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U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan emphasizes the importance of supporting women, peace and security initiatives in West Africa at the WPS  Regional Conference held at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana.
July 8, 2021

On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, nearly one hundred advocates for women, peace, and security initiatives in West Africa gathered, in person and virtually, to craft a future agenda for stronger security outreach in the region.

P2 Pupils of Sowodadzen Primary School in the Jomoro District of the Western Region displaying the materials the school received.
May 23, 2019

From May 8 - 17, 2019, the Ghana Education Service and the American people, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Learning Activity, distributed over 400,000 reading and teaching materials to 7,273 public primary schools in 100 districts in Ghana. Through this activity, USAID partners with the Ministry of Education and its agencies to improve primary school students’ reading and to foster a culture of reading in primary schools.

May 22, 2019

On May 22, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Ghana) Health Office Director, Ms. Janean Davis, gave remarks at the launch of the Newborn Care Policy (2019-2023) at Erata Hotel, Accra. She was joined by Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service representatives, as well as representatives from the World Health Organization and UNICEF. The policy will guide the delivery of neonatal and child health services in Ghana, to offer timely and quality health services and prevent neonatal and child mortality. 

Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Morrison in a group photo with representatives from USAID, UNICEF and directors of the ministry.
May 13, 2019

On May 13, the United States of America joined the Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Honorable Cynthia Morrison, to launch guidelines and regulations to strengthen the Ghanaian social welfare system. The use of these tools will regulate residential homes for children and promote family-based care. With funding from the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Social Welfare will use the policy documents to advance the Government of Ghana’s Care Reform Initiative. Launched in 2006, the initiative aims to help families care for their children; prevent unnecessary family-child separation; and promote appropriate, protective, and permanent family care. Members of the Department of Social Welfare, Department of Children, the Central Adoption Authority, and civil society partners joined the Honorable Minister and USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Ms. Sharon L. Cromer, to commemorate the occasion.

May 10, 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, senior representatives from the governments of the United States and Ghana participated in the 5th Security Governance Initiative (SGI) Steering Committee Meeting at the West Africa Regional Training Center in Accra.  The event was attended by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan; Ghanaian National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh; and retired U.S. Ambassador Michael Arietti, who serves as the U.S. Government’s SGI Ghana Head of Delegation.

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Last updated: July 08, 2021

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