3rd Local Government Practitioners' Forum

30 November, 2021
This third Forum on the theme “Operationalising Local Economic Development Using the One Area One Product Concept” has been scheduled for 9th December, 2021 at the Accra Campus of the ILGS. The forum will bring together local government practitioners, private and social entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions, development partners, etc. to discuss business products and investment opportunities in selected Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana with the hope of forging municipal-private partnerships for local economic development.

Orientation Programme for first time MMDCEs

28 October, 2021
ILGS has began the second phase of the orientation programme for first time MMDCEs across the country from Thursday 28 to Friday 29th October 2021. The two day programme will see various presentations on Introduction to Public Administration and Structure of Ghana's Local Government System, facilitated by Dr. Esther Ofei-Aboagye, former Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies.

Confirmed MMDCEs undergo orientation with charge to improve on IGF, October 26 2021, Accra.

27 October, 2021
President Akufo-Addo, says he will not hesitate to dismiss any Municipal Metropolitan or District Chief Executive, (MMDCES), who does not live up to expectation. The President gave the warning at an orientation for the new MMDCEs in Accra. He assured them of the timely release of the District Assemblies Common Fund and advised them to improve the Internally Generated Funds, IGF and use them judiciously. Out of the 261 nominees, 250 have been approved by the Assemblies. 11 more nominees are yet to be approved.

Confirmed MMDCEs undergo orientation with charge to improve on IGF, GBC October 26 2021, Accra.

27 October, 2021
President Akufo-Addo, says he will not hesitate to dismiss any Municipal Metropolitan or District Chief Executive, (MMDCES), who does not live up to expectation. The President gave the warning at an orientation for the new MMDCEs in Accra. He assured them of the timely release of the District Assemblies Common Fund and advised them to improve the Internally Generated Funds, IGF and use them judiciously. Out of the 261 nominees, 250 have been approved by the Assemblies. 11 more nominees are yet to be approved.

Local Government Minister Swears in ILGS Governing Council, October 1 2021, Accra.

01 October, 2021
The Minster of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development inaugurated the governing board of the Institute of Local Government Studies in Accra. The governing council has Professor Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa as the Chairman.

Local Government Minister Swears in ILGS Governing Council, October 1 2021, Accra..

01 October, 2021
The Minster of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development inaugurated the governing board of the Institute of Local Government Studies in Accra. The governing council has Professor Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa as the Chairman.

The Ministry of Gender and Social Protection ( MoGCSP) & Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) in collaboration with the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) organises a 5-day refresher course-Accra, July 12

13 July, 2021
The Ministry of Gender and Social Protection ( MoGCSP) & Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) in collaboration with the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is organizing a 5-day refresher certificate course on Social Protection for about 30 staff of the social protection Directorate , MoGCSP from Monday the 12th – 16th of July, 2021 at the ILGS Accra Campus, Ogbojo- Accra.

Orientation Programme for New Faculty Staff

05 July, 2021
Accra, Jul 5, ILGS-The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has organised a two-day orientation programme for its newly recruited faculty staff, a decision to beef up and augment the strength of its teaching staff and to enhance research and development. The Lecturers and researchers have been recruited into the departments of: Local Government Administration and Organisation Urban and Environmental Management Local and Regional Economic Development
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