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Speaker to open 70th Annual New Year School and Conference

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    Saturday 12th January, 2019

    Prof.. Aaron Mike Oquaye

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    By Iddi Yire, GNA

    Accra, Jan. 12, GNA –
    Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament will on Monday, January
    14, open the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference at the University of
    Ghana.

    The week long
    programme being held under the theme: “Building Strong Institutions for
    Democratic Consolidation in Ghana”, is being organised by the School of
    Continuing and Distance Education of the College of Education, University of
    Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural
    Development.

    Professor Ebenezer
    Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana, the host of the programme,
    would deliver the welcome address, while the keynote address would be delivered
    by Professor Atsu Ayee of the Department of Political Science, University of
    Ghana.

    Sub-themes of the
    70th Annual New Year School and Conference include: Legislative Powers and
    Strong Oversight: Dealing with Corruption and Consolidating Democracy, and
    Judiciary Independence and Democratic Consolidation.

    Others are Building
    Strong Institutions and strengthening Anti-corruption State Institutions, and
    25 years of Decentralization: Challenges and Prospects.

    Promoting Active
    Citizenship through Civic Education: The Role of National Commission for Civic
    Education (NCCE) in Consolidating Ghana’s Democratic Gains.

    GNA

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