UN Human Settlement Programme

7th World Urban Forum The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) will celebrate the 7th session of the World Urban Forum in the Colombian city of Medellín on 5-11 April under the overall theme “Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life”. Ghana will host a special Side Event during the week-long Forum on; Wednesday […]

The Right To Services And Good Governance Programme Launched

The Ambassador Mrs. Margit Thomsen, of the Royal Danish Embassy in Ghana on Wednesday 22nd January, 2014 launched the Right to Services and Good Governance Programme (RSGGP) in Accra with a gestational period of four (4) years (2014-2018). The implementing Agencies are Local Government Service, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Judicial Service […]

Working Visit to Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions by Head of Service

Dr. Callistus Mahama’s (Head of Service) recently paid a working visit to fifteen (15) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions. The objectives were to obtain from the primary source the practical implementation of the legislative Instrument (LI) 1961 on the ground. Particular attention was paid to the setting […]

Head of Service urges Management to take steps to deliver on core functions

Head of Service urges Management to take steps to deliver on core functions Monday, May 20, 2013 – 05:00 Dr. Callistus Mahama has called on the Directors of the Local Government Service to take steps to deliver on their core functions to enable the Service achieve its overall objective of ‘securing an effective administration and […]

Handing Over Ceremony Held

The Local Government Service Council and Management staff witnessed an impressive handing over ceremony from the Chief Director to Dr. Callistus Mahama, as the Acting Head of Service on the 22nd of March, 2012, at the Secretariat’s conference room. Until his appointment Dr. Callistus Mahama, was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Local Government […]

Local Government Service Secretariat Bids Daria Fane And Lars Moller Larsen Farewell

Small but impressive separate ceremonies were organised to bid farewell to Daria Fane – Head of Governance Section, European Union Delegation to Ghana and Lars Moller Larsen, Programme Coordinator, Local Service Delivery and Governance Programme (LSDGP) of the Royal Danish Embassy. Both distinguished themselves in terms of their dealings with the Local Government Service (LGS) during […]


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