Elections

Youth Bridge Foundation And The Canada Fund For Local Initiative Launch The First Time Voters Campaign Ahead Of Elections 2020

Youth First Time Voters

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) with support from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) has launched the First Time Voters Campaign; a non-partisan initiative to build informed Youth-First Time Voters for effective and responsible participation in Ghana’s democratic processes and to complement the Electoral Commission of Ghana’s Voter Education programs. Youth aged 18-21 years, …

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Electoral Commission of Ghana Electoral Officials Recruitment 2020

Electoral Commission of Ghana Recruitment Electoral Officials 2020 The Electoral Commission of Ghana wishes to inform the General public that as part of its preparation towards the conduct of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections, it is receiving applications from interested persons for the following positions: • Registration Supervisor or Deputy Registration Supervisor • Exhibition …

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Youth Bridge Foundation calls for the inclusion of young people unto EC’s eminent committee

THE YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION (YBF) STATEMENT ON THE FORMATION OF A 21-MEMBER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1. We have noted and do applaud the set up of a 21- Member Eminent Advisory Committee by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana to facilitate and assist election management and administration in Ghana. The work of …

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Put referendum on hold -Youth Bridge Foundation

Put referendum on hold -Youth Bridge Foundation

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE UPCOMING DECEMBER 17, 2019 REFERENDUM 1. In 2017, President Nana Akufo Addo, in his State of the Nation Address announced his government’s determination to ensure the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives on partisan lines. 2. This announcement, though a slight departure from the ruling party’s manifesto that proposed …

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Youth Representation And Participation In Upcoming Parliamentary Primaries Of Political Parties

STATEMENT READ BY PROF RANSFORD GYAMPO, HEAD OF THE YOUTH BRIDGE RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ON THURSDAY 1ST AUGUST, 2019 AT THE KOFI ANNAN ICT CENTER THEME: YOUTH REPRESENTATION AND PARTICIPATION IN UPCOMING PARLIAMENTARY PRIMARIES OF POLITICAL PARTIES Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen from the Press. Good Morning Distinguished Political Party Leaders …

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EC CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES: YOUTH BRIDGE RESEARCH INSTITUTE COMMENDS EC AND CALLS FOR MEDIA SUPPORT

 A couple of months ago, we, at the Youth Bridge Research Institute, a subsidiary organization of the Youth Bridge Foundation, demanded the publication of the EC’s calendar of activities to enable us to put in place our interventions to mobilize the teaming youth to fully participate in the activities. We also expressed concern about the …

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YBF Calls For Publication Of 2020 Election Activities

The Youth Bridge Foundation has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to publish all pre-election activities towards the 2020 general elections. The foundation is also calling on the EC to avoid crash timetable in order to ensure clarity and certainty in the minds of the commission and all election stakeholders regarding what must be done …

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Four Key Youth Aspirations to be Considered by Nana Akufo-Addo Led Government – A Youth Bridge Foundation Proposal –

We, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), congratulate the people of Ghana for peaceful election and President elect Nana Akufo-Addo for the humility with which he accepted his election. From a positive youth development perspective, YBF proposes the development of holistic interventions that build educational assets in the Ghanaian youth, in addition to working to develop an …

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LOW VOTER TURN-OUT LOOMING – ELECTION 2016

Background We, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), recall our 11th May and 13th September, 2016 press statements in which we expressed concern about the neglect of the youth in the political and electoral processes and called for improved engagements. Less than 40hours to the December 7, 2016 elections, Ghana risks low voter turn-out due to apathy. …

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YBF calls for youth participation in electoral process #YOUTHasKingmakers

Mr Seth Oteng, the Executive Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), has called for steps that will enhance the participation of the youth in the December 7 elections to ensure post election accountability. He explained that the youth, who were king makers with their roles in politics being critical, were not well-informed with the electoral …

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