By Patience Folley and Charlotte Berquin | 16 May 2019 For people forced to flee, providing access for formal and non-formal education is crucial. E-learning opportunities for non-traditional learners has proved to be a powerful tool for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to support resilient refugees in their respective journeys, starting their new lives. Internet access…
Accra, Ghana – Living as a refugee, far away from home and torn away from the comfort of belonging because of conflict or persecution, is a challenging experience to endure and becomes difficult when you lack access to basic needs. Education is one such basic human rights, enshrined in the 1989 Convention on the Rights…
Five former Ministers of State from Cote d’Ivoire who have been in exile in Ghana since 2011 have voluntarily returned home with the help of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Representation in Ghana and the Ghana Refugee Board
Egyeikrom, Ampain, Krisan and Fetentaa, Ghana, 05 December (UNHCR) -Adolescence is a critical period in the development of girls.
Innovation and creativity in education for refugees : : UNHCR Ghana wins Team award for achievements in innovation
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative in Ghana, Ms. Esther Kiragu has praised Ghana’s efforts at ensuring the protection of refugees and asylum seekers in Ghana.
UNHCR’s West African Regional Representative, Ms Liz Ahua has paid a courtesy call on the Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Saeed Salifu in Tamale to discuss issues concerning Ghanaians from the Northern Region who have fled to Togo due to traditional conflicts
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, 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…
Following the conflict in Liberia between 1989 and 2003, some 40000 Liberian refugees found safety and hospitality in Ghana.