CDD-Ghana/UNDP holds AGR Validation Workshop
The workshop, which was organized under the theme “Elections and the Management of Diversity in Africa’ was chaired by Prof. Miranda Greenstreet, Co-Chair of the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO).
In his welcome remarks, the Head of Programs and Research at CDD-Ghana, Mr. Frank Oduro said the Centre is happy to be associated with the AGR report and looks forward to consolidating its relationship with the UNDP and UNECA in future.
The African Governance Report (AGR) is a research project commissioned by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The first two African Governance Report (AGR I & II) were conducted in 2005 and 2007 respectively. The objective at the time was to monitor and track the status of and trends in governance in participating countries. It also aimed at informing development policies within and outside participating countries and contributes to efforts to converge development frameworks and programs on the continent with the findings of the research.
It was attended by Members of Parliament, representatives from political parties, civil society, personnel from the judiciary and the security services, members of the AGR III National Steering Committee, traditional leaders and the media.