His Excellency Kwame Bawuah-Edusei, Ghanaian ambassador to the United States, will speak at an Ambassadorial Insights Lecture at Brigham Young University on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m. in the David M. Kennedy Center conference room, 238 Herald R. Clark Building.
Bawuah-Edusei was appointed Ghana’s ambassador in 2006 and holds concurrent accreditation to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Haiti and the Bahamas.
As ambassador, Bawuah-Edusei helped to secure Ghana as host of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 2008. Under his watch, Ghana also joined the International Organization of Migration and the U.N. Commission for Refugees.
A medical doctor, Bawuah-Edusei traveled extensively in deprived areas of northern Ghana offering free medical care at his own expense.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Visit kennedy.byu.edu for more information.
Writer: Brady Toone