News & Events

USAID-supported HIV Research Featured in International Journal

Accra, Ghana – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research, the Foundation for AIDS Research, and the National Institutes of Health, announces the release of a special issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) titled “HIV Risks and Vulnerabilities among Key Populations ...
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Keynote Remarks by Ambassador Gene Cretz

Good afternoon, Deputy Minister John Alexander Ackon, distinguished guests and all protocols observed.  It is a pleasure to be with you this evening for the grand launching of International Justice Mission’s 18th Field Office. The U.S. government has a long history with IJM.  The Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons ...
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USAID and Ghana Reaffirm Commitment to Partnership for Education

On 24 February, 2015, USAID, in collaboration with key regional partners, kicked off a series of roundtable discussions on generating sustainable gains in child literacy and numeracy nationwide.  To further this goal, regional actors, including, Education Offices, Coordinating Councils, Ghana Education Service national representatives and USAID’s Ghana Mission Education team will gather for introductory Partnership ...
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Ghana, U.S. Maritime Forces Complete Combined Maritime Law Enforcement Operation

Sekondi, Ghana – Ghana Armed Forces and U.S. Maritime Forces completed the Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operations February 24, 2015. Commodore Mark Yawson, Flag Officer Fleet, Ghana Navy and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Tom Reck, Vice Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet closed the joint operation. The operation embarked representatives from Ghana’s Ministry of Fisheries ...
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USAID Makes Award to the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding to Prevent Election Violence in the Region

Accra, Ghana – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) signed an agreement under which USAID will support WANEP’s efforts to prevent election violence in five countries in West Africa through the strengthening of national conflict early warning systems. At last summer’s U.S – Africa Leaders ...
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