Supporting GSS for Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census

Supporting GSS for Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census

Supporting GSS for Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census

The Census provides important data needed to support the implementation of the national development programmes and the SDGs. Therefore, the Census is a priority to national development programme which requires strategic partnerships to conduct successfully.

As such, I joined a meeting organised by the Ghana Statistical Service and Development Partners in preparation for Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census.

For Ghana 2021 PHC, UNFPA is working closely with GSS to ensure that the Census is conducted in accordance with the UN Principles and recommendations for 2020 Census Round by providing support in various areas including development of the census document, procurement support, capacity building through targeted trainings, and the recruitment of a resident Chief Technical Advisor (CTA).

In the midst of the pandemic, we will Leave No One Behind! Because Everyone Counts!!!

Mr. Niyi Ojuolape addressing Development Partners at the Meeting on the 2021 Ghana Population & Housing Census    
Mr. Niyi Ojuolape interacting with his colleague diplomat Ms. Ifeoma Charles-Monwuba, Country Director for UNOPS.
“Nothing for young people, without young people”

“Nothing for young people, without young people”

“Nothing for young people, without young people”

Promoting youth leadership and resilience particularly during this challenging period is a key priority to the United Nations, and second, youth involvement, engagement and empowerment, a cause dear to my heart.

Speaking at the 3rd African Youth SDGs Summit, under the theme, “Securing the 2030 Agenda commitment beyond Post COVID Era”, I stated the critical role of young people to promote development and the need to nurture their skills as a country to realize their full potentials.

Indeed, “Nothing for young people, without young people”

I equally took time to interact with some colleagues after the brief ceremony which took place successfully.
 

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The Opening of the Rwandan High Commission in Ghana.

The Opening of the Rwandan High Commission in Ghana.

In attendance at the Opening of the High Commission of Rwanda in Ghana

Today, on Tuesday, 3 November 2020, I joined members of the diplomatic community, Government officials, members of the Press Corps and other invited guests to the official opening of the Rwandan High Commission to Ghana.
The short ceremony took place at No. 62 Osu Badu Crescent, West Airport in Accra. The event was graced by the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs in Ghana, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchway.
 
I took time to interact with some colleagues after the brief ceremony which took place successfully.
 

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Fulfilment of my Mother’s Dreams: A Personal Reflection at 50!

Fulfilment of my Mother’s Dreams: A Personal Reflection at 50!

Dear Mother,

Madam State as you were popularly known and called.
I recall your dreams about me. You had visions about me. You saw the future. Everything you did was all about me. Even in the midst of your other children, there was no doubt that I was your dream-coming-true. You never wavered in your optimism about me and the glorious future that laid ahead of me. You were so sure I have an enviable destiny, and you gave your all to support me. You invested in me.

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Black Girls Matter

Black Girls Matter

Black girls are confronted with daunting and peculiar challenges as they negotiate their lives in a world that is increasingly witnessing an empathy deficit. While the experiences of black girls and women across the globe are by no means homogenous, they connected by similar cultural and structural impediments. Being a black girl is hard. Being a black girl in the West is harder, as racism and gender inequality presents additional inhibitions.

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DOVVSU opens centre for survivors of violence

DOVVSU opens centre for survivors of violence

The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has inaugurated a ‘Crises Response Centre’ at the Police Hospital in Accra for survivors of violence and abuse. The centre will offer essential services to victims of violent crimes such as physical assault, sexual assault such as rape defilement, or any circumstances which directly affect clients who report to DOVVSU.

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