United Press for Development Network (UPDN) is one of the fastest growing media relations in Ghana. UPD Network is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, nonpartisan and a registered National Youth Organization under the National Youth Authority (NYA) of the Republic of Ghana with registration number NYA/EAR/N/YED/0326. We connect media practitioners and network ourselves across the nation (outside the shores of Ghana and Africa) for national development. Our main objective is to provide a common societal value where the wellbeing of youngsters in the media world and citizens are highly developed and recognized commercially. We hold governments to the developmental agenda of their country through proper policies and responsible governance.
We also inspire community and citizens participation in the development of the country with the able power of the media. UPD Network seeks to bring uniformity, sanctity and high professional ethics in the media landscape. With keen interest, take care of the health and welfare of media persons and their families. Provide legal, financial/business, content, production etc. assistance to members of the network and build a continuous brand of experienced media men and women for the world’s media market even from media school or college. Also, we provide news consumers, sports and music lovers with timely but comprehensive and credible information via our News porter www.updghana.com and our various social media handles.
Youth entrepreneurial development and empowerment, mentorship, capacity building, financial literacy, communication/public speaking orientation and training are significant objectives of the above mentioned media network.
MISSION: To build a unified brand of young Ghanaians in the media fraternity to front a new media landscape where skill empowerment and training to adopt objectivity, high professional ethics and global standards, to raise the standard of the profession is our mission. Train and encourage young entrepreneurship skill for national development.
VISION: Our vision is to be the hub of skill, inspire, revive and inculcate the spirit of patriotism within the youth and through innovative concepts develop Ghanaian youth through the inky fraternity.