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ADR Slashes Down Court Load In Ghana By 29,558 Cases- Chief Justice Makes Disclosure

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com The adoption of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program by the Judiciary has slashed down the load of courts in Ghana by 29,558 cases; His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah-Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana has announced. He has indicated that but for its introduction and implementation, the load of cases

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MFCS/CHRI Forum: Bantama Residents Sensitized On Community Service Bill

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Residents of Bantama constituency have benefited from a day’s public sensitization program on Community Service Bill. Officials of the Muslim Family Counselling Services (MFCS); organizers of the event engaged them on Wednesday 6th July 2022 as a way of heightening public education on the Bill as done in communities including

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Legal Resource Centre (LRC) Supports Workshop For Legal Aid Commission’s Staff On ADR

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Officials of Legal Resource Centre (LRC) have through funding support from USAID sponsored a 4-day training workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism and Administrative Procedures for new staff of the Legal Aid Commission (LAC). The training falls within the scope of LRC’s current project which is the “USAID Justice

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CHRI/MFCS Community Outreach: Chief Joins Call For Passage of Community Service Sentencing Bill

Story By Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Traditional leaders of Kaase, a community within Asokwa Municipality have called for the immediate passage of the Community Service Sentencing (CSS) Bill into an Act. Nana Kwame Owusu Ansah; Kontihene for the area has underscored that the CSS will succeed in addressing the litany of inadequacies characterising custodial sentence approach

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CHRI-Africa Advocates For Passage Of Community Service Sentencing Bill In Ghana

By Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Africa office is vociferously advocating for the passage of the Community Service Sentencing (CSS) Bill consequent to the overpopulated nature of prisons in Ghana. It emerged at a sensitization workshop organized and held in Kumasi by CHRI officials that the total number of inmates locked

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Access To Justice Forum: GNTDA Commends MFCS/CHRI Officials

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com A day’s public education on access to justice, held by executives of Muslim Family Counselling Services through a collaboration with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Africa at Ahodwo Dabaa has received commendations from the Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA). According to Emmanuel Danlogo (Assistant Coordinator, GNTDA) the

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CHRI/ABAK Foundation Ghana Officials Hold Durbar On Access To Justice At KOMESO

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Residents of Komeso; a farming community within the Asante Akim South Municipality have received their share of a public education program on legal rights of the citizenry vis-à-vis justice delivery system in Ghana. The training took the form of a public durbar and was held on Tuesday 17th April 2022

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CHRI Officials & ADR Stakeholders Brainstorm For Review Of ADR And LAC Acts

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Officials of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) on Wednesday 20th April 2022 engaged stakeholders within the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice in a round table discussion in Kumasi. It was geared towards brainstorming on the need to review both the ADR Act, 2010 (Act 798) and the Legal Aid

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