Book Cover: Report On The Stakeholders’ Dailogue To Promote Peaceful 2020 General Election In Ghana(Tamale)

The production of this report was coordinated by Nana Kojo Impraim, Deputy Director, Research Monitoring and Evaluation, National Peace Council (NPC). The team for the preparation of the report were Mr. George Amoh, Executive Secretary of the National Peace Council, Nana Kojo Impraim, Dr Imrana Mohammed, Dr Godwin Etse Sikanku and Murtala Issah.
The National Peace Council is grateful to them for their inimitable contributions to the production of the report.

Excerpt:

From April to November 2019, the National Peace Council (NPC) held five different
dialogues with the New Patriotic Party(NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC)
on a roadmap to eradicate political vigilantism in Ghana. At these meetings, the NDC and NPP pledged to:
(1) disband vigilante groups operating forpolitical purposes;
(2) prohibit the ownership, hiring, or utilisation of such groups by the political parties or members thereof; and
(3) cooperate with state agencies and stakeholders in the total eradication of such groups or incidents of vigilantism
in the country.

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In order to consolidate previous interventions and gains, the NPC as part of its mandate
to harmonise, prevent, manage, resolve and to build sustainable peace in Ghana partnered with the United Nations Office for West Africa and Sahel (UNOWAS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ghana, to organise two separate stakeholders’ dialogue ahead of the 7 December, 2020 election.
The first stakeholders’ dialogue was held on 26 December, 2020 at Kumasi for the Southern Cluster which comprising (Ashanti, Bono, Bono East, Ahafo, Western, West North, Central, Eastern, and Greater Accra regions) and the second stakeholders’ dialogue was held on 1 December, 2020 at Tamale for the Northern Cluster comprising (Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Savannah, North East, Volta, and Oti regions).

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