iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana & JMK hold strategic workshop towards launch of ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project

Tracking police abuse of power in Ghana

iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana and JMK held a strategic workshop last Friday towards the official launch of the ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project.

‘Together against Corruption’ is a 2-year project being implemented by iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana and JMK. The project seeks to build citizens’ capacity to fight corruption in their engagements with the Police as well as increase the responsiveness of the Police Administration to cases of corruption involving Police Officers.

The strategic session which was conducted by Michael Boabi of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) was designed to develop an integrated approach to dealing with police abuse of power in Ghana.

The project target regions include;

Eastern Region:
Yilo krobo, Akuapim North, Upper Manya Krobo

Volta Region:
South Dayi, North Tongu, Ho West

Greater Accra Region:
Shai-Osudoku, Ada East, Ada West

‘Together against Corruption’ is sponsored by STAR-Ghana with funding from UKaid, DANIDA and EUROPEAN UNION.

Below are some pictures:

iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana & JMK hold strategic workshop towards launch of ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project

Report by Gideon Sarpong

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Gideon Sarpong

Gideon Sarpong is a policy analyst and media practitioner with close to a decade of experience in policy, data and investigative journalism. Gideon is currently the Policy and News Director at iWatch Africa. He is an author; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation, Commonwealth Youth Program ,Free Press Unlimited and Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. Gideon is the Ghana Hub Lead of Sustainable Ocean Alliance. He is a 2020/21 Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence, Italy and 2020/21 Open Internet For Democracy Leader. Gideon is also a 2021/22 Visiting Scholar/Reuters Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK and was selected as a 2022 TRF/Trust Conference Changemaker. Email: gideonsarpong@iwatchafrica.org

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