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…

High Profile Supporters Pledge to Stand #WithRefugees in Ghana

By admin | 16 September 2016
High Profile Supporters Pledge to Stand #WithRefugees in Ghana

Ms Ioli Kimyaci, Country Representative of UNHCR in Ghana in a pose with the High Profile Supporters of the #WithRefugees Campaign.”   Accra, September 16, 2016 – Six Ghanaian celebrities across various industries have pledged to support the activities of the UNHCR in Ghana. The celebrities which include award-winning Actress, TV presenter and producer, Ama…

UNHCR, Ghana Refugee Board organizes workshop for media houses

By admin | 21 June 2016

ACCRA, Ghana , 16 June (UNHCR) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Ghana Refugee Board, as part of preparations towards World Refugee Day, organized a workshop for representatives of some media houses in Accra on June 13, 2016. The theme of the one-day workshop was Reporting Refugee Issues and was aimed…