Thursday, July 9, 2015
Ford and RPA Work to Foster Sustainable Development in Ghana
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....