Ghana: WAANSA Ghana launches new 5-year plan

The Ghana section of the West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA-Ghana) presented its new 5-year Strategic Plan to the national media in Accra, Ghana on 9 December. The plan was developed in consultation with a wide range of national civil society organisations and government agencies, with support from the High Commission of Canada. Speakers at the event included the High Cmmissioner of Canada Trudy Kernighan, representatives from the Ghana National Commission on Small Arms and UNDP, WAANSA president Baffour Amoa and WAANSA-Ghana president Ken Kinney. Kinney said “WAANSA-Ghana activities include information sharing, sensitisation, advocacy, research, dialogue and liaising with external bodies and acting as a watch dog. WAANSA-Ghana will focus on the activities of non-state actors, border management, stockpile management and provide advice to government”. More