Prof. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua

Prof. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua is a member of the Ghana Bar and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra where he teaches Public International Law and International Human Rights Law. He is also the representative Lecturer from University of Ghana in the LLM Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation course, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Kwadwo obtained his LLB (Hons) from the University of Ghana, Legon; LLM from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada and his Doctor of Civil Law from McGill University. He then proceeded to do his post-doctoral fellowship at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on a Bank of Ireland fellowship.

Kwadwo completed his Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship at Centre for Educational Research and Development, Lincoln University, UK where he conducted a research on “Building Academic Freedom and Democracy in Africa.” He is a Global Ethics Fellow of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, USA and a member of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Thematic Group 3 on “The Challenges of Social Inclusion: Gender, Inequalities and Human Rights.”

He is a Christian with the church of Christ Legon and is married with two children.