Ghana Joins Philanthropy Platform to Foster Sustainable Development

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Accra, Ghana, and New York, NY — Today, more than 80 leaders will meet in Accra to discuss how to join forces to collectively implement the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana. Participants from business, philanthropy, social investment, the UN system, non-governmental organizations, and government will have a rare opportunity to exchange information and share their ideas concerning the future of Ghana’s development. The leaders will discuss a broad array of challenges related to water and sanitation, education, livelihoods, youth employability, and more.

The workshop is organized by the Post-2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy — a project of the United Nations Development Programme, Foundation Center, and a group of leading foundations guided by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors — which is facilitating a more active role for philanthropy in the planning and implementation of the SDGs. The Platform receives guidance from leading funders, including the Conrad N. Hilton, Ford, and MasterCard foundations…Read more