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10.02.2013 Diaspora (USA)

National Council of Ghanaian Association Hosts an All Ghanaian Conference In New York

By G. Ofori Anor
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In an effort to make it much all-inclusive, responsive and relevant to the ever changing dynamics in the Ghanaian community in the New York-New Jersey- Connecticut tri-state area, the National Council of Ghanaian Association (NCOGA) is hosting a conference involving all identifiable community organizations in the New York-New Jersey, Connecticut metropolitan area. It will be held on Saturday February 16, 2013 from 1 - 8 p.m. at the City of Yonkers Public Library Auditorium.

The prime objective of the host is to engage the Council and all Ghanaian organizations in the area in a collaborative effort to develop a plan of action that will:

1. open up membership in the Council to as many organizations as possible and

2. re-define and re-charge a clear Ghanaian social, cultural and economic agenda that will be responsive and relevant. on a ongoing basis, to the realities of living and succeeding in the USA

Representatives of 30 identifiable socio-cultural and professional organizations have been invited to participate in the one day conference. Ghana's Permanent Representative to the UN, His Excellency Ambassador Ken Kanda will deliver the opening address.

Further details are available at the NCOGA website: or calls can be made to the Executive Secretary General at 718-690-6873

G. Ofori Anor
Executive Secretary General

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