ILGS News

OPENING OF ADMISSIONS FOR ILGS MASTERS’ DEGREE PROGRAMMES-2022/23 ACADEMIC YEAR

15 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…

Orientation Programme for first time MMDCEs

28 October, 2021
ILGS has began the second phase of the orientation programme for first time MMDCEs across the country from Thursday 28 to Friday 29th October 2021. The two day programme will see various presentations on Introduction to Public Administration and Structure of Ghana's Local Government System, facilitated by Dr. Esther Ofei-Aboagye, former Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies.

20 Years of Building Capacity in Local Governance and Decentralisation

23 March, 2020
ILGS has been undertaking local government capacity building and training for the past twenty years. This culminated into mounting graduate level masters programmes since 2011. We are happy to deepen and promote local government research at all levels and to affect policy.

2020 Assembly Members Orientation Programme-Greater Accra Event

23 March, 2020
Accra, Aug 10, GNA-The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), have launched an orientation and training programme for members of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)in Accra. It is part of efforts to build capacities of newly elected and appointed district assembly members (AMs); education and training is a key demand for effective job performance. The roles that have been assigned to them in the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936) requires that they demonstrate certain leadership qualities and traits, as well as mobilise the residents for participatory governance at…

ILGS interacts with MMDAs and RCCs in Greater Accra Region

02 October, 2021
The Institute of Local Government Studies as part of its drive to engage and... enroll more local government practitioners on its flagship post graduate programmes has become a series of interactions with the MMDAs and RCCs in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

Nationwide Assembly Members Training:Official Launch

23 March, 2020
Accra, Aug 10, 2020 GNA-The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), have launched an orientation and training programme for members of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)in Accra.