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Ghana – European Union strengthen security ties through WAPIS Programme

The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Henry Quartey has reiterated Government’s commitment to making the West African Police Information System (WAPIS) programme work effectively in Ghana, emphasising the need for continued support and collaboration. Hon. Henry Quartey commended the WAPIS programme, highlighting its importance in enhancing regional security and cooperation. The Minister made these remarks when he met with a delegation from Interpol led by the European Union Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Irchad Razaaly, at his office in Accra to discuss the WAPIS programme. The Hon. Minister expressed his gratitude to the European Union for their sustained support to...

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UN Special Representative commends Ghana’s electoral preparedness

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mr. Leonardo Santos Simão, has expressed confidence in Ghana’s ability to conduct peaceful and credible elections in December 2024. Mr Leonardo who paid a courtesy call on the Minister for the Interior, Hon. Henry Quartey in his office in Accra, commended Ghana’s competent institutions, hailing the country as a beacon of democracy in Africa. He reiterated the UN’s continuous support to Ghana through various agencies, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund. Hon. Henry Quartey...

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Ghana-Hungary pledge deeper cooperation

The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Henry Quartey has expressed gratitude for strong bilateral relations between Ghana and Hungary, emphasising the importance of security and intelligence cooperation. The Minister reaffirmed Ghana’s commitment to maintaining law and order and ensuring peace and stability before, during, and after the upcoming elections. Hon. Henry Quartey made these remarks when he received the Ambassador of Hungary to Ghana, H.E. Tamás Féner, in his office in Accra on a courtesy visit The Hon. Minister called for deeper collaboration between Ghana and Hungry. He explored training opportunities for staff of the Ministry and its Agencies,...

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Interior Minister commends NORPREVSEC Ghana Programme Team for promoting security in Northern Regions

The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Henry Quartey, has commended the Preventing Electoral Violence and Providing Security to the Northern Border Regions (NORPREVSEC) Ghana Programme team for their tireless efforts in promoting security and stability in the Northern Regions of Ghana.   During a courtesy call on the Minister, Hon. Henry Quartey acknowledged the significant support of the European Union, which has enhanced security capabilities, built capacity, and improved response to emerging security challenges.   Hon. Quartey praised the programme’s achievements, which include training over 1,300 personnel and reiterated Government’s commitment to supporting the programme’s efforts and ensuring its...

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Ministry of the Interior and Association of Ghana Industries to collaborate in areas of mutual interest

The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Henry Quartey, has assured the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) of the Ministry’s commitment to collaborate in areas of mutual benefit.  Speaking during a courtesy call by the AGI delegation led by its President, Dr Humphrey Ayim-Darke, Hon. Quartey emphasised the importance of collective responsibility in maintaining security, law and order.  The Minister expressed his willingness to engage with the Association and other institutions in areas that will benefit both parties and the nation.  Dr. Ayim-Darke congratulated Hon. Quartey on his appointment and thanked him for the meeting, reiterating the Association’s readiness to...

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Peace-building Fund Project launched to enhance social cohesion in Northern Ghana

The Deputy Minister for the Interior, Hon. Naana Eyiah has commended the launch of a Peace-building Fund Project in Tamale, aimed at enhancing social cohesion and social contract through empowerment of women and youth in the three Northern regions of Ghana. The Peacebuilding Fund Project will support transformation in beneficiary districts and communities, promoting sustainable development and lasting peace. The project, implemented in partnership with the United Nations and other stakeholders, seeks to address localised conflicts and challenges threatening Ghana’s peace and stability. These include chieftaincy disputes, farmer-herder conflicts, environmental degradation, and youth unemployment. Hon. Naana Eyiah acknowledged Ghana’s...

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