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SENSITISATION WORKSHOP ON WHISTLEBLOWER ACT AND PROCUREMENT STANDARD CLAUSE

The Office of the Attorney- General and Ministry of Justice organized a one day sensitization workshop on  the Whistleblower Act, 2006 (ACT 720) and Procurement Standard Clause on 12th December, 2019 at the British Council PD Center in Accra.

The aim of the workshop was to create awareness on the Whistleblower Act and the Procurement Standard Clause as part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of anti-corruption advocates, government officials, civil society groups and private sector in the fight against corruption.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTRY OF JUSTICE PARTICIPATES IN THE MAIDEN RESULT FAIR PROGRAMME

 The Office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice participated in the maiden ‘Result Fair Programme’ which was organized by the Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation in collaboration with the Ministry of Information. The programme was held at the Accra International Conference Centre.  

IMPROVING THE JUSTICE FOR ALL PROGRAMME: VIEWS OF STAKEHOLDERS

The Justice for All Pragramme (JFAP) is an initiative of the Office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice, introduced in Ghana in 2007 to help promote access to justice and for speedy trial of cases of remand prisoners.  The programme, which has been in existence for the past 10 years aims at reducing prison overcrowding by setting up special in-prison courts to adjudicate remand prisoners’ cases throughout the country.  The programme is implemented in collaboration with the Judicial Service, Police Service, Prisons Service, Legal Aid Commission, Commission on Human Rights and Adm

MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF DIRECTOR, MOJAGD

MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF DIRECTOR, MOJAGD. Ghana

“The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no one else did – Chinua Achebe” (Things Fall Apart)

Although there’s no denying the description of the year 2017 as a nerve-racking one, it’s been a year that recorded very remarkable successes in the face of multiple constraints for our sector by dint of hard work, commitment and dedication of our Minister, Deputy Ministers, Management and the entire staff of the sector.

PATENT YOUR PROPERTY NOW–AG.TELLS INVENTORS

PATENT YOUR PROPERTY NOW!–AG.TELLS INVENTORS, Ghana

In spite of the creativity and innovative activities emanating from our tertiary research institutions, none of the institutions has taken advantage of the system to secure a patent for an invention through the Ghana Industrial Property Office, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice has bemoaned.

Gloria Akuffo has consequently urged all tertiary institutions to create visibility for their innovative activities through protection and exploitation, stressing “research works gathering dust on shelves should be a thing of the past. Let your innovation improve lives.”

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE GETS NEW ADVISORY BOARD.

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE GETS NEW ADVISORY BOARD.

A Ministerial new board to assist by way of guidance into the future of the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice has been inaugurated with a call on members not to with-hold any idea that would be beneficial to the sector.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony in Accra, the Attorney General and sector Minister, Gloria Afua Akuffo urged members of the board to see themselves as legitimate advisors of the sector and thus work with confidence.

“It’s a board backed by law…we shall brief you on the work we do, then we can benefit from your support,” she stressed.

Courtesy Call on AG. by OSIWA

Attorney and General and Minister for Justice, Ghana

The Attorney and General and Minister for Justice, Ms. Gloria Akuffo, has noted that government is not going to renege on establishing the Office of the Special Prosecutors.

She said this when the Human Rights Program Manager of OSIWA, Afia Asare Kyei paid a courtesy call on her at the ministry on 4th March, 2014.

The Human Right Program Manager of OSIWA said OSIWA promotes open societies where democracies, good governance and the rule of law, basic freedoms and widespread civic participation prevail. OSIWA is presently based in Senegal.

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