ILGS News

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…

Hon. Dan Kweku Botwe-Minister for Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development

23 March, 2020
Not true that all MMDCEs are to handover by May 20 - Dan Botwe

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.