DEP Colloquium

The Colloquium of the Diaspora Engagement Project (DEP) took place in Accra from 22 to 24 August 2012.  The colloquium brought together representatives of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Government of Ghana (GoG) and some 15 Diaspora groups to discuss linking the Ghanaian Diaspora to the future development of Ghana.









Final report:

DEP Colloquium Final Report

DEP Colloquium Agenda

Selection of presentations:

Partnership for Economic Growth and Development: Remittances and FDI

Joseph K. Acheampong, Bank of Ghana

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Relationship with the Ghanaian Diaspora

Dr. Richard Adjei, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

Diaspora Participation in National Processes and Dialogue

Mrs. Mary Mpereh, The National Development Planning Commission

Diaspora Participation in National Processes and Dialogue: The Case of the Constitution Review Commission

Dr. Raymond A. Atuguba, Faculty of Law, University of Ghana

Linking the Ghanaian Diaspora to the Development of Ghana

Edward Larbi-Siaw, Ministry of Finance

Partnerships & Opportunities: ADRA Ghana’s Role

Dr. William Brown, The Adventist Development And Relief Agency (ADRA)

Charitable Giving and Humanitarian Assistance: Understanding the context: Project management and implementation in Ghana

Mr. Isaac Acheampong, Council of Ghanaians in The Netherlands

Introduction to Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Mr. Daniel Sam, Field Manager, MIDA Ghana, IOM Ghana

Migration and Development: MIDA Ghana Health Project

Mr. David Tette, GIZ

Return and reintegration: Opportunities and Challenges in Ghana

Rev. Frank P. Twumasi, Scholars in Transit

A Discussion on Customs (Tax) Administration in Ghana

Robert Mensah, Client Relations Unit, Ghana Customs Service