At CDD-Ghana, our mission is to promote and deepen democratic consolidation, good governance, and inclusive growth and development.

Our Work

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is an independent, not-for-profit research and advocacy think tank, working to advance democracy, good governance, and inclusive economic growth. CDD-Ghana works to complement the broader objectives of strengthening democratic governance, the principles of popular participation and the demand for public accountability. The Center harnesses the power of evidence-based research, ideas, partnerships to encourage dialogue, inform and influence public policy.

Upcoming Events

july, 2022

Videos

Video Playlist
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Are you a danger to the LGBTQ+ Community in Ghana?
Are you a danger to the LGBTQ+ Community in Ghana?
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"Expectations vs. Reality - Navigating the Unique Composition of the 8th Parliament"
"Expectations vs. Reality - Navigating the Unique Composition of the 8th Parliament"
11:36
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Highlights of key findings on Ghana’s ESMTDP 2018-2021
Highlights of key findings on Ghana’s ESMTDP 2018-2021
01:50
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Launch & Dissemination of Research Report on Ghana's ESMTDP (2018-2021)
Launch & Dissemination of Research Report on Ghana's ESMTDP (2018-2021)
02:10:58
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#CDDRTD on "Navigating the Unique Composition of the 8th Parliament"
#CDDRTD on "Navigating the Unique Composition of the 8th Parliament"
02:34:03
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Joy Change-Speakers Series II: Energy, Economic Management and Political Space – Kwaku Awotwi
Joy Change-Speakers Series II: Energy, Economic Management and Political Space – Kwaku Awotwi
11:26
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Joy Change-Speakers Series II: Our Political Parties vs. Democracy – Prof H. Prempeh
Joy Change-Speakers Series II: Our Political Parties vs. Democracy – Prof H. Prempeh
19:19
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“Sustaining Democratic Resilience in The Context of Erosion: Lessons from Europe and Africa”
“Sustaining Democratic Resilience in The Context of Erosion: Lessons from Europe and Africa”
02:27:57
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Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (English Version)
Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (English Version)
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Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (Twi Version)
Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (Twi Version)
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Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (Ewe Version)
Increasing Security Consciousness of Citizens in Border Communities (Ewe Version)
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Promoting Accountability & Development in Ghana’s Mining Districts through the MDDS Project
Promoting Accountability & Development in Ghana’s Mining Districts through the MDDS Project
06:37
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Join the Citizens Speak townhall meetings and have a say in the decision making for your district.
Join the Citizens Speak townhall meetings and have a say in the decision making for your district.
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Happy International Women's Day from all of us at the Center.
Happy International Women's Day from all of us at the Center.
01:50
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Promoting Use of Evidence in Policy-Making: Exploring CDD-Ghana's E4D Project
Promoting Use of Evidence in Policy-Making: Exploring CDD-Ghana's E4D Project
03:14
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CDD-Ghana's E4D Project holds National Multi-Stakeholder Forum
CDD-Ghana's E4D Project holds National Multi-Stakeholder Forum
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Research Report Dissemination - Impact of Traditional Leaders’ Endorsement of Election Candidates
Research Report Dissemination - Impact of Traditional Leaders’ Endorsement of Election Candidates
01:57:50
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LIVE: Launch of the book: 'Notes from the Public Square'
LIVE: Launch of the book: 'Notes from the Public Square'
01:24:31
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2021 at CDD-Ghana - A Recap
2021 at CDD-Ghana - A Recap
01:03
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Webinar: China-Africa Relations Tuesday, October 5
Webinar: China-Africa Relations Tuesday, October 5
01:30:37
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The Coalition of Professors, Legal Minds and Human Rights Activists against Anti-LGBTQ Bill
The Coalition of Professors, Legal Minds and Human Rights Activists against Anti-LGBTQ Bill
01:25:04
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Highlights of Findings from CDD-Ghana's 2021 Local Government Survey
Highlights of Findings from CDD-Ghana's 2021 Local Government Survey
01:14:15
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Check out this excerpt of Mr. David Ofosu-Dorte (Senior Partner, AB & David) from our last #CDDRTD.
Check out this excerpt of Mr. David Ofosu-Dorte (Senior Partner, AB & David) from our last #CDDRTD.
03:19
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Check out this excerpt of Hon. Oppong Nkrumah from our #CDDRTD.
Check out this excerpt of Hon. Oppong Nkrumah from our #CDDRTD.
01:17
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Ghanaians share their views on how judgment debt in Ghana can be managed
Ghanaians share their views on how judgment debt in Ghana can be managed
02:10
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Excerpt of Deputy Attorney General Hon. Diana Asonaba Dapaah's opening remarks…
Excerpt of Deputy Attorney General Hon. Diana Asonaba Dapaah's opening remarks…
03:27
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#CDDRTD on International Public Agreements & Judgement Debts
#CDDRTD on International Public Agreements & Judgement Debts
02:44:37
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Ghanaians share their views on the state of democracy in Africa
Ghanaians share their views on the state of democracy in Africa
02:27
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Democracy Capture and the Rise of the Shadow State in Africa
Democracy Capture and the Rise of the Shadow State in Africa
02:18:08
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Ghanaians rate the level of accountability in Ghana, on a scale of 1-10?
Ghanaians rate the level of accountability in Ghana, on a scale of 1-10?
02:09
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Highlights of Findings from CDD-Ghana's 2020 Post-Election Survey
Highlights of Findings from CDD-Ghana's 2020 Post-Election Survey
55:41
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CDDat23 Anniversary Month Round-up
CDDat23 Anniversary Month Round-up
03:38
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Highlights from the #CDDRTD on 'The Trouble with our Democracy: A Youth Perspective'
Highlights from the #CDDRTD on 'The Trouble with our Democracy: A Youth Perspective'
05:20
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Join us today: #CDDRTD on 'The trouble with our democracy: The youth perspective'.
Join us today: #CDDRTD on 'The trouble with our democracy: The youth perspective'.
01:45:24
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CDD-Ghana connects Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations across West Africa
CDD-Ghana connects Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations across West Africa
04:02
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WAYLead Fellows discuss the importance of effective communication and self-presentation
WAYLead Fellows discuss the importance of effective communication and self-presentation
01:51
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WAYLead guest speakers discuss the importance of communication and self-presentation
WAYLead guest speakers discuss the importance of communication and self-presentation
01:59
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#CDDRTD on Non-Custodial Sentencing in Ghana's Criminal Justice System
#CDDRTD on Non-Custodial Sentencing in Ghana's Criminal Justice System
01:36:12
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WAYLead Fellows share first their impressions and expectations of the camp and Ghana!
WAYLead Fellows share first their impressions and expectations of the camp and Ghana!
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WAYLead Fellows reflect on their mentorship & internship experiences
WAYLead Fellows reflect on their mentorship & internship experiences
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WAYLead guest speakers discuss the value of understanding how government works
WAYLead guest speakers discuss the value of understanding how government works
01:59
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WAYLead Fellows reflect on their enlightening interaction with H.E. Kufuor
WAYLead Fellows reflect on their enlightening interaction with H.E. Kufuor
01:51
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CDD-Ghana Roundtable Discussions | 2021 Half Year Highlights
CDD-Ghana Roundtable Discussions | 2021 Half Year Highlights
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Preventing Violence in Ghana’s 2020 Elections – A CDD-Ghana Success Story
Preventing Violence in Ghana’s 2020 Elections – A CDD-Ghana Success Story
12:54
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Highlights of CODEO's post election review communiqué
Highlights of CODEO's post election review communiqué
07:22
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Join us today: #CDDRTD on Presidential Election Petitions and their Impact on Africa’s Democracy
Join us today: #CDDRTD on Presidential Election Petitions and their Impact on Africa’s Democracy
02:02:20
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CODEO's elections observation work has been recognized as demonstrating neutrality & impartiality.
CODEO's elections observation work has been recognized as demonstrating neutrality & impartiality.
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Dr Ibn Chambas commends CODEO for advancing the democratic process in Ghana and the sub region.
Dr Ibn Chambas commends CODEO for advancing the democratic process in Ghana and the sub region.
01:24
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Mr Kofi Asare suggests how the issues of high drop out rate between Primary 6 & JHS 1 can be solved
Mr Kofi Asare suggests how the issues of high drop out rate between Primary 6 & JHS 1 can be solved
02:23
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Ghana can solve the existing teacher deficit in rural areas through teacher rationalization. #M4D
Ghana can solve the existing teacher deficit in rural areas through teacher rationalization. #M4D
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