At CDD-Ghana, our mission is to promote and deepen democratic consolidation, good governance, and inclusive growth and development.
Vetting of Chief Justice Nominee: Matters Arising
On April 25, 2023, President Akufo Addo nominated Justice Gertrude Torkornoo as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Her nomination fills the vacancy being left by retiring Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah. On May 26, the nominee appeared before
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.
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Citizen Observers from Across Africa Strategize on How to Better Safeguard Elections
Leaders from 24 citizen observer organizations from 20 countries from across Africa met in Accra, Ghana to strategize on how to better safeguard elections. The
CDD-Ghana Commemorates Its Silver Jubilee
The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) today officially launched a year-long calendar of activities to mark 25 years of its founding. Established in July
CSOs’ take on the President’s Appointment of Three New Members to the Electoral Commission
The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) in collaboration with the STAR-Ghana Foundation, and the Civic Forum Initiative (CFI) are addressing the press to express