The entire opening day of the summit is dedicated to entrepreneurship so all your questions will be answered there.
The summit is designed to provide you with information on new opportunities available in Ghana to aid your diaspora return and reintegration as well as Support Mechanisms not readily available until now.
The right to vote for Ghanaians abroad is enshrined in a law called ROPAA signed in February of 2006. However, the law has yet to be implemented. This summit hopes to produce a timeline for ROPAA implementation.
The entire second day of the summit is dedicated to human resources so all your questions will be answered there.
Ghana’s Supreme Court has ruled in Asare versus Attorney General that Ghanaian nationals no longer need to register for dual citizenship card.
It is the acronym for Representation of the People Amendment Act, the law that currently gives Ghanaians abroad the right to vote from abroad in Ghana’s elections although it has not yet been implemented.
It is true that previous governments have paid lip service to diaspora needs. But there is renewed commitment by the current government to roping in the Ghanaian diaspora for Ghana’s development.
Such opportunities are still being worked on and the information will be made available as soon as it becomes available. But in the mean time you can go ahead and make your travel arrangement as usual.
Yes. There will be some free food provided. But some contribution will be required for other special meals.
No. But the organizers may be able to help in some circumstances on request.
Unlike 2001 we have a Diaspora Relations Office Director at the office of the presidency who is charged with gathering all feedback and developments at the summit and using them to develop what we envisage to become an institution dedicated to mobilizing the Ghanaian diaspora for national development.
If as a Diasporan you’ve ever felt frustrated about your engagements at home, this is an opportunity to make your voice heard by a government that is now attentive and responsive to diaspora issues
The meaning of the theme is an expressed recognition that the Ghanaian diaspora represents development, opportunity, and value to the nation so this summit is welcoming all these attributes home.