National Council of Ghanaian Unions UK? (N.C.G.U) has been launched after?consultation process at a meeting of Ghana Union leaders across the UK, on Saturday 1st?March 2014 in London.??

Since September 2013, leaders of the regional umbrella Ghana Unions across the UK have been consulting their membership on the formation of a national umbrella body called the??The purpose of this new body will be to coordinate and facilitate joint action for the benefit of the Ghanaian Community in the UK in the spirit of ?One Nation, One Voice?.

The Council is a non political/non religious body that aims to work closely with the Government of Ghana through contact with the Ghana High Commission for UK and Ireland, and also liaise with Government and statutory agencies in the UK on matters that affect the Ghanaian community in the UK. It is hoped that the N.C.G.U will form partnerships with other key organisations that may help realise its aims.

Following the successful launch of the N.C.G.U, an Interim Committee was set up to steer the affairs of this newly established national umbrella body.? The Committee was tasked with four core remits:

  • Draw up a Development Plan
  • Draft a Constitution
  • Develop the Structure and Functions of the Council
  • Explore funding opportunities

The Interim Committee will report at the next N.C.G.U meeting on 13th?September 2014 in Birmingham, Midlands. A formal inauguration date of the Council will be announced soon.

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