Thematic Areas

Local Government and Public Service Reforms

Ahead of the 2016 elections, the IDEG formulated a project to influence political parties and other stakeholders to commit to the revival of the constitutional amendment process and the democratic reform of local government. The then 18-month project was conceptualized...

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Strengthening Developmental Political Parties in Africa

Political parties in Ghana, and indeed in Africa, have played an important role in maintaining the stability and legitimacy of Ghana’s multi-party system. They have become institutional mechanisms for the transition to democracy. They have supported the electoral proc...

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Citizens Empowerment and Community Action

Ghana’s Fourth Republican Constitution and the Local Government Act, 2016 (Act 936) upholds and provides structures for citizens’ participation in governance. However, while the structures have been created, accountable local governance has been elusive. Citizens an...

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Pan African and Global Programs

This programme focuses on issues ranging from regional integration to development effectiveness in the ECOWAS sub-region, the African continent and the entire world. It involves projects including the State of the Union (SoTU), West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) a...

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