Robert Sarfo Mensah, GNAAP President
Robert Sarfo Mensah, GNAAP President
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The Ghana National Association of ADR Practitioners (GNAAP) is set to hold its national Mandatory Continuous Professional Development Workshop (MCPDW) aimed at enhancing the expertise of ADR practitioners in Ghana.

The MCPDW, slated for December 15 and 16, at the Pentecost Convention Centre, Millennium City, also provides a platform for ADR practitioners in the country to share experiences and ideas for enhanced professional practice.

Being held in collaboration with the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPLS), the meeting offers the opportunity for ADR practitioners to discuss and fashion out solutions to emerging challenges in the profession.

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Dozens of ADR practitioners, including members of GNAAP, are expected to attend the professional training event which would, among other things, assess some ADR cases across the globe.

Isaac Nana Asare, Administrator of GNAAP, told ADR Daily that more than 400 ADR practitioners are expected to participate in the capacity building and networking workshop.

According to him, the objective of the workshop falls in line with the policy of the GNAAP towards the promotion of the ADR profession in Ghana.

Ghana National Association of ADR Practitioners is an association of ADR professionals in Ghana established in August 2013. It has as its membership people from different backgrounds such as Lawyers, Chiefs, Queens Mothers, Members of Parliament, Business Executives, Teachers, Engineers, Security Agencies, the Clergy and other professions.

Its objectives are to promote the acceptance and use of ADR mechanisms throughout Ghana and beyond, provide education, training and research in ADR, promote high professional standard in ADR practice, and promote the use of ADR to prevent, manage and resolve conflicts and disputes in line with the ADR Act 2010, (Act 798).

By Nii Adotey/