Sustaining Peace Through Mediation
Over the years, the northern part of our country has been characterized by series of violent clashes leading to the deaths of several others and also loss of property. Mediation has been proven to be source of sustainable peace in most conflict situation; thus the theme for the workshop “Sustaining peace through mediation in Northern Ghana” was timely and appropriate.
KAS in collaboration with GUTA organized a workshop on “Traders and Local Governance” in Tuobodom and Wenchi. The workshop was aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations; in this case traders associations who are members of GUTA to enable them appreciate the central role they have to play in the local level governance process in order to promote and enhance quality service delivery by the various local level actors especially the District Assemblies (DAs).
PEF with the support of the KAS organized a Financial Literacy Seminar to forge interactions between the SMEs and the financial institutions so that the business people can understand their processes and procedures in accessing facilities. The seminar was organised with the aim of creating an enhanced awareness and a road map for small businesses especially the SMEs, on the various forms of financing available in Ghana and how they can structure their businesses to qualify to access them.
KAS is a German political foundation. Starting in Ghana in 1966, KAS supports socio-political reforms, tries to strengthen the parliament as an institution of decision-making, promotes popular participation in the political process and law security as well as the integration of traditional structures into the modern state.
KAS in collaboration with TEPPCON organized a workshop on peace in the northern Ghana
KAS in collaboration with GUTA organized a seminar in Local Governance in Tuobodom and Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo region
KAS in collaboration PEF organized a workshop on Financial Literacy in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale in the month of June 2015