Over 30 leaders of the Musicians Union of Ghana are gathering in Akosombo for a 3 day workshop.
The workshop is under the auspices of the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), an international organization of Musicians Unions based in Paris, France.
The workshop will be facilitated by the Deputy General Secretary of FIM, Mr Thomas Dayan and Mrs Gunnel Maria Person Westin of the Swedish Musicians Union.
The training programme is part of. FIM’s Union to Union capacity building programme for Union in Africa and it is over a 3 year period.
Some of the topics to be discussed include Collective Bargaining Agreements, Gender Issues and development roadmap for the Union.
According to the Acting President, Bessa Simons, “MUSIGA is focused on building the capacities of it’s leadership toa ensure that they are ready for the transformative work required for it to play it’s rightful role in the music industry in Ghana.”
Former MUSIGA President, Alhaji Sidiku Buari was a vice President of FIM while the immediate past president, Obour was an executive member of FIM.