About Us

On the 31st of May, 2003, the executives of UGAG and the Ghana Unions of Aachen, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Kaiserslautern, Krefeld, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim, Munich, Saabrücken and Worms met in Cologne to discuss about the formation of an umbrella organization, whose aim would be to assist Ghanaians in Germany and initiate development projects in Ghana. After series of meetings in Cologne, Saarbrücken and finally Landshut, which brought in other members from Landshut and Stuttgart, the Union of Ghanaian Association in Germany (UGAG) was formed and a fresh 5-member National Executive Committee was elected to mange the affairs of the Union.

The Union, which is non-political, non-ethnic, religiously neutral and non-profit making has its membership open to all Ghanaian associations and religious bodies in Germany. Some of the founding members are presently not very active whiles Ghana Unions in Bremen, Darmstadt, Freiburg, Munich, Karlsruhe and Kassel have joined the union. Some of the founding members are presently not active; others like Bremen, Darmstadt and Freiburg,
Munich, Karlsruhe have joined the union.

The union, which has its seat in Cologne, has the following aims and objectives among others: