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About Ghana Council of Georgia

Ghana Council of Georgia Ghana Council of Georgia About the Ghana Council of Georgia The premise of the Ghana Council was inspired by a common determination to promote unity and cooperation among Ghanaians in Georgia. With a statewide focus and a keenness to make a local impact, we represent the diversity in the community by speaking with one national voice. The Ghana Council of Georgia is not only dedicated to the welfare of Ghanaians, but also to the progress of Ghana as a nation. It is our goal to provide a forum for free discussion of matters of national importance and build co-operation among Ghanaians to pull resources together for the good of the community. Aims & Objectives The aims and objectives of the Ghana Council of Georgia are to: Promote the general welfare and unity among Ghanaians in Georgia Foster a sense of national pride among Ghanaians and promote the Ghanaian culture Participate actively in Ghana National affairs Establish and maintain friendly relations with people and organizations of Georgia Promote better understanding and co-operation between Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians Honor and observe Ghana National days and the African Liberation Day Disseminate information on events of interest in Ghana and elsewhere to Ghanaians Develop fund raising mechanisms to support, promote and maintain the organization Set up agencies to promote social services to Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians as necessary Governance The affairs of the Council are governed by a Board of Directors who are representatives of the member associations. The Board is responsible for determining and monitoring the mission of the organization and ensuring that resources are used responsibly and that it is consistent with accomplishing its mission. Besides the Board of Directors, we also have the Executive Committee, which is the administrative body of the Council, and the Advisory Board (also known as the “body of knowledge.”) The Advisory Board shall advise the General Council and the Executive Committee on specific matters including but not limited to legal, financial, tax, health, education, business, information technology, spiritual, culture and traditional matters. The board shall be made of up to nine members at any particular time. The members of the Advisory Board shall have no voting rights. Meetings The General Council meets at least once every two (2) months
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