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Report- High Level Breakfast Meeting on LED

26 September, 2022

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs, September - 09 - 2022, Accra.

The Institute of Local Government Studies held a High Level Breakfast Meeting on Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs on 9th September, 2022 in Accra. The discussions centered on Lessons from the Nationwide Training on the Next Generation Local Economic Development (NGLED) and Emerging Issues and the localisation of the national agenda for job creation.

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs

12 September, 2022

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs, September - 09 - 2022, Accra.

The Institute of Local Government Studies held a High Level Breakfast Meeting on Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs on 9th September, 2022 in Accra. The discussions centered on Lessons from the Nationwide Training on the Next Generation Local Economic Development (NGLED) and Emerging Issues and the localisation of the national agenda for job creation.

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs

12 September, 2022

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs, September - 09 - 2022, Accra.

The Institute of Local Government Studies held a High Level Breakfast Meeting on Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs on 9th September, 2022 in Accra. The discussions centered on Lessons from the Nationwide Training on the Next Generation Local Economic Development (NGLED) and Emerging Issues and the localisation of the national agenda for job creation.

2021/2022 SPECIAL ADMISSIONS COHORT MATRICULATION

30 August, 2022
2021/2022  SPECIAL ADMISSIONS COHORT MATRICULATION
 
The Institute held a Matriculation ceremony for its 2021/2022 Special Admissions Cohort on Friday, 26th August, 2022 at the Institute's campus at Ogbojo, Accra.
By administration of the Matriculation Oath, a total number of forty seven (47) students were admitted as junior members in stautu pupilari of the Institute of Local Government Studies by the Director,
Prof. Nicholas Awortwi.
Prof. Awortwi in a speech urged the students to be critical thinkers and suggest ideas from the knowledge they acquire during their studies. He indicated that four additional Master's programmes have been added to the existing programmes, hence the Institute offers eight Masters Degree programmes. The programmes are as follows: 
 
1. MSc. Environmental Science, Policy and  Management 
2. MSC. Local Economic Development 
3. MSc. Public UBLIC Financial Management 
4. M.A. Local Government Administration and Organisation 
5. MSc. Sanitation and Water Governance
6. MSc. Procurement and  Contract Management
7. MSc. Development Management 
8. MSc. Urban Governance and Management 
 
He added that the Institute is charting a new course through the introduction of an undergraduate programme in governance and development,  the idea is to ensure that all Assembly Members who had not obtained a bachelor's degree are enrolled to birth a  new generation of Assembly Members to drive local development.

Delegation from Zimbabwean Local Government visits ILGS

28 June, 2022
A six member delegation from the Zimbabwean Local Government Board and the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works, led by the Chief Director of the Office of the Head of Local Government Service, Mr. James Oppong-Mensah, paid a courtesy call to the Management and Staff of the  Institute of Local Government Studies on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022. The delegation led by the Permanent Secretary of the Mininstry of Local Government and Public Works, Mr. Z. R. Churu  was in Ghana for a benchmarking visit.
Prof. Nicholas Awortwi, the Director of ILGS, welcomed the delegation and briefed them on the Institute's mandate and functions in building capacities for local government  in Ghana and beyond. He also introduced the Graduate and Professional programmes the Institute offers and informed them of the Institute's plans of chartering into a full university in future.
The leader of the team expressed delight in the functions of the Institute and programmes offered. They assured the Management of future collaborations with the Institute

Job Opportunity-Senior Lecturers and Lecturers: Public and Policy Management, Public Financial Management, Local Economic Development, Environmental Management/Science, Corporate Leadership/Governance, Development Studies, MIS, GIS, Gender Studies

29 August, 2022

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is a public management institute, established under Act 647 of 2003. It is mandated to organize the training of both staff and members of the regional coordinating councils, district assemblies, and other lower local government units to enhance the managerial, administrative, financial and operational efficiency of organs and units of local government.

The ILGS also runs four Masters level programmes in Local Government Administration, Local Economic Development, Public Financial Management and Environmental Science, Policy and Management as well as other short-term certificate and postgraduate certificate courses.

The ILGS is currently undergoing a re-organization exercise that seeks to expand the scope of its programmes and transform the Institute into a leading academic and training institution in local governance and development in Africa. The ILGS is therefore inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment into its faculty as full-time staff in the under-listed positions:

  • Senior Lecturers
  • Lecturers

OPENING OF ADMISSIONS FOR ILGS MASTERS’ DEGREE PROGRAMMES-2022/23 ACADEMIC YEAR

15 June, 2022

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has opened admissions for its, flagship Master’s Degree Programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year.

The four (4) programmes being mounted by the Innnnnnstitute are all relevant for professional career in local governance and development practice. These are:

  • Environmental Science, Policy and Management
  • Local Economic Development
  • Public Financial Management
  • A. Local Governance and Management.

The Institute is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It also has standing relationship with other reputable international institutions of higher learning for world class instructions and learning.

OPENING OF ADMISSIONS FOR ILGS MASTERS’ DEGREE PROGRAMMES-2022/23 ACADEMIC YEAR

14 June, 2022

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has opened admissions for its, flagship Master’s Degree Programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year.

The four (4) programmes being mounted by the Innnnnnstitute are all relevant for professional career in local governance and development practice. These are:

  • Environmental Science, Policy and Management
  • Local Economic Development
  • Public Financial Management
  • A. Local Governance and Management.

The Institute is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It also has standing relationship with other reputable international institutions of higher learning for world class instructions and learning.

Ministry of Local Government Decentralization and Rural Development in Collaboration with Global Affairs, Canada presents Zonal LED Training and Lessons from MAG Programme

06 May, 2022

Daily Graphic, May - 06 - 2022, Accra.

The Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Dan Botwe, has urged metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to deploy strategies that can help boost local economies and improve governance in municipalities, towns and villages across the country.

That, he said, would be a significant step towards fully harnessing the economic potential of the MMDAs to create jobs, generate income and reduce poverty.

LED Training and Lessons from MAG Programme

05 May, 2022

Daily Graphic, May - 06 - 2022, Accra.

The Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Dan Botwe, has urged metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to deploy strategies that can help boost local economies and improve governance in municipalities, towns and villages across the country.

That, he said, would be a significant step towards fully harnessing the economic potential of the MMDAs to create jobs, generate income and reduce poverty.

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