Promoting Peaceful Elections in Ghana: MFWA Holds Town Hall Meeting with Stakeholders in Tamale

As part of efforts to promote peaceful elections in Ghana, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) will on Thursday October 6, 2016 hold a one-day Stakeholder dialogue in Tamale.

The event will bring together leadership and representatives of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Ghana Police Service, Political Parties, Traditional and other Religious Leaders, National Commission for Civic Education, the Media, Civil Society Organisations and the General Public.

Participants will deliberate on issues of security, the election process and the maintenance of peace before, during and after the elections. The Electoral Commission, Political Parties and the Security Services will also highlight some of the interventions being put in place to ensure that the outcome of the 2016 elections is peaceful, credible and acceptable to all.

The Town Hall meeting which will be chaired by the Chairman of the National Peace Council, Professor Emmanuel Asante comes off at 2:00pm at the GNAT Hall in Tamale. The event forms part of activities under the MFWA’s project on Promoting Issues-based and Decent Language Campaigning for a Peaceful, Free and Fair Elections in Ghana in 2016.

 The programme is funded by Ford Foundation.

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