Composition of the Ghana National Commission of UNESCO

The Commission presently comprises at least thirty-five (35) members drawn from relevant Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Institutions as well as non-governmental organizations in Ghana. The Commission meets in plenary session twice a year, preferably March/April and September/October. However, in a General Conference year, the Commission may meet more than two times.

Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Minister for Education, Chairman of the Commission and Ghana’s Representative on the UNESCO Executive Board






MEMBERS

Ms. Mavis Kusorgbor

Multilateral, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration


Mrs. Dede Bedu-Addo

Ministry of Gender, Women and Social Protection


Ms. Stella Badu

Ministry of Justice and Attorney General’s Department


Mr. Edmund Nkansah

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning



Dr. George Essegbey

Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI), CSIR


Mr. Harrison K. Sasu

Ministry of Youth and Sports


Ms. Mamle Andrews

Ministry of Information


Emerita Prof. Isabela Quakyi

Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences



Dr. Emmanuel Newman

National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE)


Mrs. Jane Edna Nyame

National Commission on Culture


Mr. Hayford Siaw

Ghana Library Authority


Dr. Solomon Anum

Ghana Geological Survey Authority



Hon. William Agyapong Quaittoo

Parliamentary Select Committee on Education


Mr. Kingsley Ofosu Ntiamoah

Ghana Museums and Monuments Board


Ms. Angela Mercy Dannson

Ministry of Food and Agriculture


Mr. Gabriel Tandoh

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture



Mr. Thomas Musah

Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)


Ms. Magdalene Appenteng

Ministry of Communication


Mr. George Sarpong

National Media Commission


Mrs. Nana Yamfoah Amua-Sekyi

Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)



Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa

Ghana Education Service


Mad. Levina Owusu

Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI)


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