Bidding farewell to Kofi Annan

By Patience Folley | 14 September 2018
Bidding farewell to Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan was a great son of Ghana, the African continent and people at large. These were the words of UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo in his eulogy for the late UN Secretary-General this week.

UNHCR Ghana reiterates call on government to accede to UN Statelessness conventions

By Patience Folley | 09 August 2018
UNHCR Ghana reiterates call on government to accede to UN Statelessness conventions

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Representation in Ghana has celebrated World Refugee Day with a call on government to accede to the two UN Statelessness conventions. This call was made in a statement read in Parliament by Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Honorable Samuel Nartey George, as part of events to mark World Refugee Day…

Dutch Medical Team Funds Two Refugee Startups in Fetentaa Camp

By admin | 27 June 2017
Dutch Medical Team Funds Two Refugee Startups in Fetentaa Camp

It was a bright May afternoon in Fetentaa Refugee Camp, as hundreds of women, men, girls, and boys trooped to the camp community center; the unmistakable rhythm of Ivorian music blared over the loudspeakers of the camp public address system. Amidst excitement and dancing, the master of ceremony announced the reason for the gathering; “Today…

UNHCR and partners Celebrate World Refugee Day in Ampain

By admin | 23 June 2017
UNHCR and partners Celebrate World Refugee Day in Ampain

AMPAIN CAMP, Western Region – – UNHCR Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Refugee Board and other partners commemorated this year’s World Refugee Day with a colorful durbar at Ampain Camp.  Invited guests who graced the occasion included the Namibian Ambassador, H.E. Charles Bernadt Josob, the Netherlands Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Ron Strikker, the Deputy Ambassador…