Public Lecture

The general public is cordially invited to a public lecture organised by the Centre for Conflict, Human Rights and Peace Studies as follows:

Topic: Importance of Conflict, Human Rights and Peace Studies in present development discourse

Speaker: Dr. Colm Thomas O. Cuanachain - Senior Director, Office of the Secretary General, Amnesty International

Chairman:  Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UEW

Date: October 19, 2016

Time: 1:30pm

Venue: Prof. Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus Winneba

Brief Profile of the Speaker

Dr. Colm Ó Cuanacháin is Senior Director of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty International. He is responsible for the Office of the Secretary General, Global Management and Strategy and Evaluation teams; supporting sections and structures at the global level and overseeing the National Offices; and Amnesty International’s governance function for the International Board

Colm has held a number of other roles in Amnesty International including as Senior Director of Movement Building, Chair of Amnesty International’s global governance body, Secretary General of the organization's Irish Section and Senior Director for Campaigns.

He formerly worked as Head of Campaigns for ActionAid International. He holds a PhD in Human Rights Education.

Click here to listen to an interview with Dr. Cuanachain

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Prof. Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre