Saturday 12th January, 2019
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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
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
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
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.
Citizenship through Civic Education: The Role of National Commission for Civic
Education (NCCE) in Consolidating Ghana’s Democratic Gains.