H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the SDGs, and Mrs Graça Machel, Chair of the ACCORD Board of Trustees and Global Peace, jointly launched the first Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) in Accra on Monday, 6 May 2019.
More than 500 delegates were drawn from different sectors of the country including, university and school students, traditional leaders, civil society organisations, government ministries and the diplomatic corp. The Accra Dialogue is the first in a series of IGDs that Global Peace will convene across the world.
The Accra event is a follow-up commitment made by the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, where during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December 2018 in South Africa, he announced the hosting of the inaugural Inter-Generational dialogue in Ghana.