Republic of Ghana Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia will be the headline speaker at the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) Evidence to Action (E2A) 2019 conference.
Dr. Bawumia, who also leads Ghana’s Economic Management Team, will headline the event which has adopted the theme “Responsibility and Accountability: Strengthening Evidence Generation and Use in Support of Policy Reform and Development Agenda.” The conference will be held at the University of Ghana from July 9-12, 2019.
“We are humbled and honored to be hosting such an important leader as Vice President Bawumia,” said ICED CEO David Ameyaw. “ICED now looks ahead to July to welcome the many insights that Dr. Bawumia will share with our members and delegates at the E2A 2019 conference.”
Dr. Bawumia, who assumed office in 2017, is a scholar and has held senior positions in government such as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana among others.
E2A 2019 will identify and discuss accountability and the responsibilities of stakeholders in the use of evidence to improve development impacts. The conference targets government institutions, policy makers, development professionals, researchers, evaluators and additional stakeholders.
E2A is being hosted by ICED, the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), the Ministry of Monitoring & Evaluation, Office of the President, Ghana in partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access, the Campbell Collaboration and others.
For general information about the International Centre of Evaluation and Development, and the E2A 2019 Conference, visit: https://www.iced-eval.org.
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