Ghana, one of the most enduring democratic partners in West Africa, is a regional leader and critical member of ECOWAS. As West Africa and the Sahel face a wave of extraconstitutional movements and growing political instability, the United States and its partners are seeking ways to best support Ghana and other longstanding democracies in the region to promote and sustain democracy as a governance model.

USIP hosted a conversation with Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo on ways to address governance opportunities and challenges in West Africa. The discussion also examined Ghana's critical role as a regional leader in promoting peace, stability and sustainable development.

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Speakers

His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo 
President of the Republic of Ghana

Lise Grande 
President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace

Ambassador Johnnie Carson, moderator
Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace


 

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