Monthly Archives: December 2017

International Migrant’s Day: Dhaka’s leadership on Migraton issues lauded at UNESCAP

Bangkok, 18 December 2017: Member States at the UNESCAP lauded Bangladesh’s diplomatic leadership and political commitment in migration and refugees issues at a commemorative event organized by Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok at the UNESCAP on 18 December, to observe the International Migrants Day 2017 (IMD17). The event titled, “Safe Migration in a world on the Move”, was co-hosted by IOM Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau and UNESCAP, and partnered

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Court clears Ghanaians in diaspora to vote in 2020

A Human Rights High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to take all necessary steps to enable Ghanaians living abroad to vote in the 2020 elections. The Representation of the People Amendment Act 2006, (Act 699) was passed into law 11 years ago, during the Kufuor Administration, but has since not been implemented. The court presided over by Justice Anthony Yeboah said the implementation must be carried out within the next one year. The court

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