STAR-Ghana Foundation, a national centre for active citizenship and philanthropy, is scheduled to hold its 3rd annual Active Citizenship Dialogue in Accra on Friday, November 10, 2023.
To be held on the theme, Empowering Citizens, Enriching Nation Building: Fostering Active Citizenship for Sustainable Development in Ghana,’ the dialogue is intended to stimulate conversations among Ghanaians on the state of active citizenship and identify pathways for its promotion and use as a tool for inclusive and sustainable national development.
This year’s AC Dialogue, the 3rd since the Foundation’s inception, coincides with STAR-Ghana’s 5th anniversary. His Excellency, Dr.Mohamed Ibn Chambas, is expected to be the guest Speaker for this year’s event.
STAR- Ghana Foundation was registered as an independent Ghanaian civil society organization (CSO) in November 2018. It builds on the results and lessons of the STAR-Ghana programme, a 10-year civil society support initiative funded by DFID, DANIDA, and the European Union.
To achieve its Mission of increasing the effectiveness of citizen influence for change that advances democracy, accountability, and social inclusion, the Foundation developed and launched its Active Citizenship strategy in 2022.
This strategy captures a broad view of the state of active citizenship in Ghana today and the plethora of civic activities in the space. It identifies, assesses, and categorizes the various manifestations of active citizenship and offers an opportunity for a holistic landscape to foster inclusion and collaboration between the various actors.
The Dialogue is expected to bring together Ghanaians from all walks of life including politicians diplomats, Civil Society Groups, Faith-based organizations, and the media among other interest groups.
By: Mohammed Suleman/ Publicagenda.news