Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo Appointed as Member of the Expert Group of High Level Panel

Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo

Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, Director of the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) at the University of Ghana has been appointed a member of the Expert Group of the High Level Panel (HLP). The HLP is made up of 14 Heads of Government with support from the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for the Ocean.

The Heads of Government consist of Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Namibia, Norway, Mexico, Palau and Portugal.

Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, an Associate Professor in Coastal Processes and Delta Studies, has also been appointed a Co-Lead Author for one of the 15 chapter Blue Papers. The Blue Papers will play a central role in the production of the HLP's Summary of Recommendations on the Blue Economy, which will make the case for change and calls for international action for the short, medium and long term.

The University of Ghana congratulates Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo for this sterling achievement.