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Feb 4, 2011

Ghana ready for fresh Peer Review

The National African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council has issued a statement in Accra, saying Ghana has availed herself for fresh peer review by the African Peer Mechanism (APRM) Forum.


According to the statement, President John Evans Atta Mills, announced this to the Forum of Heads of State and Government, of the implementing committee at the just ended 14th Summit of the African Peer Review Forum at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.

 The statement explained that, to ensure the successful implementation of the recommendation of the peer review mechanism, Ghana mapped its National Programme of Action unto the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) and with the expiry of the GPRS II, outstanding issues were mapped unto the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda.

 The statement added that, Ghana has made remarkable achievements especially in emphasizing grass roots participation in governance, through the establishment of District Oversight Committee, stressing the country continuous share experience and commendable practices with countries in the sub-region and other parts of the continent.

Source: ISD