PAGE National Steering Committee Meets in Ghana

16-17 August 2017, Ghana - The two-day PAGE National Steering Committee meeting was held from 16-17 August in Ghana. 28 participants from relevant Ministries, Department and Agencies as well as private sector and academia attended the meeting to define priority actions and sectors to focus PAGE support.

The Steering Committee consists of stakeholders from Ministries of Employment and Labour Relations, Trade and Industry, Energy, Tourism, Culture and Arts, Finance and Economic Planning and Water Resources, Works and Housing, Energy Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, Private Enterprises Federation, Association of Ghana industries, among others.

The National Steering Committee met to discuss PAGE’s implementation of work streams in:  (1) Mainstreaming Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) in national developing planning aligned with the SDGs and Ghana’s contributions towards the Paris Climate Agreement; (2) Green finance; (3) Green industry and entrepreneurship; and (4) Foundational learning on IGE at national and sub-national level. PAGE and National Steering Committee members are now advancing these work streams and creating synergies with related initiatives in the country including SWITCH Africa Green.