Ghanaians have been voting for a new president and parliament in a country seen as one of the most democratic in West Africa. Eleven candidates are in the race to unseat President Nana Akufo-Addo, who is running for his second term. Youth unemployment, security concerns and effects of the Covid pandemic on the economy were among the top issues Ghanaians were considering when voting. The world has gone through so much uncertainty and surprises this year but Ghana's presidential race is remarkably familiar. The two men first ran against each other in
1. It's déjà vu - again
Dr Ajay Kumar said NDC is one of the leading institutions of the world dedicated to intellectual development and strategic training of select senior officers of Armed Forces and Civil Services of India and those of foreign countries. The first NDC course was held in with 21 participants. He said it is the most prestigious program for higher management both, in Armed Forces and Civil Services. A number of foreign alumni have also achieved significant positions in their respective countries which include 74 Service Chiefs of their Armed Forces. The following very prominent alumni were Heads of States:. Some of the key speakers include:. Shamika Ravi, Brookings India. To cater to continuous demand for more seats from other countries, Ministry of Defence has decided to increase capacity of NDC from to in and to in Necessary infrastructure in this regard is being created. We are going to give additional seats to Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh apart from new seats to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Phillipines, Indonesia and Maldives.
Consultation Workshop on Implementing Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in Lao PDR
The College, which will be formally opened by Mr. Nehru, has been set up to provide joint training and instructions to senior service and civil officers in dealing with the wider problems relating to the defence of the country. Chou-enlai was in India to discuss the border disputes. Chou-enlai, in fact, left for Nepal on 26 April and the College was inaugurated the next day. The historic occasion was fixed for The Prime Minister, while inaugurating the College gave his famous quotes which formed the Motto for the College. Keeping in background the situation and security environment, prevailing at that time, Pandit Nehru, the great visionary that he was, outlined the importance of broader defence strategy. He stressed this to meet new dangers of a "continuing nature" on India's frontiers. Nevertheless, no defence apparatus could live in pure idealistic way. It has to be very realistic and remain prepared for any emergency.
NDCs define national commitments undertaken under the Agreement and underpin many other processes and requirements, including those under the Enhanced Transparency Framework ETF. Progress towards achieving the NDCs will be reported by Parties through their biennial transparency reports, to be submitted no later than the end of , and also considered at the first Global Stocktake to be held in The event will be moderated by Mr. Parties from different world regions will be invited to share their experiences. The event will be open to the public to follow through a webcast. Proposed programme - Opening remarks by the moderator — Opening remarks by Mr. To launch the discussion, the participants will be asked to provide short max.