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2nd Conference of States Parties On Arms Trade Treaty Must Stop the Secrecy

The second Conference of States Parties for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) opened in Geneva on Monday August 22, 2016. Campaigners from around the world are calling for the conference to must make critical progress this week on holding governments to account by introducing mandatory public reporting of all international arms deals. Representatives from the 87 States Parties and 46 signatories of...

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Majority of UN Members Declare Intention to Negotiate Ban on Nuclear Weapons in 2017

United Nations disarmament talks concluded in Geneva on Friday, August 19 2016 with the overwhelming majority of nations signalling their intention to launch negotiations in 2017 for a global ban on nuclear weapons. One hundred and seven nations in Africa (including Ghana), Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, together with several in Europe, united behind a proposal to...

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FOSDA Participates in ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework Workshop

FOSDA participated in the 2016 annual CSO workshop on the implementation of the ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework (ECPF). The workshop, which was held in Dakar from August 16-17, 2016, is the 2nd CSO engagement on the framework. It is to assess as well as encourage active civil society involvement in the implementation of the ECPF. The ECPF was adopted in 2008...

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Youth Dialogue With Public Youth Employment Agencies

FOSDA in collaboration with the National Youth of Authority of Ghana has organised a youth dialogue session with public youth development and employment agencies. the agencies include the Youth Employment Agency(YEA), the National Entrepreneurship and Development Plan (NEIP) and the Youth in Agriculture Directorate. The dialogue, which was held on Wednesday 16 August, 2017,  was on the theme ‘Promoting Transparency, Accessibility...

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FOSDA Celebrates 2017 International Youth Day at Nkonya

FOSDA has led the Civil Society Colition for Youth Devleopment to Celebrate the 2017 International Youth Day in Nkonya in the Volta Region. The celeberation was held on friday 11th August on the theme ‘Youth  Building Peace through Active Citizenship. The Coordinator of coalition, Mrs Theodora W. Anti congratulated the youth of Nkonya for playing an active role in the search...

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YOUTH COALITION MEETS MINISTER FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS

The Ghana Youth Development Enhancement Project Coalition (GYDEP), led by FOSDA,  paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, to congratulate him on his appointment as the sector Minister and also share the expectations of the coalition and the youth of Ghana in general in line with the NPP party Manifesto. Present at...

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FOSDA Joins National Inequality Movement

FOSDA has joined A National Inequality Movement, a platform constituted to mobilize civil society to contribute to addressing inequality in Ghana. The platform was constituted at a 2-day advocacy planning workshop organized by the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) Ghana National Platform with support from OXFAM-IBIS from 14th -15th of February, 2017 in Accra. The workshop, which was organized as a...

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FOSDA Youth Deliberate on Political Party Manifestoes

FOSDA held a day’s forum for the youth to critically analyse youth development policies of the three main political parties in the country ahead of the December polls. FOSDA, in collaboration with its Ghana Youth Development Enhancement Project (GYDEP) Coalition,brought together youth leaders to synchronise the youth employment aspects in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the...

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Ghana Post 2016 Elections: FOSDA Calls for Calm

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa(FOSDA)  commends the people of Ghana for the peaceful conduct ofthe 2016 elections. Ghanaians have demonstrated a strong sense of maturity so far with no major incidence of violence recorded. Following the peaceful elections, FOSDA calls upon all Ghanaians to remain peaceful, avoid violence and calmly wait for the Electoral Commission to work within...

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Let’s Conduct Ourselves Peacefully

Let’s Conduct Ourselves Peacefully The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), wishes Ghana and all citizens successful and peaceful elections as we embark on the seventh presidential and parliamentary elections in the 4th Republic. The Executive Director of FOSDA, Ms. Afi Yakubu has expressed confidence that Ghanaians will conduct themselves peacefully during and after the December 7, 2016  elections...

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Ketu North Peace Ambassadors embark on a street Outreach

The Ketu North Peace Ambassadors (KANOPA), trained by FOSDA to promote peace in the Ketu North Constituency of the Volta, embarked on a street outreach on Sunday 27th October to sensitize constituents on the need for peaceful co-existence before, during and after the Ghana’s December 7th elections. The Peace Ambassadors engaged individuals on the need for peace before, during and after...

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Kpone Katamanso Peace Ambassadors meet with Fishermen and Political Party youth.

FOSDA’s Peace Ambassadors from the Kpone Katamanso constituency in the Greater Accra Region reached out to fishermen at the Kpone Beace on Friday 27th October. Prior to this activity the group had introduced themselves to constituency leaders such as the District Chief Executive, the Traditional Council and the District Police Commander. The group also visited the office of some of the...