OHLGS- Tuesday, 10th October, 2023: The Office of the Head of Local Government Service lead by the Head of Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur in partnership with the German Ministry for Development and Economic Cooperation (BMZ) has embarked on a Voluntary Local Review (VLR) workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
The workshop aims at measuring progress on the achievements of the Seventeen (17) SDGs in the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and to build their momentum in achieving the Goals at the local level by 2030. The exercise is piloted in nine (9) MMDAs including Upper West Akyem District Assembly, Ga West Municipal Assembly, Tema West Municipal Assembly, Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Assembly, Sekondi-Tarkoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Asunafo District Assembly, Hemang Lower Denkyira District Assembly and Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly.
Funded by the German Ministry for Development and Economic Cooperation (BMZ) through Engagement Global, the workshop was facilitated by the German Institute of Urban Affairs(Difu) with technical support from National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and Ghana Statistical Service.