The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated his government’s commitment to ensuring that skillful and globally competitive Ghanaian youth are groomed through the country’s educational system.
Addressing the Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue at the Kempinski Hotel, under the theme: “Working Together for a Better World,” President Akufo-Addo said investments in the country’s educational system is a key priority for his government and that a third of the nation’s budget has been dedicated to educating the young people of Ghana.
“We are determined to ensure that Ghana’s young people acquire skills that will put them at par with their peers anywhere in the world,” President Akufo-Addo said.
The Chairperson of the Global Peace and the African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Mrs. Graça Machel, in her address, registered her sincere thanks to Ghana and to President Akufo-Addo, for hosting the first of several inter-generational dialogues expected to take place across the African continent. She charged the young people participating in the dialogue to organize their lives well as that is the only way they are going make impact in the world.
Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue
The Global Peace Inter-Dialogue (IGD) is a global effort engineered by African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) to garner a global discussion amongst Young Future Leaders, city mayors, captains of industry and their country leaders to deliberate on their aspirations for what a better world should look like. Throughout 2019, Global Peace will coordinate the convening of a series of Inter – Generational Dialogues that will be held in a minimum of a 100 cities across the world.