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Ghana / Ghana


Country facts

Date of accession to the APRM March 2003
Review status 1st review completed
Country Review Report publication date June 2005
NPoA status 3 progress reports published

Faits de Pays

Date d'accession au MAEP Mars 2003
Statut de l’évaluation 1ère évaluation achevée
Date de publication du Rapport d’évaluation national Juin 2005
Statut du PAN Publication de trois rapports préliminaires


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This report examines four African states (Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania), and their membership in three multi-stakeholder initiatives: the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and the Open Government Partnership (OGP).1 These four case studies offer valuable lessons. High-level political commitment is vital to sustained implementation of MSIs. International pressure can also increase (or diminish) political will. Some states lack the financial and human resources necessary to implement change, which adversely affects success of MSIs. Other trends among these cases are the lack of legitimacy in MSI reports due to unsubstantiated claims and poor drafting, the reporting burden of member states to multiple MSIs, and the weak implementation of supporting domestic legislation. As the case countries are party to multiple MSIs, there is a tendency towards overlapping and duplicating efforts, therefore emphasizing a need for better harmonization and synergy. (by Matebe Chisiza, Steven Gruzd, Ross Harvey, Aditi Lalbahadur, Carmel Rawhani and Yarik Turianskyi)

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This paper is based on case studies from six West African countries (Republic of Benin, Cape Verde, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone). It points out key historical and material forces that helped frame and shape the electoral management and processes of these countries. These are: the state as a site for zero-sum politics; the progressive violation of the principle of isolation of administration from politics; and the combination of political and legal influences that help foster a culture of impunity.

(by Adele Jinadu, SAIIA)

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This Report is the Fourth Bi-Annual Progress report submitted by the National African Peer Review Mechanism - Governing Council (NAPRM-GC) to the APR Panel. The Report covers the period January – June 2009 and provides an overview of Ghana's progress in implementing the National Programme of Action. The period under review witnessed a smooth transition of power from one democratically elected government to another democratically elected government. Civil society organizations continued to play a vital role in the election process. CSOs such as the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) were actively involved in the electoral process. Indeed, IEA organized the presidential and vice-presidential debates which brought together the Presidential-aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) and the Peoples National Convention (PNC) to sell their manifestoes to the populace. Apart from the numerous international observers who trooped to the country, local CSOs such as IDEG, CODEO and CDD also undertook electioneering monitoring, adding to the credibility of the whole process. (by NAPRM-GC)

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Published in Ghana

This is the second Progress Report submitted to the APR Panel as part of the National African Peer Review Mechanism – Governing Council's statutory obligation to submit progress report on the implementation of the National Programme of Action every six months. The First Progress Report was submitted in June 2006. The Annual Progress Report is the result of extensive consultative process with stakeholders – Ministries, Departments and Agencies, private sector operators, traditional authorities, women groups, youth groups, District Assembly persons, Persons living with disabilities, civil society organizations – throughout the ten regions of Ghana (by NAPRM-GC)

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In fulfillment of the reporting requirements of the African Peer Review Mechansim(APRM), the National African Peer Review Mechanism – Governing Council has been submitting bi-annual progress reports to the APR Secretariat. This is the fourth report submitted to the Secretariat. The 2007 Annual Progress Report is a review of the status of the implementation of activities outlined in the National Programme of Action (NPoA) during the year, 2007. (by NAPRM-GC)

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Published in Ghana

This report presents the findings and conclusions on a Monitoring and Evaluation survey of the status of implementation of Ghana's National Program of Action. The overall purpose of the survey is to assess the extent to which various stakeholders have implemented the recommendations raised in the National Program of Action. During the period under review, NAPRM-GC conducted a number of dissemination workshops aimed at promoting dialogue and obtaining feedback on the progress of implementation of the NPOA. The Council also used the opportunity to distribute copies of the 2006 Annual Progress Report to stakeholders. (by NAPRM-GC)

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Published in Ghana

This is the Third Bi-annual Progress Report submitted by the National African Peer Review Mechanism – Governing Council (NAPRM-GC) following the Second Annual Report of January 2008. The report covers the period January – June 2008. (by NAPRM-GC )

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Published in Ghana

Ghana adapted the APRM Questionnaire differently for use in interviewing expert sources. This document is the interview plan.

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Published in   APRM Survey Forms

This is the form created by Ghana to survey citizens in the APRM, adapted from the original APRM Questionnaire into closed-ended questions that can be quantified to show the percentage of public support.

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Published in   APRM Survey Forms

Ghana's National Programme of Action Implementation progress report: Powerpoint presentation presented during the "Consultations on the Support to National APRM Programmes of Actions", Tunis, Tunisia, 12 – 13 March, 2007

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Ghana's annual progress report in implementing APRM NPOA (2007): This annual report discusses the progress made with regard to the implementation of Ghana's NPOA (by NAPRM-GC)

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