UNDP partners globally with all levels of society in more than 170 countries and territories where they operate. They offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations that can withstand crisis, and that drive and sustain growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. Under the overarching goal of empowering lives and building resilient nations, UNDP in Ghana focuses on three inter-connected thematic areas: promoting inclusive growth, democratic governance and sustainable development. UNDP is committed to helping Ghana achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNDP also aims to improve the lives of the poorest women and men, the marginalized and the disadvantaged in Ghana.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation. In Germany, 16 regional offices and two conference centers offer a wide variety of civic education conferences and events. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The foundation’s headquarters are situated in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, and also in Berlin. There, an additional conference center, named “The Academy”, was opened in 1998.
The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) exists to establish a strong national scientific and technological base for accelerated sustainable development of the country to enhance the quality of life for all. The overall objective of MESTI is to ensure accelerated socio-economic development of the nation through the formulation of sound policies and a regulatory frame work to promote the use of appropriate environmentally friend, scientific and technological practices and techniques.
Greener Impact International (GII) is a youth led, UN ECOSOC and UNFCCC accredited non-governmental organization (NGO), based in Accra, Ghana. Through engagement with local communities, GII is dedicated to empowering young Africans with the education and tools needed to ensure global environmental protection. GII is committed to promoting climate change awareness and providing a platform for collaboration towards sustainable development. Working closely with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Ministry of Environment Science Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and the National Youth Authority (NYA), (GII) is passionate for a more sustainable Africa.
The National Youth Authority (NYA) which was established in 1974 by NRDC 241 is thus the Statutory Public Organization with the mandate to ensure the empowerment of the Ghanaian youth and it is under the Ministry for Youth & Sports. The Council has the sole responsibility of inculcating in the youth, cultural and moral values that will make them responsible, self-reliant and patriotic citizens. In pursuit of this goal, the NYA is charged with the responsibility of implementing policies and programmes that will develop and empower the youth.
In furtherance of its objectives, the Council initiates policies and programmes to promote in the youth a sense of:
AYICC is an umbrella initiative of all youth organizations in Africa working on climate change.It was launched during the International Conference of Youth prior to the UNFCCC, COP 12 in 2006. Currently it has a membership of over 200 youth organizations from all over Africa. It comprises and continues to welcome of all youth organizations who consent with the shared. In 2009, AYICC worked with African and International youth in preparations for the COP 15- UNFCCC in Denmark. In 2010 and beyond AYICC is reaching out to more African youth and continues to engage the governments the CSOs and the local communities in real work on ground to save Mama Africa.
The CSAYN is a group of volunteers (based in eight countries in SSA, also USA and Europe)- linked across the world via and online platform to share findings and seek advice for their practical projects – that have a strong interest in CSA and the environment. The main objective of the CSAYN is to create awareness, sensitize and build the productive capacity of young people and People Living with Disability (PLWD) on CSA concepts for adaptation, reducing Green House Gas emissions (mitigation) and increasing food productivity in a sustainable manner.
The mission of the CSAYN is to: