition to mark International Migrants Day. In an address, Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, observed that “the effectiveness of actions to tackle migration related challenges hinges on the willingness of governments to act cooperatively and to keep the channels of communication open in devising common solutions.”

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International Civil Aviation Day marked

Accra – Under the auspices of Ghana’s Ministry of Transport, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), the Ghana Air Force, the United Nations system in Ghana and airlines operating in Ghana have held a parade and flag-raising ceremony to mark the 66th anniversary of the establishment of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO.

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2010 Human Rights Day celebration

Accra – Ghana joined the international community to mark this year’s Human Rights Day with the release of a Report on the State of Human Rights in Ghana prepared by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, CHRAJ. The report acknowledged that the country made “some progress in human rights” in the past year and hoped that in the coming year “the Government and all stakeholders will show greater interest in human rights work and ensure that all persons are given equal opportunity to enjoy their rights.”

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Model Security Council Session rounds off 65th UN Day celebrations

Accra – A model UN Security Council Session has been organized to round off the 65th anniversary celebrations of the United Nations in Ghana. The event took place in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale, about 750 kilometres north of Accra bringing together 35 second cycle schools. The theme for the model Security Council Session was “The Responsibility of the Security Council in Maintaining International Peace and Security: HIV/AIDS and International Peacekeeping Operations.” Continue reading

New Resident Coordinator and UNIC Accra Director arrives

Accra – Ms. Harmandip Ruby Sandhu-Rojon has taken office in Accra as the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and the UNIC Accra Director. She is also the UNDP Resident Representative. Ms. Sandhu-Rojon takes over from Mr. Daouda Toure who is now in Abuja, the capital of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the United Nations Resident Coordinator.

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