West African Think Tank Network (WATTNet) Inaugural Conference 2016
IEA
Aug 2017
WATTNet is a network of policy think tanks that have established themselves in their individual countries, as research and policy advocacy organizations with a commitment to sustainable development, democratic governance and pro-poor policy. WATTNet therefore presents a platform for coordinated research, information-sharing and capacity-building across West African think tanks and research institutions. This publication contains the report of the Inaugural WATTNet Conference and five (5) research papers flowing from the Conference ...
West African Think Tank Network (WATTNet) CONFÉRENCE INAUGURALE 2016
IEA
Aug 2017
WATTNet est un réseau de groupes de réflexion sur les politiques qui se sont établis dans leurs différents pays en tant qu’organisations de recherche et de plaidoyer politique avec un engagement pour le développement durable, la gouvernance démocratique et des politiques en faveur des pauvres. WATTNet se présente donc comme une plate-forme pour la synergie dans le domaine de la recherche, de l’échange d’informations et du renforcement des capacités par les groupes de réflexion et les institutions Ouest-Africains de recherche. La présente publication comprend les actes de la Conférence inaugurale et cinq (5) études découlant du thème de la Conférence ...
Presidential Debates 2012
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of the presentation and responses of the candidates at the first Presidential Debate on 30th October 2012 and the second on 20th November 2012. The issues and questions that were debated include corruption, decentralization, management of Ghana’s oil and gas sector, economic development, women’s representation in governance and foreign policy. The publication recognizes that the commitments made by the candidates at the Debates constitute a contract they made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten, and that the public continues to understand the policy perspectives of the respective candidates. ...
Vice Presidential Debate 2012
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of the presentation and responses of the candidates at the Vice Presidential Debate on 6th November 2012. The issues and questions that were debated include economic transformation, management of natural resources and management of the public sector. The publication recognizes that the commitments made by the candidates at the event constitute a contract they made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten, and that the public continues to understand the policy perspectives of prospective candidates. We hope that you find this publication useful. ...
An Evening Encounter with Nana Akufo-Addo (2012)
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s presentation and responses at the Evening Encounter held on 21st August 2012. The IEA has similarly published transcripts of all the Debates and Evening Encounters of the other candidates separately. The publication focusing on Nana Akufo-Addo recognizes that the commitments he made at the event constitute a contract that he made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten and that the public continues to understand the policy direction of this candidate. We hope that you find this publication useful. ...
An Evening Encounter with Hassan Ayariga (2012)
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of Mr. Hassan Ayariga’s presentation and responses at the Evening Encounter held on 17th July 2012. The IEA has similarly published transcripts of all the Debates and Evening Encounters of the other candidates separately. This publication focusing on Mr. Hassan Ayariga recognizes that the commitments he made at the event constitute a contract that he made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten and that the public continues to understand the policy direction of this candidate. ...
An Evening Encounter with Abu Sakara Foster 2012
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of Dr. Abu Sakara Foster’s presentation and responses at the Evening Encounter held on 17th June 2012. The IEA has similarly published transcripts of all the Debates and Evening Encounters of the other candidates separately. This publication focusing on Dr. Abu Sakara Foster recognizes that the commitments he made at the event constitute a contract that he made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten and that the public continues to understand the policy direction of this candidate. ...
An Evening Encounter with John Mahama (2012)
IEA
May 2016
This publication provides a transcript of President John Dramani Mahama’s presentation and responses at the Evening Encounter held on 18th October 2012. The IEA has similarly published transcripts of all the Debates and Evening Encounters of the other candidates separately. This publication focusing on President John Dramani Mahama recognizes that the commitments he made at the event constitute a contract that he made with the Ghanaian people in exchange for their support. As Ghana prepares for elections in 2016, it is hoped that the terms of this contract are not readily forgotten and that the public continues to understand the policy direction of this candidate. We hope that you find this publication useful. ...
Communique Issued by the Platform of General Secretaries Under the IEA-Ghana Political Parties Programme
IEA
Nov 2015
As part of their commitment to deepening democracy in Ghana, leaders of political parties under the IEA Ghana Political Parties Programme (IEA-GPPP) meet on a monthly basis to deliberate on pertinent national issues in a non-partisan way to reach consensus and find solutions. The last meeting of the Platform of General Secretaries was held on 4th November 2015 at The IEA. It was attended by representatives of the four political parties with representation in Parliament, namely NDC, NPP, CPP and PNC. ...
Ghana’s Voter’s Register – IEA Brokers Some Key Consensus
IEA
Nov 2015
As part of its commitment to promote good governance and entrenched multiparty democracy for sustainable national development in Ghana, The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA-Ghana) organized a National Debate on Tuesday, 20th October 2015 in its conference hall. The Debate was under the theme: “Towards a Credible and Peaceful 2016 Elections: A Review of the State of Ghana’s Voters Register and the Way Forward”. It brought together over 100 participants from Parliament, Civil Society, Political Parties, Development Partners, Traditional Authorities, Statesmen and Media. ...