Employment Opportunity-Librarian

20 June, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is a public management institute, established under Act 647 of 2003. It is mandated to organize the training of: both staff and members of the regional coordinating councils, district assemblies and other lower local government units to enhance the managerial, administrative, financial and operational efficiency of organs and units of local government.The ILGS also runs four Masters level programmes in local government administration, local economic development, Public financial management and environmental science, policy and management as well as other short-term certificate and post graduate certificate courses.The ILGS is therefore inviting applications from suitably…


14 June, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has opened admissions for its, flagship Master’s Degree Programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year. The four (4) programmes being mounted by the Innnnnnstitute are all relevant for professional career in local governance and development practice. These are: Environmental Science, Policy and Management Local Economic Development Public Financial Management A. Local Governance and Management. The Institute is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It also has standing relationship with other reputable international institutions of higher learning for world class instructions…

LED Training and Lessons from MAG Programme

05 May, 2022
Daily Graphic, May - 06 - 2022, Accra. The Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Dan Botwe, has urged metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to deploy strategies that can help boost local economies and improve governance in municipalities, towns and villages across the country. That, he said, would be a significant step towards fully harnessing the economic potential of the MMDAs to create jobs, generate income and reduce poverty.

ILGS being retooled to train local government staff— Dan Botwe

23 February, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is being retooled and revamped to provide structured training to all categories of local government functionaries and staff, Mr Daniel Botwe, Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development has said.

ILGS Launches Enhanced Scheme of Service Training Programmes (SoST). Feb. 02 2022, Accra.

02 February, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies in collaboration with the Local Government Service (LGS) and under the auspices of the Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development has launched its flagship and enhanced Scheme of Service Training Programme. In attendance was the Chair Person of the Local Government Service Dr. David Wellington Essam, the Chair of the Institute of Local Government Studies, Prof. Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa. The head of the Local Government Service Dr. Ing. Nana Ato Arthur was also present to launch the programme including Chief Executives of the MMDAs and development partners.

Confirmed MMDCEs undergo orientation with charge to improve on IGF, GBC October 26 2021, Accra.

27 October, 2021
President Akufo-Addo, says he will not hesitate to dismiss any Municipal Metropolitan or District Chief Executive, (MMDCES), who does not live up to expectation. The President gave the warning at an orientation for the new MMDCEs in Accra. He assured them of the timely release of the District Assemblies Common Fund and advised them to improve the Internally Generated Funds, IGF and use them judiciously. Out of the 261 nominees, 250 have been approved by the Assemblies. 11 more nominees are yet to be approved.
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