Press Release

UN and partners to tour schools to interact and engage learners and school management in observance of International Day of Education

20 January 2023

The United Nations in Ghana, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education will undertake a tour of some selected schools in Accra as part of activities to mark this year’s International Day of Education.

The team will visit a minimum of four schools to interact with the students, teachers and the school management. The objectives are to remind authorities in the sector of their commitment to ensure the achievement of SDG – 4; provide a platform for learners and young people to advocate and suggest practical ways to advance the right to education; and engage communities to advocate for change leaders and mobilize citizenry to support and advance children’s education. Similar events will be organized at selected regional and district levels.


Cynthia Prah

Communications Officer
Communications Focal Point for UNICEF

Evelyn Baddoo

Communications Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
United Nations Children’s Fund

Goals we are supporting through this initiative